Preserving and ensuring integrity and fairness within all sports competitions is a fundamental principle held by the FFHB.
We have always fought against any and all infringements to these principles, notably through an appropriate regulatory framework which covers the issue of sports betting.
Since 12th May 2010 when the new law introduced on the opening of competition and the regulation of the online gambling sector, FFHB and LNH have strengthened their regulations to prevent conflicts of interest and to fight against fraud.
Any participant in a competitive match of handball is prohibited from:
Below is a list of all persons involved in a competition organized or authorized by the LNH or FFHB. This means any person (physically or morally) licensed or affiliated with the FFHB who participates directly or through a link of any kind whatsoever in a handball competition open to betting.
This list of participants has been developed jointly by the LNH and FFHB and concerns:
All prohibitions referred to in federal legislation, when violated, are subject to disciplinary sanctions.
Currently, the disciplinary rules of the LNH and FFHB are as follows:
|Offender||1st Offence||1st Reoffence||2nd Reoffence|
|Sanction||Probation period||Sanction||Probation period||Sanction|
|Manager, Referee, Official, Player, Agent||2 years max||1 year||Striking off||3 years|
|Club||€30,000 max||1 year||€60,000 max||3 years||Striking off|
|Operator||Authorized since …||Website|
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