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IMG CEO bet on his company's athletes

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TheSportsPredictor, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    And Roger Federer's name dragged into it as he is accused of providing inside info:


    Great article by Greg Couch. I have a feeling no one will else will pick up the ball and run with it.
  2. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Is there any wonder that Davydenko is a top 5 player? Not saying its a fix for Nadal and Federer to be at the top but everything below them is suspect. This is stunning.
  3. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    IMG's excuse: Forstmann didn't bet on RFed to lose, only to win.

    Still betting .... Ask Pete Rose.
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Oh, he bet on the NCAA Tournament, too. While his company was negotiating a marketing deal with the NCAA:

  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    I always smell something fishy when some heavy hitter "befriends" someone well below their socio-economic level and tries to help them. See Pete Rose, Roger Clemens et. al.
    Forstmann should just retire and enjoy his multi-million dollar golden parachute.
  6. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    He could have been betting on Federer to win, but were there conditions to those bets as in how many sets or games a match would last and so forth? Federer could have supplied some valuable information if those were the stakes. Hell, he could have even threw a set or two to make it work.
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