Tag Archives: Khalid Ali

Sportradar secures IBIA Data Standards Kitemark

SBC News 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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IBIA updates Optimum Betting Market study to address LatAm sector

SBC News 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

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

SBC News 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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BGC announces global sports safeguarding partnership with IBIA

SBC News BGC announces global sports safeguarding partnership with IBIA

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has announced a global partnership with the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) to enhance cooperation on the promotion and safeguarding of sporting integrity. Representing the largest regulated sports betting operators in the world, the Memorandum of Understanding will see the two organisations collaborate on the coordination of their respective global activities in both existing …

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Jdigital enhances Spanish betting integrity with IBIA partnership

SBC News Jdigital enhances Spanish betting integrity with IBIA partnership

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has formed a partnership with Jdigital, the Spanish online gambling trade body, having reached a memorandum of understanding. Under the terms of the partnership, the two organisations will work to develop a framework for cooperation and coordination. Additionally, the partners will organise projects aimed at promoting regulated betting markets with high consumer channelling and …

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Tennis and esports lead IBIA Q1 betting alerts report

SBC News Tennis and esports lead IBIA Q1 betting alerts report

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its report for Q1 2021, revealing that tennis, esports and football accounted for the bulk of alerts. Overall, 18 alerts were generated by tennis, 17 by esports and 12 by football, making up 75% of the 64 total alerts reported, although it has been emphasised that this figure is ‘broadly similar’ to …

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IBIA enhances reach with integration of Gaming1

SBC News IBIA enhances reach with integration of Gaming1

The International Betting Integrity Agency (IBIA) has enhanced its global reach and presence via the addition of Gaming1, a prominent Belgian gaming operator. Part of the Argent Group, Gaming1 maintains a large portfolio focusing on the European and American markets, including both retail and online sports betting brands such as Circus and Zamba. Gaming1’s brands will feed into the IBIA’s …

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IBIA and All-in Diversity Project address sports betting challenges

SBC News IBIA and All-in Diversity Project address sports betting challenges

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has formed a strategic partnership with the industry driven All-in Diversity Project (AIDP) to address changing challenges within the sector. AIDP focuses on the promotion of diversity, equality and conclusion in the sports betting and gaming environment, whilst the IBIA cooperates with sporting bodies, law enforcement and industry figures to combat match fixing and …

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