COLLINGWOOD'S Jack Crisp has been fined $5000 by the AFL but will be free to face his old side the Brisbane Lions in round one after the League found him guilty of multiple betting offenses.
While at the Lions last year Crisp placed bets on an AFL market totaling $129.
Crisp's cooperation with the AFL saved him from suspension, but the 21-year-old will undergo counseling for as long as deemed required by the counselor – in consultation with Crisp and the club.
Meanwhile, a score review official will not be considered for AFL employment in 2015 after 62 bets totalling $362 were placed from his account.
The official permitted another party to place bets on his account, which was used to bet on AFL matches without his knowledge.
Crisp's was the most disturbing case to be revealed from the League's annual audit of players, coaches and club staff, but another five minor breaches were also exposed.
The five minor breaches were not considered concerns to the integrity of the game, but all involved were issued with first and final warnings.
AFL general counsel Andrew Dillon stressed the absolute nature of the League's rules surrounding betting.
"At all times, players, coaches and senior officials are expressly prohibited from any betting involving AFL matches or events,” Dillon said.
“The AFL will continue to rigorously examine all betting activity across all partners to ensure the rules are fully complied with at all times."