88 suspicious betting alerts reported by IBIA in Q2 2022
13 July 2022: The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) reported 88 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the second quarter (Q2) of 2022. The Q2
alerts covered eight sports, with the top three being football (32 cases), tennis (27), and horseracing (12) and accounting for over 80% of all alerts reported. From a geographical
perspective, the alerts spanned 36 countries with Europe accounting for around half (52%) of all alerts reported, followed by Asia (20%) and North America (15%).
Ontario was the principal focus of regulatory interest during Q2, with the Canadian province opening its online market to regulated operators. IBIA has been accredited as an independent integrity monitor by the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and represents the majority of the operators currently offering sports betting in the province. The association’s membership continues to show steady growth.
Other key data for Q2 2022:
• 10 – number of alerts on horseracing in North America
• 8 – alerts on table tennis
• 4 – number of esports alerts
• 2 – alerts in South America
The International Betting Integrity Association is the leading global voice on integrity for the licensed betting industry. It is run by operators for operators, protecting its members from
corruption through collective action. Its monitoring and alert platform is a highly effective anti- corruption tool that detects and reports suspicious activity on its members’ betting markets. The association has longstanding information sharing partnerships with leading sports and gambling regulators to utilise its data and prosecute corruption. It represents the sector at high-level policy
discussion forums such as the IOC, UN, Council of Europe and European Commission.
About the International Betting Integrity Association
The International Betting Integrity Association is the leading global voice on integrity for the licensed betting industry. Our members share a common goal of combating betting corruption to protect the integrity of sport and their businesses. Established in 2005 and formerly known as
ESSA, we are a not-for-profit association whose members include many of the world’s largest regulated betting operators, active across six continents. Members undergo a rigorous due diligence process and must adhere to our code of conduct committing them to responsible betting practices.
The International Betting Integrity Association’s Monitoring & Alert Platform is a highly effective anti-corruption tool that detects and reports suspicious activity on its members’ betting markets. The bespoke system tracks transactional activity linked to individual consumer accounts, clearly
distinguishing it from commercial monitoring systems focused on simple odds movements. The association has longstanding information sharing partnerships with leading sports bodies including FIFA, UEFA, ITIA and the IOC and many gambling regulators to utilise this data and prosecute corruption. The association maintains a policy of transparency and publishes quarterly integrity reports analysing activity reported on the Platform.
The original press release can be found here : https://ibia.bet/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Q2-2022-integrity-stats-PR-July-2022-FINAL.pdf