Tag Archives: International Tennis Integrity Association (IBIA)

TIA bans Mexican tennis player Carlos Utermann for betting breaches

Mexican tennis player Carlos Ramirez Utermann has been banned by the International Tennis Integrity Association (ITIA) after breaching official betting regulations. The player has been prohibited from playing tennis for a total of one year and 10 months, whilst also facing a fine of $2,000 and a suspended penalty of $8,000, with the latter dependent on any other criminal actions. …

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IBIA updates Optimum Betting Market study to address LatAm sector

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has released Spanish and Portuguese language versions of its Optimum Betting Market study in recognition of the burgeoning Latin American sorts wagering sector. By updating the report, the IBIA hopes to ‘assist the development of betting regulation’ in countries in the region such as Brazil by assessing existing regulatory models in Colombia, Mexico and …

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IBIA records 14% decrease in suspicious sports fixtures

The number of suspicious sports matches has declined by 14%, according to the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). Publishing its Q3 2021 report, the IBIA reported 65 cases of suspicious betting activity to relevant authorities, as opposed to 76 during the corresponding time period one year prior. Geographically, Europe accounted for 60% of all alerts during the third quarter of …

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ITIA bans Moroccan player Simohamed Hirs for match fixing

Moroccan tennis player Simohamed Hirs has been banned for life by the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) for match-fixing violations. Hirs has been permanently banned from either playing in or attending any tennis event authorised or sanctioned by the tennis international governing bodies, and will also be fined $35,000. The case against the player – who had a highest ATP …

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