Tag Archives: IBIA

Yolo Group joins IBIA ahead of anticipated Brazilian market launch

SBC News Yolo Group joins IBIA ahead of anticipated Brazilian market launch

Yolo Group has become the latest member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA).  The company – established in 2014, now with offices in Estonia, Malta, Brazil, Australia and Guernsey – will see its Sportsbet.io brand feed into IBIA’s global integrity monitoring network.  Khalid Ali, CEO of IBIA, stated: “I am delighted to welcome Yolo Group to the association. Yolo …

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IBIA backs NBO concerns on the sustainability of Norway’s gambling regime

SBC News IBIA backs NBO concerns on the sustainability of Norway’s gambling regime

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has enhanced its integrity capabilities in the Nordics by announcing Norsk Bransjeforening for Onlinespill (NBO), Norway’s Association for Online Gaming, as a new partner. Updating members, IBIA has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NBO to “establish a cooperative framework for a safe and effective local licensing and regulatory regime in Norway, including …

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IBIA to hit ground running on sports integrity post-Brazil market launch

SBC News IBIA to hit ground running on sports integrity post-Brazil market launch

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has welcomed the adoption of the sports betting law by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies.  Having been approved by legislators and now awaiting signature from President Lula da Silva, the law introduces an effective regulatory and licensing system for operators in the country for both sports betting and online casinos. This also includes a …

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Three darts players suspended over suspicious betting activity

SBC News Three darts players suspended over suspicious betting activity

Andy Jenkins and Prakash Jiwa are suspended from attending or competing in Darts Regulation Authority (DRA) events whilst an investigation is conducted into suspicious betting on matches played in the Modus Super Series.  The Modus Super Series is an independently run series of events, while the decision was made by DRA Chairman Nigel Mawer.  Meanwhile, the International Betting Integrity Association …

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Silvia Paleari, IBIA: Integrity concerns shape South America’s betting foundations

SBC News Silvia Paleari, IBIA: Integrity concerns shape South America's betting foundations

Silvia Paleari, Director of Public Affairs at the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) provides an extensive view on the evolving dynamics impacting sports betting regulations across South American markets. As the governments of Brazil, Peru, and Chile move to regulate online gambling, the IBIA plays a crucial role in advocating for well-regulated and secure sports betting markets, ensuring the protection …

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Tennis a ‘major contributor’ to IBIA’s Q3 report of 50 suspicious bets

SBC News Tennis a ‘major contributor’ to IBIA’s Q3 report of 50 suspicious bets

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has reported a total 50 suspicious betting cases in the third quarter of 2023.  The instances were identified across IBIA members’ global businesses, which covers more than 125 sports betting brands and over US$137bn in betting turnover per annum. Notably, it was football and tennis that accounted for 56% of these Q3 alerts.  In …

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IBIA and IXUP to improve integrity within US sports betting

SBC News IBIA and IXUP to improve integrity within US sports betting

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has announced a partnership with IXUP Limited as part of a US sports betting integrity initiative. The Australia-based software company will now collaborate with the group on improving the sports betting compliance landscape, whilst promoting the integrity monitoring solution from the IBIA to its partnered operators, regulators and teams. Khalid Al, IBIA CEO, commented: …

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IBIA to monitor Buenos Aires’ sports betting market

SBC News IBIA to monitor Buenos Aires' sports betting market

The Lotería de la Ciudad – the regulatory body of Buenos Aires – and the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) have signed a memorandum of understanding. The new agreement will aid the development of a regulated, transparent, safe and responsible sports betting market, and aim to discourage all types of unfair or fraudulent practices and the manipulation of sports competitions …

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Crack-down on Brazilian match-fixing continues as KTO joins IBIA

SBC News Crack-down on Brazilian match-fixing continues as KTO joins IBIA

International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has announced that global betting brand KTO has joined the group. The 2018-founded company has a strong Latin American presence, most significantly in Brazil where it has ranked in the top ten most popular igaming brands. The move fulfils the regulatory obligation in the country, under the recently published Provisional Measure, to join an international …

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Integrity ‘essential’ to Metric Gaming in joining IBIA

SBC News Integrity ‘essential’ to Metric Gaming in joining IBIA

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has announced sports betting technology provider Metric Gaming as its latest member. The London-headquartered company joins nearly 50 companies and over 125 sports betting brands within the association.  Dan Banham, Chief Operations Officer at Metric Gaming, said: “Metric Gaming is proud to partner with the IBIA in line with our unwavering commitment to ensuring …

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