Tag Archives: Khalid Ali

Yolo Group joins IBIA ahead of anticipated Brazilian market launch

SBC News Yolo Group joins IBIA ahead of anticipated Brazilian market launch

Yolo Group has become the latest member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA).  The company – established in 2014, now with offices in Estonia, Malta, Brazil, Australia and Guernsey – will see its Sportsbet.io brand feed into IBIA’s global integrity monitoring network.  Khalid Ali, CEO of IBIA, stated: “I am delighted to welcome Yolo Group to the association. Yolo …

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Oddin.gg becomes IBIA’s latest esports anti-corruption partner

SBC News Oddin.gg becomes IBIA’s latest esports anti-corruption partner

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has announced a new partnership with B2B esports odds feed provider Oddin.gg.  With its IBIA integration, Oddin.gg will be able to supply more than 125 sports betting brands with esports odds and live betting content in a safe manner as it seeks to expand its global presence, including the US where the firm has …

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IBIA backs NBO concerns on the sustainability of Norway’s gambling regime

SBC News IBIA backs NBO concerns on the sustainability of Norway’s gambling regime

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has enhanced its integrity capabilities in the Nordics by announcing Norsk Bransjeforening for Onlinespill (NBO), Norway’s Association for Online Gaming, as a new partner. Updating members, IBIA has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NBO to “establish a cooperative framework for a safe and effective local licensing and regulatory regime in Norway, including …

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IBIA to hit ground running on sports integrity post-Brazil market launch

SBC News IBIA to hit ground running on sports integrity post-Brazil market launch

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has welcomed the adoption of the sports betting law by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies.  Having been approved by legislators and now awaiting signature from President Lula da Silva, the law introduces an effective regulatory and licensing system for operators in the country for both sports betting and online casinos. This also includes a …

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Mozzart joins IBIA’s ‘constructive projects’ as latest member

Mozzart, IBIA

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has extended its geographic reach with the addition of Mozzart into its membership. Based in Serbia, Mozzart is a retail and online betting and gaming group that has also had a South American presence since it acquired Meridianbet Colombia in 2020. As an IBIA member, Mozzart will – alongside 50 other companies and 125 …

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Tennis a ‘major contributor’ to IBIA’s Q3 report of 50 suspicious bets

SBC News Tennis a ‘major contributor’ to IBIA’s Q3 report of 50 suspicious bets

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has reported a total 50 suspicious betting cases in the third quarter of 2023.  The instances were identified across IBIA members’ global businesses, which covers more than 125 sports betting brands and over US$137bn in betting turnover per annum. Notably, it was football and tennis that accounted for 56% of these Q3 alerts.  In …

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IBIA to monitor Buenos Aires’ sports betting market

SBC News IBIA to monitor Buenos Aires' sports betting market

The Lotería de la Ciudad – the regulatory body of Buenos Aires – and the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) have signed a memorandum of understanding. The new agreement will aid the development of a regulated, transparent, safe and responsible sports betting market, and aim to discourage all types of unfair or fraudulent practices and the manipulation of sports competitions …

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Crack-down on Brazilian match-fixing continues as KTO joins IBIA

SBC News Crack-down on Brazilian match-fixing continues as KTO joins IBIA

International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has announced that global betting brand KTO has joined the group. The 2018-founded company has a strong Latin American presence, most significantly in Brazil where it has ranked in the top ten most popular igaming brands. The move fulfils the regulatory obligation in the country, under the recently published Provisional Measure, to join an international …

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Integrity ‘essential’ to Metric Gaming in joining IBIA

SBC News Integrity ‘essential’ to Metric Gaming in joining IBIA

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has announced sports betting technology provider Metric Gaming as its latest member. The London-headquartered company joins nearly 50 companies and over 125 sports betting brands within the association.  Dan Banham, Chief Operations Officer at Metric Gaming, said: “Metric Gaming is proud to partner with the IBIA in line with our unwavering commitment to ensuring …

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IBIA welcomes downward trend in Q2 2023 suspicious betting

SBC News IBIA welcomes downward trend in Q2 2023 suspicious betting

The number of suspicious bets in the second quarter of 2023 fell significantly on the corresponding time period in 2022, according to the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). A total of 50 alerts were reported to relevant sporting authorities by the IBIA, down 44% from 88 in Q2 2022, with football once again the sport which generated the most alerts …

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