A deep gambling culture coupled with sheer entrepreneurial zeal has made Singapore a big player in global match-fixing. Photo: AFP A deep gambling culture coupled with sheer entrepreneurial zeal has made Singapore a big player in global match-fixing. Photo: AFP
A deep gambling culture coupled with sheer entrepreneurial zeal has made Singapore a big player in global match-fixing. Photo: AFP

How tiny Singapore became big player in match-fixing

Access to international transport, globally accepted passports and fluency in English and Mandarin help Singaporean fixers spread their influence

A deep gambling culture coupled with sheer entrepreneurial zeal has made Singapore a big player in global match-fixing. Photo: AFP A deep gambling culture coupled with sheer entrepreneurial zeal has made Singapore a big player in global match-fixing. Photo: AFP
A deep gambling culture coupled with sheer entrepreneurial zeal has made Singapore a big player in global match-fixing. Photo: AFP
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