Tag Archives: Ludovico Calvi

IGT ups sports integrity dynamics by joining GLMS

New York-listed gambling technology and lottery systems supplier IGT Group has joined the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) as an Associate Member. IGT will form part of the global association of lotteries, which was established with the objective to ‘safeguard the integrity and values of sports worldwide’. Becoming an Associate Member, IGT will be linked to the GLMS visual identity. It will receive …

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GLMS identifies 198 suspicious betting instances in Q1

The Global Lottery Management System (GLMS) has identified 33 matches to its partners out of the 198 alerts generated regarding suspicious betting activities. The alerts generated are said to cover a wide range of sports for Q1, including football, basketball, tennis, badminton, volleyball, esports and ice hockey. GLMS President, Ludovico Calvi, commented on the results: “GLMS is a Global Integrity …

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Majority of GLMS suspicious betting alerts come from football

The GLMS has revealed that football received the most suspicious betting alerts in 2018, with 482 of 631 alerts coming from the sport, of which, 46 matches were reported to UEFA and 18 matches were reported to FIFA. Suspicious football alerts originated mainly from Europe, with 359 coming from the continent, compared to South America where 61 alerts were reported. …

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GLMS & ERASMUS launch ‘IntegriSport’ education project

Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has announced its first major initiative of 2019, officially launching its ‘IntegriSport Project’, co-developed in partnership with the EU ERASMUS European-wide education and training programme. The project aims to raise awareness and improve training standards among European-wide law enforcement authorities/stakeholders with regards to identifying sport manipulations/corruptions Launching IntegriSport, the GLMS has split the project into two …

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ALEA and GLMS conference highlights importance of Argentina’s sports integrity

Jointly organised by the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) and the Association of Argentinian Lotteries (ALEA), a press conference involving a host of high level speakers,  this week underlined the importance of issues related to illegal sports betting regulation and sport competition manipulations in Argentina. The conference placed a specific emphasis on tennis, with Friedrich Martens from the International Olympic …

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GLMS collaborates with Europol on combatting sports manipulations

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the integrity unit of the World Lottery Association (WLA) has announced a cooperation agreement with Europol, the law European Union’s law enforcement agency. Signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at The Hague, GLMS and Europol entities have agreed to share data and information on sports competitions and related organised crime investigations. GLMS and Europol …

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GLMS and Victoria Police unite to “wipe out organised crime”

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The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) and Victoria Police have decided to join forces and share information regarding irregular betting patterns in order to detect and prevent sports betting manipulations in Australian sport. It is hoped the move will “wipe out organised crime involvement” in the industry.   GLMS will be providing Victoria Police with information on irregular betting patterns …

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GLMS President strengthens support for sustainable sports betting

Speaking at the Conference of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) in Cleveland this week, GLMS President, Ludovico Calvi highlighted that regulated sports betting can lead to a ‘turning point’ for the evolution of US Gaming. Playing a key part in a high level discussion on the climate for US Sports Betting post given that PASPA …

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European Lotteries Association joins Betting on Sports Week in September

European Lotteries

The European Lotteries Association will host a meeting for members of its Sport Working Group at next month’s Betting on Sports Week in London (18-21 September), while several of its headline members have been lined up to speak at the event. European Lotteries is the umbrella organisation of national lotteries operating games of chance for the public benefit, which brings …

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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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