A dedicated space with off-the-shelf tools for all those who would like to get more information on how the regulated betting industry works and how it fights against match-fixing.
Who IBIA is
How does the IBIA monitoring & alert system work?
What are the 10 key aspects of an optimal betting jurisdiction?
Why should regulated sports betting operators join IBIA?
How do the aims and objectives of IBIA support operators?
Do sports betting companies profit from betting-related match-fixing?
How do sports betting operators calculate their odds?
How does a bookie manage its risks?
Why do prices move?
How the regulated betting industry’s relationship with sport has evolved in the past 10 years?
What are the most popular types of bets?
What are the different types of odds?
What are the key betting terms?
Episode 1- Insights from a gambling regulator: the Malta Gaming Authority’s perspective on sports betting integrity
Antonio Zerafa, Manager at the Sports Integrity Unit of the Malta Gaming Authority explains the process and role of the MGA in the fight against match-fixing and walks us through the recent activities and future plans of the MGA on sports betting integrity.
Episode 2- Ensuring integrity in eSports
eSports is on the rise and ensuring its integrity has become of paramount importance. We speak with Ian Smith on his work as Commissioner at the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC). We discuss the difference between integrity in eSports and traditional sports; how eSports have been impacted by COVID19; and whether this young industry should be regulated.
Episode 3- Innovation and future trends in sports betting
Lloyd Danzig, Founder & CEO of Sharp Alpha Advisors, shares his views on how the betting industry needs to innovate for new markets and what the impact of Covid-19 could have on the sector.
Episode 3- INTERPOL’s role in the fight against match-fixing
Claudio Marinelli, Project Manager on Integrity in Sport at INTERPOL walks us through the role of the International Criminal Police Organization in the fight against crimes related to match-fixing and sports fraud and on the latest trends emerged during the pandemic.
Episode 4- How to define sustainability in sports betting?
We chat with Anna Jein who is the Sustainability Manager at Kindred Group, which holds brands like 32Red and Unibet, on how Kindred has managed to incorporate sustainable activities at the core of their business.
Episode 4- The stakes in tennis integrity
Jonny Gray, CEO of the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA), talks us through the main priorities of the newly established Agency, explains the reasons behind the rebranding from the TIU and what that implies for tennis integrity.
Episode 5: Developing a sustainable sports betting model in Sweden
Per Carlander, Country Manager Unibet Sweden at Kindred Group, continues the conversation we started with Kindred’s Sustainability Manager Anna Jeinand walks us through on how education projects on match-fixing and gambling addiction are put in place in Sweden in the framework of Kindred’s sustainability programme.
Episode 5- The present & future of sports data: AI and integrity
Jake Marsh, Global Head of Integrity at Stats Perform, decodes the use of data in the betting and sports sectors, explaining how the latest technological developments in AI and machine learning can be applied in the fight against match-fixing. He also deep dive on the importance of data integrity and explains why Stats Perform decided to apply for the IBIA Data Standards.
Episode 8 – The importance of diversity in sports betting
Christina Thakor-Rankin, co-founder of the All-In Diversity Project, explains why diversity and equality need to be part of betting companies’ growth strategy; she examines the positive economic impact that inclusive policies can have on the business.
Episode 9- Regulating sports betting in the Americas
James Kilsby, VP Americas for VIXIO GamblingCompliance provides a macro-analysis of the key markets for sports betting in the Americas and walks us through the latest regulatory developments.