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Everton Defender Yerry Mina fined for betting charged violation

English football's governing body have fined Everton defender with the sum of £10,000 ($12,338) after admitting a Football Association misconduct charge in relation to betting rules,
In a statement released by the FA confirmed that "Yerry Mina" was fined for "participating in an advertisement for betting activity which he is prohibited from engaging in", a television advert for gambling company Betjuego in his home country of Colombia earlier this year.
The FA Regulatory Commission further revealed that all the money Yerry Mina received for the advert was donated to his charitable foundation, which was set up by the former Barcelona centre-back in 2016 to help disadvantaged young people back home.
In a swift reaction, the 24-year-old requested the advert to be removed as soon as he was informed he was in breach of FA rules, while he ended his association with the betting company in May.
it is recalled that stringent rules are in place over sports betting in order to prevent match-fixing and spot-betting.
Earlier this year, Daniel Sturridge a Liverpool striker, now playing for Turkish club "Trabzonspor", was fined £75,000 ($94,000) and handed a six-week suspension after being found guilty of breaching different betting rules.
Media reports also revealed that Leeds midfielder "Jordan Stevens" has been given a six-week ban and a £1,200 fine after placing 59 bets on football between August 2018 and May 2019 -- including five games involving his own team.

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