Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), a Swiss body that help lotteries combat sports-related corruption, has announced a new cooperation with real-time betting odds provider TXODDS.

The TXODDS-powered GLMS system will monitor betting patterns on behalf of its members in order to prevent, detect, and manage all possible irregular and suspicious betting patterns.

“The new GLMS system powered by TXODDS will enhance our operational efficiency and will add value to our well-established operational expertise,” said GLMS president Ludovico Calvi. “I am also pleased by the enthusiasm of our members to familiarise themselves with the new system and contribute to the success of our global commitment in the fight against match fixing, in the highest interest of the credibility of sport.”

GLMS is also expanding its reach through new regional operating hubs, the first of which will be hosted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club

“With the launch of the new operational hub in Hong Kong, GLMS becomes the first and only monitoring system with true global operations and local expertise, comprising sports betting operators from all parts of the globe,” Calvi added.

“We will sustain and increase our determination to close partnerships with public and private stakeholders worldwide in an effort to effectively contribute to the on-going fight against match fixing, favouring the expansion of our hubs on other continents, leveraging on local expertise and intelligence gathering and contributing to the establishment – in cooperation with the Olympic and sport movement, the Council of Europe, Law Enforcement Agencies – of a general culture of Sport Integrity.”