Sunday, January 17, 2021

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MGA establishes new Sports Integrity Unit

MGA Sports Integrity Unit
The MGA is creating a new Sports Integrity Unit as part of an initiative to increase focus and resources towards the fight against the manipulation of..

DFL extends anti-match fixing partnership with Sportradar

DFL partnership Sportradar
The Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) has deepened its partnership with Sportradar Integrity Services in a new deal to ensure the integrity of all DFL matches..

Channelisation will be vital to integrity in a post-PASPA USA

PASPA, USA, Sportradar, sportsbetting
In the fight to make a success of the US’s burgeoning sportsbetting regime, one of the major challenges will be finding ways to channel the hordes of existing punters away from the black market and towards the regulated space. This is essential not only for consumer…

62 suspicious betting alerts reported by ESSA in Q2 2018

Sports betting
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,

Tabcorp lets sun set on Sun Bets partnership

Football
Tabcorp has announced it will terminate its involvement in UK-facing online gambling site Sun Bets, pending withdrawal discussions with operating partner News UK. The $9bn Australian operator has reassessed its involvement with the Sun newspaper…

Champions Hockey League brings in Sportradar for integrity insight

Champions Hockey League
Champions Hockey League (CHL), the premier European ice hockey competition that pits top teams from the first-tier leagues of the continent against each other every year, has today signed a long-term partnership with Sportradar, the most credible integrity

Where there’s a way there’s a will – Don’t assume the World Cup can’t be fixed

world cup fixing
Match-fixing can and does happen at every level of football, says Jake Marsh, head of integrity operations at the Perform Group. And even three billion pairs of eyes won’t necessarily be enough to deter the most opportunistic conspirators at this summer’s World Cup.   iGAMING TIMES: How much of a concern is match-fixing at this year’s World Cup? JAKE MARSH: Match-fixing will...

Cohen: How betting on sports enhances sports integrity

Peter Cohen
Peter Cohen, director of regulatory affairs at The Agenda Group, dismisses the claim that regulated betting leaves sport vulnerable to interference. In this timely and cogent repost he shows that effective regulation is a recipe for the exact opposite.

NBA maintains one percent fee, drops ‘integrity’ element

Betting Business, Sportradar, NBA
Despite near universal objection to the NBA’s one percent integrity fee, commissioner Adam Silver has said the fee, “call it a royalty”, is necessary to protect the league’s “intellectual property.” Speaking at the NBA’s union address, Silver defended the controversial fee, pointing to other jurisdictions that have used the same model to compensate sports leagues for the use of their...

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