The Eredivisie CV wants to make it clear in player contracts that gambling is prohibited in professional football. A representative of the Eredivisie club responded to the NOS story that 25 players from the Eredivisie and Keuken Kampioen Divisie had placed bets on their own matches in recent months.
Further investigation by police
In some cases, reports about gambling footballers were so suspicious that it is now with the police for further investigation. Concrete details about these cases are not known.
According to the Kansspelautoriteit, according to a document received by NOS, six players in the Eredivisie had recently gambled on matches. In the Kitchen Championships of the second professional level, as many as 19.
In some cases, the reports are so suspicious that the police are investigating. Football association KNVB was aware of the reports but not the details. Gambling offices are not allowed to share information about players, games and betting. As a result, the KNVB could not take further steps.