- Sep 7, 2005
- AFL Club
- Other Teams
- Dallas Mavs, West Ham
The names of these two alleged players have been circulating for a while, coincidentally neither will play AFL this weekend.
Two current AFL stars have lost $1 million each on the punt and up to 120 players and coaches have gambling issues, according to a leading counsellor.
Jan Beames, who specialises in helping elite sportspeople fight their gambling addictions, has described the problem in football “an epidemic”.
Two players — one from a Victorian team and the other from an interstate club — have each lost or owe $1 million, she has revealed.