http://declanhill.com/blog/item/will-th ... il-why-not
FIFA’s attitude seemed to have been that these fixers were the unluckiest tourists in the world. The fixers went to all these tournaments around the world, where they approached players, coaches and officials — but, FIFA insisted, they never succeeded in bribing anyone. Yet they kept returning.
[...] [I]t is difficult to think that the match-fixers will not be in Brazil trying their luck.
FIFA likes to talk about $4 billion at the World Cup.
[...] when the Asian sports gambling market clears $4 billion, [w]e call it — Thursday.