The American journal Foreign Policy estimated that legal and illegal Asian gambling industry is at $450 billion a year. The Yangjiang Group is the most famous illegal gambling organization in the China. This group has almost made an industry from the interest of the Chinese people’s illegal soccer gambling.
Analysts show sums like these are equal to 20 times the revenues of all of European professional football leagues.
It became a situation that has made match-fixing a global and, some argue, mature and stable industry.
To overcome this blasee attitude, Soccer superstar David Beckham arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to start his role as an ambassador for the Chinese Super League (CSL) and the Youth Football Program in China. He visited two local schools to promote soccer.
The effect of the Chinese sports on the global stand of non-violent and just sports will be much debated in the future.