LMB Mexico appoints Genius Sports as integrity lead

Mexico’s top baseball league – Liga Mexicana de Beisbol (LMB) has moved to strengthen its all-around integrity capacities incorporating Genius Sports’ data systems and technology infrastructures.

The partnership will see Genius Sports’ ‘Bet Monitoring System’ review in real-time all LMB related betting odds and markets.

Confirming Genius Sports as Integrity lead, Javier Salinas, President of LMB stated that the Mexican baseball league and its stakeholders were committed to eradicating corruption across all levels of the sport.

“For the LMB, it is of the utmost importance to take preventive measures against any action that may lead to the corruption of our games. It is important that our fans and commercial partners have absolute certainty of the ethics and values of our league. We offer a world-class sporting competition, we have a league with integrity and this agreement will put us at the level of the best sports leagues in the world in preventing match-fixing.” Salinas comments on the update

In the update, Genius Sports confirms that it will also set up a series of consultations and workshops helping LMB and its athletes, umpires, officials and associates identify sports corruption and match-fixing events.

Backing LMB directives, Ben Paterson, Integrity Operations Director of Genius Sports, said: “By combining 24/7 bet monitoring protection with educational workshops, the LMB will be able to both detect any potential irregularities and prevent future incidents of betting-related corruption. We look forward to working alongside them to safeguard the transparency of their competitions.”