Tag Archives: Match Fixing

Sportradar launches Integrity Exchange to provide bookmakers with a direct channel against match-fixing

Sportradar has announced the launch of its Integrity Exchange, a network that will enable bookmakers to have a directly active role in the fight against match-fixing and corruption. Developed by Sportradar Integrity Services, the dedicated integrity and match monitoring solutions provider of the Global Nasdaq sportstech firm, the Integrity Exchange is a free-to-use two-way channel. It will allow bookmakers to …

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Sportradar UFDS flags ‘record high’ instances of match-fixing

Sportradar’s Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) recorded 903 instances of ‘suspicious betting activity’ in 2021 – the highest level in its 17-year history. Highlighted as a key finding in a new report entitled ‘Betting Corruption and Match-fixing in 2021’, the data and sports betting provider identified 903 suspicious matches across 10 sports, spanning 76 countries – a 2.4% increase on …

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Danish Parliament fights match fixing under new supervisory powers

The Danish government, alongside the parties of the country’s Parliament, has entered into an agreement that introduces a new set of rules for charity lotteries in voluntary associations. The new model aims to make it easier for a voluntary association to run, for example, a bingo event or a lottery with the purpose of raising funds for the association itself …

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Making sports betting fair: Why Fonbet takes a zero tolerance approach to match fixing

Making sports betting fair: Why Fonbet takes a zero tolerance approach to match fixing

Taking a zero-tolerance approach to match fixing and breaches to sports betting integrity is the only way to ensure fairness according to Fonbet. Speaking with SBC News, a spokesperson for Fonbet discussed the challenges associated with different types of gamblers and why the operator has the broadest expertise when it comes to combating match fixing in Russia. SBC: The lazy …

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Spelinspektionen issues ban on yellow card markets

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish gambling regulator, has issued a further crackdown on match-fixing after confirming that it will ban betting markets on rule violations such as expulsions, penalties and yellow cards in football. The new rules, which come into force from 1 January 2021, will be applicable to games played in Sweden. The regulations, according to the regulator, will mean that …

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Europol warns of ‘greater risk’ of match-fixing during pandemic

Europol, the European Union’s agency for law enforcement cooperation, has issued a warning against the ‘greater risk’ of match-fixing by organised crime groups (OCGs). The report, entitled The involvement of organised crime groups in sports corruption, emphasised that OCGs have been exploiting ‘the changing circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic’. “Sports corruption is a serious crime involving organised crime groups operating …

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Victoria Police charges two following tennis corruption investigation

Victoria Police has confirmed that two individuals have been charged with attempting to corrupt at least two tennis tournaments in Brazil and Egypt in 2018, after they were found to be a part of an international tennis match-fixing syndicate. Reported by the Sydney Morning Herald, the India-headquartered syndicate is allegedly responsible for using low-ranked players from Europe and South America …

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Spelinspektionen submits match-fixing regulations to European Commission

Spelinspektionen has submitted new regulations and general advice on match fixing to the National Board of Trade for notification to the European Commission. Under the new rules, betting markets would be limited to the top four divisions of football, with betting on the Swedish Cup restricted to matches featuring teams from said divisions. This policy has also been extended to …

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Winning Post – UK remote growth a margin call?

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: remote market – Supernormal margins, not supernormal growth… 2017 has been a year of mixed messages for UK remote gambling. A number of commentators have referred to …

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