Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: Essa

62 suspicious betting alerts reported by ESSA in Q2 2018

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International betting integrity body ESSA (Sports Betting Integrity) reported 62 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the second quarter (Q2) of 2018. The Q2 cases involved 8 sports with: 44 cases in tennis, 12 cases in football,

ESSA reports 72 suspicious betting alerts during Q3 2017

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  International sports betting integrity body ESSA reported 72 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the third quarter (Q3) of 2017.   This was made up of 46 cases in tennis, followed by football and table tennis with eight cases each, basketball with four and two cases each for badminton, snooker and volleyball. A total of 152 cases...

ESSA announce new chair following board restructure

BBi - GVC ESSA Heike Mayer
International betting integrity body, ESSA, has elected a GVC’s Heike Mayer as its new Chairperson and expanded the membership of its board.   ESSA has confirmed it has appointed a new chair with GVC’s Heike Mayer succeeding outgoing ESSA Chair, Mike O’Kane, who has held the position since 2012. The board has also expanded to reflect its growing membership, with Betway’s Jon...

ESSA shines spotlight on tennis following suspicious betting cases

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International betting integrity body ESSA reported 27 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.   Tennis accounted for 45% of those alerts with 12 cases; the sport has now had the highest number of alerts in the last nine consecutive quarters. The remaining 55% of cases were split between: football (4 cases), volleyball...

ESSA secures latest key operator as 888 joins up

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888sport has become the latest operator to join betting integrity body ESSA.   The popular online gaming provider, 888sport, has been confirmed as the latest major operator to join the betting integrity body ESSA. 888sport is part of 888 Holdings PLC, incorporating a number of gambling brands and with licences in multiple jurisdictions, and is a major sponsor of sport, including Spanish...

ARJEL and ESSA team up for anti-corruption drive

ARJEL ESSA anti-corruption
French betting industry trade body ESSA has signed an integrity agreement with the French gambling regulatory authority ARJEL, in which both parties have agreed to pool resources and information on suspicious betting patterns throughout the duration of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament. The partnership is to cover a full spectrum of sports and competitions - and has been seen as...

ESSA reports 11 cases of suspicious betting activity in Q1 2016

ESSA Match-Fixing
In its first quarterly report of the year, sports integrity watchdog ESSA and its members identified 11 instances of suspicious activity across Asia, Europe, South America and Africa, with chairman Mike O’Kane commenting that “accountability is a fundamental requirement for sport.   Eleven instances of suspicious sports betting activity occurred in the first three months of 2016, according to a new...