Tag Archives: International betting integrity association (IBIA)

VBET becomes latest IBIA operator member

The International Betting Integrity Association’s (IBIA) membership has been further enhanced, as VBET becomes the latest operator to join its ranks. VBET will now feed into the IBIA’s global betting integrity monitoring and alert platform, bolstering the association’s international scope due to the firm holding licences in jurisdictions such as Great Britain, Malta, France and Sweden, whilst also currently awaiting …

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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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GLMS details “successful monitoring” of AFCOM and Beijing Olympics

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) reported a total of eight suspicious fixtures to sporting authorities in February, whilst detailing successful operations at two major events.  Updating industry stakeholders in its latest newsletter, the international bet monitoring organisation outlined the measures it had implemented at the Beijing Winter Olympics and Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Notably, GLMS partnered with the …

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IOC outlines bet monitoring operations ahead of Beijing 2022

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games are due to commence later this week, and in preparation the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has outlined a number of integrity measures.  Notably, the Committee has partnered with several bet monitoring organisations, including sports data and tech firm Sportradar, the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS). Announced recently, the …

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IBIA lauds ‘natural progression’ as IMG Arena joins its ranks

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has further enhanced its global reach, as sports betting provider and content hub IMG Arena joins its membership. As an associate member of the industry safeguarding and anti-corruption organisation, IMG will collaborate with the multinational body on betting integrity and sports data distribution. IMG is one of the latest companies to join as an …

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Bill South: Traders are the frontline in the fight against betting corruption

Match-fixing and betting corruption is a major challenge for both operators and sports sanctioning bodies, due to the detrimental impact it has on the fairness of wagering markets as well as the integrity of sports. In a recent update published on the William Hill Plc website, Bill South, the company’s Director of Security and Community Affairs, discussed how effective match …

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IBIA reports decline in alerts but Europe continues to account for most

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its Q2 2021 report, identifying Europe as the continent responsible for the single largest amount of betting integrity alerts. Overall, 47% of all reported alerts originated in Europe, followed by Asia and South America at 13% each, with alerts spanning across a total of 15 countries. This is a continuing trend first …

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IBIA finds ‘no corruption issues’ across 99.96% of regulated markets

Khalid Ali, IBIA CEO

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has released its ‘optimum’ study into betting regulation, assessing 20 jurisdictions across six continents, finding no evidence of corruption across the vast majority of surveyed markets. Covering ‘a range of licencing models,’ the study collected fiscal and integrity data from multiple regulated betting operators – representing almost 50% of all commercial online betting activity …

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PandaScore secures official data partnership with ESIC

PandaScore has been named as the official data partner of the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC), joining an ‘exclusive class’ of data-based business partners of the organisation. The real-time esports data and AI-powered statistics provider will collaborate with ESIC in identifying and investigating suspicious betting activity in esports. Additionally, as an official data partner of the commission, PandaScore will contribute to …

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