Professional sports are about peak performance and world records - but for many, they're also about money. Swiss company Sportradar has declared war on betting fraud and match fixing.
Sports gambling is big business, estimated be worth several hundred billion euros per year worldwide. As the popularity of online betting grows, controlling the business becomes more difficult, giving the mafia easy pickings for money laundering. And the corruption has also begun to poison the game, as betting scandals in Italian and Spanish soccer make apparent. Computer experts at Sportradar aim to crack down on illegal betting and bring integrity back to sports.
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Producer : Deutsche Welle