The International Betting Integrity Association’s call for a set of sports betting data global best-practice standards for sports betting data comes at a pivotal moment for the sector. The sporting shutdown shone a light on the importance of the integrity of data, yet for a consensus to emerge far greater cooperation and agreement between suppliers and the sports is needed. Scott Longley speaks to the IBIA and other stakeholders
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has closed seven off-course betting facilities (OTBs) and delayed the relaunch of Mark Six lottery draws after a resurgence of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the Chinese special administrative region.
The Tennis Integrity Unit said operators reported suspicious betting activity around 24 matches between April and June while most major competitions were suspended as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the sports betting integrity body for the lottery industry, has reported a year-on-year decline in the amount of suspicious betting alerts it sent to members during the first half of 2020.
Sports data and content provider Sportradar has signed a multi-year extension to its partnership with daily fantasy sports tips platform FantasyPros, covering the supply of real-time data across all major US sports.
Daily fantasy and sports betting operator DraftKings and land-based casino operator Twin River Worldwide Holdings have announced the opening of a temporary retail sportsbook at the Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado.
National Football League (NFL) franchise the Denver Broncos has signed up its second sports betting partner, with BetMGM to open a new lounge at the team’s Empower Field at Mile High stadium through the agreement.