Tag Archives: International betting integrity association (IBIA)

Bingoal ups integrity commitment with IBIA membership

SBC News Bingoal ups integrity commitment with IBIA membership

Belgian-based retail and online gambling company Bingoal has become the latest operator to join the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). By becoming an IBIA member, Bingoal will incorporate its sportsbook operation with IBIA’s global betting integrity monitoring and alert platform, sharing information on suspicious betting activities with approximately 85 other brands. Joeri Impens, CEO of Bingoal, commented: “As a socially …

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IBIA records highest suspicious betting figures for Q3 2020

SBC News IBIA records highest suspicious betting figures for Q3 2020

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has identified and reported 76 incidents of suspicious betting issued to respective authorities during the third quarter of 2020.  The betting alerts covered seven different sports and found the most cases in football and tennis, which each held 25 incidents, making up 66% of the total.  Meanwhile, the IBIA revealed that esports followed closely …

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Niels Erik Folmann: The pandemic was not just a commercial issue, but also one of integrity

SBC News Niels Erik Folmann: The pandemic was not just a commercial issue, but also one of integrity

With a lack of live sports markets over the last few months, betting companies and punters alike have switched their attention towards a range of new sports, leagues and betting opportunities – but doing so has resulted in fresh concerns regarding the integrity of such markets. Discussing how the pandemic has affected the ways in which companies approached the last …

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Superbet highlights integrity commitment with IBIA membership

SBC News Superbet highlights integrity commitment with IBIA membership

Romanian gambling operator Superbet has upped its commitment to sports betting integrity after becoming a member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). Under the partnership, Superbet will feed into IBIA’s unique global monitoring and alert system, and benefit from the platform’s security and business protection measures. Ivan Gojic, Head of In-Play Trading at Superbet, commented: “Superbet’s membership of IBIA …

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Speel Verantwoord focuses on consumer channelisation with IBIA MoU

SBC News Speel Verantwoord focuses on consumer channelisation with IBIA MoU

Dutch online gambling trade organisation Stichting Speel Verantwoord (SSV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). The agreement will see SSV and the IBIA work alongside one another on projects aimed at promoting and establishing viable regulated betting markets with high consumer channelling and related consumer, sports and operator integrity protection measures. Peter-Paul …

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IBIA and TIU call for increased due diligence as live sport returns

TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) have reiterated the need for betting and sports stakeholders to exercise increased due diligence in the facilitation of betting markets during the coronavirus pandemic. Publishing correspondence between the two, it was emphasised that a ‘risk-based approach’ would be taken to ensure that integrity is maintained in the sport. …

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H2 adds IBIA alerts to Global Betting Summary Dataset

SBC News H2 adds IBIA alerts to Global Betting Summary Dataset

Industry market insights provider H2 Gambling Capital has agreed to extend its ‘Global Betting Summary Dataset’ market data coverage to include data on suspicious betting reported by the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). The new dataset tracks back to 2017 when 266 alerts were logged, to the 183 reported last year. H2 updates its breakdown coverage on a quarterly basis, …

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IBIA links with arbitration bodies to agree dispute resolution procedure

SBC News IBIA links with arbitration bodies to agree dispute resolution procedure

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has secured a new agreement with arbitration bodies eCOGRA and the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS). Under the terms of the partnership, the trio will focus upon implementing measures that will ‘inform and advance the customer betting dispute resolution decision-making process’. It will primarily consider circumstances where customer winnings are not paid for the …

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TIU hands lifetime ban to Joao Olavo Soares de Souza

SBC News TIU hands lifetime ban to Joao Olavo Soares de Souza

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has handed Brazilian tennis player Joao Olavo Soares de Souza a lifetime ban after he was convicted of multiple match-fixing offences as well as a number of associated corruption offences. In addition to the lifetime ban, Souza has also been issued with a $200,000 fine after he ‘committed numerous breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program …

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