Tag Archives: Sports integrity

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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Second ‘Sports Integrity Action Plan’ published by UKGC & SBIF

In conjunction with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), the Sports Betting Integrity Forum (SBIF) has released its second consultancy paper ‘Sport & Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan (SBI Action Plan)’ for 2017. The second SBI Action Plan paper seeks to outline Great Britain’s approach to addressing the current risks to sports integrity and the monitoring of sports betting industry and …

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Mark Locke – Genius Sports – Technology a firm bet for sports integrity

Mark Locke CEO of Genius Sports details why technology aligned with stakeholder cooperation is the greatest asset in combatting match-fixing and sports corruption a subject matter which affects the industry’s  long-term growth, consumer appeal  and integrity.  The unprecedented growth in the popularity of sports betting around the world is due to different factors that include the rising popularity of OTT …

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ESSA welcomes European Parliament’s motions to protect sports integrity

Betting industry body ESSA, has welcomed the European Parliament’s approved a joint motion for a resolution promoting the adoption of good governance practices in sport to protect it from the adverse impacts of corruption and fraud, including money laundering and match-fixing. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) agreed the joint motion for a resolution following the recent revelations of alleged high-profile …

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