Scientific Games joins GLMS global integrity programme

Pat McHugh – SGC

Nasdaq-listed industry technology and systems supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has become the first lottery betting supplier to join the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) programme.

The GLMS programme is a lottery industry mutualized monitoring system on sports betting aimed at detecting and analysing suspicious betting activities that could question the integrity of sports competitions.

The programme sees global lottery stakeholders work together in the interest of sustaining the integrity of sports betting as GLMS associate members.

Servicing the newly open US sports betting market, SGC has launched its new Managed Trading Services (MTS), operating risk, liability, and player management provisions for US sector incumbents

Pat McHugh, Senior VP Global Lottery Systems for Scientific Games, detailed to media : “We are very impressed by the strong growth of the GLMS over the past year, and we are honoured to support its good efforts now as an Associate Member. The work of GLMS both in the field of monitoring of betting patterns and in establishing a culture of integrity is outstanding. Scientific Games is fully aligned with this important global effort to safeguard the integrity of sports betting for lotteries.”

As a GLMS Associate Member, SGC will be associated to GLMS visual identity and will be further supported with the programmes integrity alerts.

 Ludovico Calvi – GLMS

In addition, SGC will gain access to GLMS education and prevention tools, and its combined stakeholder information network.

Welcoming SGC as a new partner, GLMS PresidentLudovico Calvi stated: “I am pleased to welcome Scientific Games within the GLMS network. The inclusion of Scientific Games as the first lottery supplier GLMS Associate Member further enhances our efforts to become a truly global sports integrity body. We warmly thank Scientific Games for this support in the massive fight against manipulations of sport competitions, which also shows their strong commitment to responsible and sustainable sports betting. We are looking forward to welcoming further GLMS associate members in the near future.”

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