Money earned in sport does not last forever
Read about our editorial guiding principles and the enforceable standard our journalists follow. To me, it was all or nothing. As football season prepares for kick off, a former AFL star who lost millions from gambling has warned the explosion in betting threatens the sport's integrity and opens the door to organised crime. By North America correspondent Conor Duffy. We need to have it regulated, so we can keep on top of irregular betting patterns.Former Melbourne star and reformed gambling addict David Schwarz launched a scathing attack on the AFL and its financial reliance on. A GAMBLER since the tender age of 14, former AFL star David Schwarz was addicted to the rush of the punt - and lost $4 million. "I had. DAVID Schwarz's young son turned to him with his tip on who was going to win a footy match. The then eight-year-old said, “Dad, I think.