Tag Archives: IBIA

Jdigital bolsters integrity training as sports corruption is placed at forefront of Spanish reforms

Jdigital, Spain’s online gambling trade association, has shared knowledge and insights on match-fixing and sports corruption with the National Police Department. This week in Barcelona, Jorge Hinojosa, Director General of Jdigital, participated in a series of workshops organised by the Training & Development unit of Spain’s police department.  Jdigital’s workshops aim to strengthen the training of police officers across Spanish …

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Videoslots highlights ‘paramount importance’ of integrity in joining IBIA

Videoslots has become a member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA), as its sportsbook joins a global monitoring and alert system. The online casino currently has licences to operate in the UK, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Denmark and Malta. It launched its sportsbook using its own proprietary software in June 2021. Martin Calleja, Head of Sports at Videoslots, commented: “Maintaining …

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ComeOn Group joins IBIA in ‘natural step’ to protect customers

ComeOn Group has announced a long-term membership with the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) with all of the company’s betting brands feeding into the IBIA monitoring and alert platform.  The igaming operator regarded the move as a ‘natural step’ as ComeOn highlights its commitment to delivering a product experience that allows players to use their platform free from betting-related corruption. …

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Jack’s strengthens integrity in the Dutch market with IBIA

Jack’s Casino & Sports (Jacks.NL), a branded JOI gaming company and a subsidiary of JVH gaming & entertainment group (JVH), has joined the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). JVH is a gaming operator in the Dutch market, and its move into online gambling and the inclusion of its Jacks.NL brand to the IBIA brings five of the seven operators currently …

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IBIA fights sports betting fraud in Colombia under Memorandum of Understanding

In combating sports betting-related fraud in Colombia, the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the country’s Federation of Entrepreneurs of Games of Luck and Chance (FECOLJUEGOS). The organisation has also stated that it will establish projects and initiatives in looking to protect the integrity of sports and sports betting companies.  “We are happy to …

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IBIA: Football friendlies are easily exploited by match fixers

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has warned betting leadership that a lack of governance of friendly football matches is being exploited by criminal gangs.  New research by the University of Nicosia Research Foundation, funded by the EC’s Erasmus+ programme, has revealed that more than 250 friendly matches involving European clubs “showed signs of suspicious activity” during the recorded period …

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BGC announces global sports safeguarding partnership with IBIA

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has announced a global partnership with the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) to enhance cooperation on the promotion and safeguarding of sporting integrity. Representing the largest regulated sports betting operators in the world, the Memorandum of Understanding will see the two organisations collaborate on the coordination of their respective global activities in both existing …

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Jdigital enhances Spanish betting integrity with IBIA partnership

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has formed a partnership with Jdigital, the Spanish online gambling trade body, having reached a memorandum of understanding. Under the terms of the partnership, the two organisations will work to develop a framework for cooperation and coordination. Additionally, the partners will organise projects aimed at promoting regulated betting markets with high consumer channelling and …

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Europe flagged as continent responsible for most betting alerts by GLMS

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has released its report for Q1 2021, identifying Europe as the continent most responsible for suspicious betting alerts. A total of 23 alerts were reported to GLMS’ international sporting partners, of which four were sent to FIFA, seven to UEFA, three to the TIU, two to ESIC and two to the IOC. The remaining …

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