Tag Archives: integrity

Making sports betting fair: Why Fonbet takes a zero tolerance approach to match fixing

Making sports betting fair: Why Fonbet takes a zero tolerance approach to match fixing

Taking a zero-tolerance approach to match fixing and breaches to sports betting integrity is the only way to ensure fairness according to Fonbet. Speaking with SBC News, a spokesperson for Fonbet discussed the challenges associated with different types of gamblers and why the operator has the broadest expertise when it comes to combating match fixing in Russia. SBC: The lazy …

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Sportradar tackles integrity breaches with social media programme

Sportradar tackles integrity breaches with social media programme

Sportradar has launched a new Social Media Integrity Education Service offering athletes and sports stakeholders the tools to identify integrity risks from social media platforms. The Penny Del, Germany’s Ice Hockey League, is among the first organisations to sign up to the new service.  The programme will comprise a series of webinars and workshops, in addition to tutorials which will …

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Sportradar adds 10-year extension to EHF integrity deal

Sportradar adds 10-year extension to EHF integrity deal

Sportradar has extended its integrity partnership with the European Handball Federation (EHF) for a further 10 years.  Under the agreement, Sportradar Integrity Services will provide a range of solutions and services to help safeguard EHF national team, club and international youth competitions from integrity threats through to 2030. Celebrating the 10-year extension, Sportradar Integrity Services Managing Director Andreas Krannich said: …

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Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar has been named as the international media distributor and OTT partner, as well as an official integrity partner, for Australia’s Hungry Jack’s National Basketball League (NBL). Through the agreement, which will commence from 10 January 2021, Sportradar will work closely with the NBL to enhance both distribution and coverage for its media rights across broadcast and online platforms. This …

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Sportradar renews Hero ISL integrity commitment

Sportradar renews Hero ISL integrity commitment

Sportradar has added a multi-year extension to its agreement with India’s premier football league, the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL). Building on their original partnership, which was signed in 2016, Sportradar Integrity Services will monitor all matches using its Fraud Detection System (FDS) that identifies betting-related manipulation in sport. The FDS utilises algorithms, a substantial database of information and …

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MGA makes it mandatory to report suspicious betting activities

Under new rules released by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), sportsbook operators will be required to report any suspicious betting patterns from 1 January 2021. The new requirements follow a seven-week consultation which sought to gather feedback on the proposed Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements alongside a series of other measures. The MGA stated that it plans to make its Suspicious …

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Betting on Sports Europe to address industry’s looming crisis

Betting on Sports Europe 2020

What can the sports betting industry do to avert an industry-wide crisis across Europe will be a key theme at this year’s Betting on Sports Europe conference, being held at Stamford Bridge on 2-4 June.  The conference will take place against a backdrop of the sports betting industry coming under fire from both politicians and the media, with the criticism …

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Watch: Joe Lee on the importance of collaboration

Head of GB&I at Paddy Power Betfair, Joe Lee has emphasized the importance of developing a collaborative relationship between the betting industry and sports governing bodies when it comes to maintaining integrity in US sports. Lee also discussed the importance of public trust, both in the industry as well as in governing sports bodies. In an interview at the recent Betting on Sports Conference, …

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Downes departs Dons following FA charge

English League One side AFC Wimbledon has parted company with manager Wally Downes after he was issued with a four-week suspension from all football-related activity following a breach of betting rules.  Announcing his departure, the club cited that a change of manager was the best route to retaining its upturn of results in recent weeks, whilst Downes has served a suspension.  …

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Svenska Spel collaborates with SEF to offer integrity lectures

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has secured a new agreement with Swedish Elite Football (SEF) which will see the duo collaborate in offering education surrounding match-fixing and sport integrity. Svenska Spel and the SEF will deliver a series of lectures at Sweden’s annual youth tournament, The Gothia Cup, which will primarily focus on addressing the dangers of match-fixing and …

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