19th April 2021
ESIC welcomes esports bookmaker Oddin as an Anti-Corruption Supporter, to join the battle against match-fixing and corruption within the esports betting domain. Anti-Corruption Supporters assist ESIC in investigating suspicious betting activity, supporting our larger mission in combating cheating and betting fraud in the esports industry.
Oddin is a B2B provider of esports odds feed, risk management, and iFrame solutions. It delivers the most engaging esports betting experience with industry-leading uptime and number of live markets. The solution boosts engagement, drives volume, increases margin, and thus accelerates profitability. This is only achievable by a combination of state-of-the-art technologies, advanced data science and machine learning algorithms, experienced traders, and official data. The team has more than 50 years of combined experience in betting and esports, successfully doing business with the most complex platforms globally, including Betfair Exchange in the past.
Commenting on the Oddin membership, Ian Smith, ESIC Commissioner commented:
‘’We are happy to welcome Oddin into our global anti-fraud network. It is very important for us that key esports betting provider such as Oddin becomes a member. They will help us fight match-fixing practices over the multiple jurisdictions they operate in. We look forward to having long-term cooperation with them.’’
Marek Suchar, Head of Partnerships at Oddin added:
“We are very happy to become a member of ESIC. Given the vast growth of esports industry, we consider this membership of utmost importance since it will give us more trustworthiness and durability to the online gaming industry. We are ready to take advantage of the benefits this collaboration will bring us to all aspects, and we are absolutely looking forward to it.”