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Loot.Bet becomes the latest to join ESIC

In a bid to further investigate possible instances of match-fixing and fraud, esports bookmaker Loot.Bet has joined the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC).   The bookmaker has agreed to share betting data with the independent monitoring body, with the hope of protecting integrity in esports. “As a major esports bookmaker, we’re deeply interested in high trust not only in our brand in …

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Australian authorities crack down on suspicious betting in esports investigation

A number of warrants for arrest have been executed across Australia this morning following an investigation into suspicious betting activity on an esports league. The investigation, carried out as part of a joint operation between the Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit and the Organised Crime Intelligence Unit, was initiated after information was received by local police regarding  activity linked to a …

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ESIC ‘Malta Summit’ calls for greater collaboration on esports betting integrity

‘The Esports Integrity Coalition- ESIC‘ has called for all the esports stakeholders, governing bodies and licensed gambling operators to collaborate in tackling esports growing ‘betting integrity’ concerns. ESIC’s call for collaboration comes as the integrity body details an ‘alarming rise’ in suspicious betting alerts gathered over the past 12-months. The body announced that 74 suspicious betting alerts were recorded during 2018, …

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Luckbox commits to highest level of esports integrity monitoring joining ESIC

Dedicated esports betting operator Luckbox, has confirmed that it has become the latest industry incumbent to join the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC). Founded in 2016, ESIC is an independent integrity monitoring body, which aims to safeguard all-levels of competitive esports against cheating, match-fixing and corruption. Isle of Man licensed Luckbox, an enterprise which gearing for its full platform launch in …

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Esports integrity at the core of GLMS and ESIC relationship

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) and Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) have joined forces, in light of the verticals rising betting popularity on a global level. Coming together to safeguard the integrity of esports, the agreement in place is to see both parties work together, identifying and reporting potential irregularities and suspicious betting patterns, across its growing number of competitions. …

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Esports Integrity Coalition widens international scope

The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has announced the addition of three new members to the organisation, as it reinforces its position as a global body dedicated to combating all forms of corruption and cheating in the world of esports. The first member, Geem, is a digital esports platform based in Dubai. Geem is positioned to provide daily online competitions to the …

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Esportsbetting.com aims to innovate the Esports Betting Ecosystem

The first Malta-built and Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) licensed esports betting platform esportsbetting.com, has not only announced its official launch, but has also unveiled a partnership with the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC). Upholding the betting compliance standards of the ESIC, esportsbetting.com provides a trusted betting platform that operates at the highest level of integrity in order to foster an environment …

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MGA and ESIC sign Memorandum of Understanding

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It has been announced today that the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has entered into a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC).  This move which is ‘in the interests of protecting and maintaining the integrity of esports and esports betting’ is another step in the right direction by ESIC. ESIC has been amassing regulated and official partners throughout esports in …

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ESIC forms eSports advisory partnership with UK Gambling Commission

Non-profit Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has detailed that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), which will see the organisation become an adviser on the detection and prevention of betting malpractice within eSports. Set-up in 2015, ESIC’s aim is to uphold the integrity of eSports and its related stakeholders against match manipulation and potential …

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GameCo joins the Esports Integrity Coalition members club

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The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has announced that GameCo has become its latest member. GameCo is focused on bringing video games to casinos, and its VGMs (Video game gambling machines) hit the casino floor in Atalantic City late last year. Esports Integrity Commissioner Ian Smith said: “We are delighted that GameCo has decided to join ESIC. GameCo operates at the …

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