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The World Cup’s Finest With Kindred’s Eric Konings

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. A Dutch theme descends over The World Cup’s Finest this afternoon, as Eric Konings, a Sports Betting Integrity Officer at Kindred Group, …

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Kindred Group steps up fight against corruption in UK sports

Stockholm-listed online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc has strengthened its sports integrity initiatives confirming that it has joined the Sports Betting Intelligence Forum (SBIF) and further signed a memorandum-of-understanding with the Rugby Football Union (RFU). Updating the market, Kindred will work with the SBIF becoming a betting industry stakeholder in developing initiatives to ‘protect sports and prevent sports corruption’. Established in …

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Audit regards Kindred as an integrity leader

The Kindred Group has been deemed to be one of the leading gambling operators within sports betting and sport integrity by the audit company Ethisport. The group achieved a global rating of 70 percent, exceeding the industry average, including national lotteries. Kindred Group (previously Unibet Group) has commissioned the sports betting integrity audit company Ethisport to conduct an audit on …

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Betting on Football puts the World Cup in the spotlight

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More than 30 experts have been confirmed for World Cup and Beyond, a seven-session track dedicated to Russia 2018 at this year’s Betting on Football (20-23 March). World Cup and Beyond will kick off with ‘Life beyond the bonus’, a panel featuring Mybet CMO Florian Guede and BetBright CEO Marcus Brennan. It has been designed to address the future of …

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ESIC, ESL and Kindred Group to discuss pertinent integrity issues at Betting on Esports 2017

Key figures from across the esports industry will discuss and debate the key integrity issues in the burgeoning industry at September’s Betting on Esports conference at Olympia, London. The panel will explore a wide range of topics, from software/hardware cheating to doping as well as examining whether or not esports has a major integrity scandal looming in the future. Esports …

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Betting on Football shows how to follow the leaders

Leaders PR - #bofcon2017

For high level sports betting staff looking for a crash course in leadership, SBC Events has lined up an eight-panel agenda on the first day of Betting on Football 2017, covering key industry topics such as self-regulation, match-fixing, investment, market consolidation, new brands in football betting and affiliate leaders. The Leadership Track is one of four main tracks across the …

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Unibet Group signs agreement with Early Warning System GmbH

Unibet Group has signed a cooperation agreement with Early Warning System GmbH (EWS) in order to improve efforts to safeguard the integrity of sports and betting. This agreement will further strengthen the cooperation between Unibet Group and FIFA’s Early Warning System, and the exchange of information will help to improve both prevention measures and education in the field of sports …

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BOFCON 2016 – Is the betting industry doing enough in the fight against corruption?

BOFCON afternoon schedule begins with a panel discussion on the betting industry’s ongoing fight against corruption and match-fixing. Presenting a diverse panel, Suzanne Davies (Director of Clifton Davies Consultancy) outlines the level of multi-stakeholder cooperation needed to undertake any effective fight on the matter. Davies introduces a panel representing the diverse actors/organisations needed in the battle against match-fixing and wider …

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Play in the Official SBC Foosball Championship at #BOFCON

The industry’s best table football players will have the opportunity to test their mettle against each other at next month’s Betting on Football Conference (BOFCON) at Stamford Bridge Stadium, after SBC Events announced the launch of the inaugural Betting Industry Foosball Tournament. The new #betfoos tournament will be sponsored by Betradar, a brand of Sportradar, and a global leader in …

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ICE 2016 – Betting integrity and match fixing

All of the panellists in the Betting Integrity Betmarkets Session at ICE 2016 agreed that the only way the current situation will improve is if the Gambling Commission, sports governing bodies, betting operators and law enforcement align with each other and work collaboratively in the fight against match fixing. Betting integrity and match fixing at the highest level of sport …

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