The European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA), the ESSA Sports Betting Industry and the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) have all voiced their support over the Council of Europe’s new Convention on match-fixing.
A joint report by anti-corruption organisation Transparency International, the Association of European Professional Football League (EPFL) and the German Football League (DFL) has identified a number of key measures to help combat match-fixing in the modern game.
The European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) has endorsed a publication by the European Commission (EC) of the recommendation for the protection of consumers partaking in online gambling within the European Union (EU).
Federbet, an organisation of gaming operators that monitors suspicious gambling patterns, has reported that more alleged match-fixing took place in England than any other European country during the 2013-14 season.
European football’s governing body Uefa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Europol, the European Union’s joint police body, in an attempt to bolster its campaign to stamp out match-fixing in the sport.