Tag Archives: integrity

ESSA Report: Tennis triggering integrity concerns

Tennis has triggered the most betting integrity alerts over the past quarter, accordinding to ESSA‘s second quarterly integrity report which details the level of suspicious betting activity detected on the markets of some of the world’s major regulated betting operators. Overall, during the second quarter of 2015, ESSA members raised 73 alerts of which, after detailed examination, 23 were found …

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ESSA keeping tabs on integrity matters

SBC News’ Joe Plewes takes a look at the recent ESSA integrity report to see what the industry is doing to clamp down on incidences of match fixing. The recent ESSA integrity report for the first quarter of 2015 couldn’t have been more timely. It was released within a week of two former Football League players being jailed for a …

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ESSA reveals 24 suspicious betting patterns in Q1 2015

Industry integrity organisation ESSA has launched its 2015 Q1 Integrity Report. This is the first quarterly report to be issued, replacing the previous annual report. ESSA Chairman Mike O’Kane stated: “I am delighted to welcome our readers to ESSA’s new quarterly integrity report. We have long promoted an open, transparent and evidence-based approach and we hope that this report, and …

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Czech Rep FA extends integrity partnership with Sportradar

The Czech Republic’s FA (FACR) has extended its existing data and integrity partnership with Sportradar for a further four years, taking the relationship on until the summer of 2019. Under the agreement signed today, Sportradar’s market-leading Fraud Detection System will monitor all the senior and U21s men’s and women’s national team fixtures, all the U19s league matches, the women’s first …

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Match fixing groomers ‘almost like paedophiles’

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has apparently waged war on live betting ahead of the Cricket World Cup, and warned that anyone caught breaking the rules would be barred from the whole tournament. Speaking to the media at the end of last week, Sir Ronnie Flanagan, head of the ICC’s anti-corruption and security unit, said that ‘pitch-siding’ went ‘far deeper’ …

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Six Nations signs integrity monitoring deal

Six Nations Rugby Limited signed a three year service agreement with Sportradar under which the next three editions of the senior Men’s, Women’s and U20s Six Nations Championships will be monitored by Sportradar’s Fraud Detection System. Sportradar, which already works with the Rugby Football Union and the Australian Rugby Union, will employ its FDS to monitor the global betting patterns …

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Andreas Krannich – Sportradar – The Integrity Fight

Sports integrity and match fixing are a key concern to regulatory bodies, as online sports betting looks for government approval and a coherent legislative framework in multiple jurisdictions. For a number of year’s sports data and insight specialist Sportradar has been helping numerous stakeholders fight against sports corruption using data and technology. Team SBC spoke with Andreas Krannich Managing Director …

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Sportradar to monitor ice hockey betting patterns for IIHF

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has announced a landmark three-year partnership with integrity specialist Sportradar. Under the partnership, Sportradar will monitor a total of three flagship tournaments per year from 2015 to 2017 and will deliver a total of 12 educational workshops, which will be targeted at participating players, officials, administrators and coaches. In a similar way that it …

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Job of the Week: Sports Trading Integrity Analyst

LOCATION: Sydney, AU JOB TYPE: Permanent The Sporting Integrity Trading Analyst will be part of Sportradar’s expanding Security Services team. Since 2004, Sportradar has provided its Fraud Detection System (FDS) to sports federations across the world in order to monitor the global betting market for signs of corruption and match-fixing. The FDS now monitors in excess of 65,000 matches each …

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CONCACAF extends Sportradar partnership

Sportradar has extended its partnership with the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), under which Sportradar will monitor betting on a range of CONCACAF and regional competitions for the 2014-2015 competition period. Sportradar will use its unique Fraud Detection System (FDS) to scrutinise worldwide betting on these competitions, and will alert CONCACAF of any suspicious events …

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