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Sweden looks to step up action against match-fixing and illegal gambling

The government of Sweden has tasked Gunnar Larsson, director general of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, with developing a plan to more effectively combat unlicensed online gambling and the threat of match-fixing.

Social security minister Ardalan Shekarabi said Monday that a well-functioning gambling market requires unlicensed operators to be excluded, but [...]

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Northern Ireland darts player banned for match-fixing

Northern Irish professional darts player Kyle Mckinstry has been banned from the sports for eight and a half years after being found guilty of fixing two matches earlier this year.

An investigation was launched by the Darts Regulation Authority in May after the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) uncovered suspicious betting [...]

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Sportradar renews integrity partnership with Indian Super League

Sports data provider Sportradar has secured a multi-year extension to its integrity partnership with India’s top football league, the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL).

The agreement extends an existing arrangement which has been in place since 2016, with Sportradar Integrity Services monitoring all matches using its Fraud Detection System (FDS) [...]

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Belgium’s Bingoal joins International Betting Integrity Association

Belgian retail and online sports betting operator Bingoal has signed as the latest member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA).

Bingoal becomes the fifth new member to join the IBIA in 2020 and will integrate its sportsbook with IBIA’s global betting integrity monitoring and alert platform to share information on [...]

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NBA extends US betting data deals with Sportradar and Genius Sports

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has renewed its betting data partnerships with suppliers Sportradar and Genius Sports Group, allowing them to continue distributing official NBA and WNBA betting data to authorized sports betting operators in the United States.

“Over the past two seasons Sportradar and Genius Sports Group have been sources [...]

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IBIA establishes new sports data standards process

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published a set of minimum standards governing procedures for the collection of sporting event data for betting.

The move follows the IBIA's launch of a project in May to create a set of standards that would be the most effective means of protecting the [...]

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Genius Sports signs sports data deal with The Spring League

Sports data and integrity solutions provider Genius Sports Group has secured an exclusive sports betting data partnership with American football league and scouting event The Spring League (TSL)

The agreement will see Genius Sports provide live in-game TSL betting markets during Fox Sports broadcasts of TSL’s fourth season, which kicks off [...]

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IMG Arena adds Italian basketball to betting rights portfolio

London-based IMG Arena has secured the worldwide betting rights for the top tier of Italian basketball, Lega Società di Pallacanestro Serie A (LBA).

The five-year deal covers rights to all LBA events, with IMG Arena also named the official data partner of the LBA.

“We are delighted to start our alliance with [...]

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Betway enhances in-play sportsbook content with Betgenius

Online betting operator Betway has signed a new long-term sportsbook content partnership with Genius Sports Group’s Betgenius.

The extended agreement will see Betgenius provide Betway with in-play data and trading for a range of major sports including football, tennis, basketball, volleyball and esports.

“Fast and reliable updates are key to providing our [...]

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DraftKings signs up to International Betting Integrity Association

New York-listed betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings has joined the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA).

The addition of DraftKings will strengthen IBIA’s global monitoring and alert platform and enable the operator to share information on suspicious betting patterns. 

“The association is delighted to welcome another leading name in the regulated sports [...]

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LigaPro Ecuador

LigaPro names Stats Perform as exclusive data and integrity partner

Sports data and technology supplier Stats Perform has been appointed as the exclusive official data provider and integrity partner of Ecuador’s LigaPro.

Liga Profesional de Fútbol del Ecuador (LigaPro) represents the top two tiers of professional football in Ecuador, Serie A and Serie B.

The league will exclusively use Stat Perform’s Opta [...]

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Sportradar signs sports integrity deal for 2020 IPL season

Sportradar has signed a deal to provide its sports integrity services for the 2020 Indian Premier League.

The agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will see Sportradar Integrity Services support the BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit in monitoring and safeguarding the integrity of matches during the 2020 IPL [...]

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