Tag Archives: US Open

ITIA launches new website for tennis integrity stakeholders

Tennis’ governing bodies have launched the International Tennis Integrity Authority (ITIA) new website to improve communication, information and engagement between all stakeholders protecting integrity across all levels of the sport. The formation of a new tennis integrity body was recommended by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) independent report into match-fixing and athlete corruption published in 2018. The damaging findings of the …

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Dana Strong takes the lead as new Sky CEO

Comcast has named Dana Strong as the new CEO of Sky following the announcement that incumbent Jeremy Darroch is vacating the position. Strong’s most recent position was President of Consumer Services at Comcast, the American media giant which acquired Sky for £30.5 billion in 2018. In her new role she will report directly to the company’s CEO Brian L Roberts. …

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Cloudbet reactivates ‘zero margin odds’ for the US Open

Crypto sportsbook Cloudbet has relaunched it’s signature ‘zero-margin odds campaign’ for this September’s US Open grand slam tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows in New York, where Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams head the market. Having rolled out the zero-margin offer to immediate and demonstrable effect over the COVID-19-disrupted English Premier League football season, the firm is again deploying its blockchain …

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Tennis ace Wilander unveiled as Pinnacle ambassador

As it begins its landmark 20th year of operations, online bookmaker Pinnacle has reached a new milestone with the announcement of former world no.1 tennis star Mats Wilander as its first ever brand ambassador. After an illustrious 16-year career as a professional, Wilander will produce educational content for Pinnacle’s Betting Resources portal – providing readers with unique insight into the …

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Tennis Integrity Unit investigates match from Wimbledon 2016

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has confirmed that it is investigating a match from Wimbledon this year in relation to suspicious betting patterns. The anti-corruption unit, established in September 2008 to enforce a zero-tolerance policy towards gambling-related corruption in tennis worldwide, has not revealed which match is under investigation, but it is believed to have involved relatively obscure players. The …

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JAbet expands trading team to match growing tennis interest

JAbet has increased its tennis-focused trading team head count by 30%, with tennis betting expected to outstrip horse racing within five years. The niche online tennis bookmaker, which recently reported growth of over 500% for 2015/16, offers the tightest margins in the market on tennis betting, and guarantees never to restrict the accounts of winning punters using its service. Vincent Leonard, …

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