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IBIA and All-in Diversity Project address sports betting challenges

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has formed a strategic partnership with the industry driven All-in Diversity Project (AIDP) to address changing challenges within the sector. AIDP focuses on the promotion of diversity, equality and conclusion in the sports betting and gaming environment, whilst the IBIA cooperates with sporting bodies, law enforcement and industry figures to combat match fixing and …

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IBIA records a 48% increase in suspicious betting for 2020

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has recorded a 48% increase in suspicious betting reports from 2019 to 2020, with a 25% increase in football alone. In total 270 cases were reported, spanning 43 countries and 15 different sports, with 68 occurring in the first quarter. This is opposed to 183 reports in 2019, which were largely attributed to table …

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Stats Perform’s integrity efforts recognised with IBIA accreditation

Stats Perform’s integrity efforts recognised with IBIA accreditation

Stats Perform has become the first betting data provider to receive a Data Standards Accreditation from the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA).  Receiving the award, Stats Perform was recognised by the IBIA for its collection and distribution of sports event data for betting. Andrew Ashenden, Chief Betting Officer at Stats Perform, commented: “This accreditation is thanks to tireless quality and …

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MGA launches first phase of new integrity monitoring system 

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has beta launched its new online platform which will allow B2C licensed sports betting operators to report suspicious betting activities to its new ‘sports integrity monitoring unit’.  The launch of the platform forms part of the MGA’s 2020 roadmap, in which the regulatory agency has expanded its technical solutions and systems which monitor online gambling …

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Stats Perform pledges full support for IBIA data standards

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Stats Perform has pledged its full support for the announcement made by the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA), who this morning issued a set of minimum standards governing the procedures for the collection of sporting event data for betting. The auditing process, said IBIA, will be conducted by industry specialist eCOGRA, while those parties that pass that independent audit will …

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IBIA: Australia has made no progress on safeguarding sports integrity  

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has urged the government of Australia to withdraw in-play betting restrictions as a means to further protect its regulated sports betting market and consumers from black-market threats.  The IBIA made its statement as part of its response to an open consultation on the Australian Sports Wagering Scheme (ASWS) – Australia’s integrity framework protecting sports …

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IBIA – MGA must adopt coherent approach on sports betting customer disputes  

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its official response to the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) consultation on ‘suspicious betting reporting requirements and further integrity matters’.  The IBIA underlined that it has followed MGA legislative developments closely since the regulatory body launched its ‘Prevention of Corruption in Sport Act‘ in  2018. Furthermore, the IBIA has supported the MGA in …

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Stats Perform backs IBIA call for new era of data collaboration

Stats Perform has advocated the International Betting Integrity Association’s (IBIA) call for sports data and betting stakeholders to work together and form a ‘global best practice model’. This week, IBIA Chief Executive Khalid Ali urged for deeper data-provider collaboration to protect all sports against future threats. In his statement, Ali detailed that the global pandemic had illustrated the need for …

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SBC Digital Summit: Stamping out corruption as lesser leagues take centre stage

Sports betting integrity has become even more prominent as smaller leagues, such as the Belarusian Premier League, receive high scale attention due to the limitation of live-sports.  However, in order to prevent these small scale tournaments from being susceptible to match fixing Andrew Ashenden, Chief Commercial Officer at Stats Perform, has called for every sector in the industry to work …

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Brazil sends football envoy to learn Spanish betting safeguards

A special delegation of Brazilian politicians and football executives will travel to Spain next week to research the country’s legislative frameworks governing sports betting. The envoy will be led by Rodrigo Maia, President of Brazil’s Chamber of Duties, and Reinaldo Carneiro Bastos, President of the São Paulo Football Federation. During the visit, Brazilian executives will research Spanish football’s safeguards related …

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