Tag Archives: Khalid Ali

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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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 and H2 Gambling Capital extend data partnership

H2 Gambling Capital will continue to operate as the official betting market data provider of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA), as the two organisations renew their partnership.  The extension of the agreement between the global betting integrity body and gambling market data provider will see the IBIA continue to leverage H2’s database of two million data points across more …

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IBIA bolsters Dutch presence with BetCity.nl membership

BetCity.nl, the Dutch-facing subsidiary of BetEnt B.V, has fulfilled one of the requirements of its licence conditions, joining the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). One of the key criteria of membership of the regulated Dutch online sports betting and gaming market, under the terms of the KOA Act implemented on 1 October, is membership of an international integrity monitoring body. …

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IBIA identifies consistent YoY betting alert trends in 2021 report

Khalid Ali, IBIA CEO

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has revealed that the number of betting alerts recorded in 2021 fell to 239, a 13% decline on the 2020 figure of 270. This is part of a wider trend ‘consistent in recent years’ which has seen the average number of betting alerts annually standing at 240 between 2018 and 2020.  Geographically, Europe continued …

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Bill South: Tackling sports corruption requires an organised operator approach

As the complexity of the sports betting industry has increased with a shift towards online and mobile gaming, a huge range of markets available and more jurisdictions opening up to the sector, it would be easy to assume that maintaining integrity and countering match fixing is harder than ever. This is not the case, however, for Bill South, Group Director …

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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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Sportradar secures IBIA Data Standards Kitemark

Sportradar has earned recognition for its data-driven betting integrity operations, having secured the International Betting Integrity Association’s (IBIA) Data Standards Kitemark. First launched in October of last year, the Data Standards Kitemark is a set of standards and guidelines relating to the collection of data for the purpose of protecting sporting integrity against betting corruption.  In issuing the Kitemark, described …

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