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Sportradar launches global fraud detection system

Sportradar Integrity Services has launched a Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS), which will be funded by the company and offered free of charge to any sports federation, or league worldwide. It will be made available in October 2021.

Covid-19 creates “unsustainable” eSports bubble

The current surge in eSports viewership and betting is unlikely to be sustainable once sporting events return to normal post the Covid-19 pandemic, according to leading industry figures participating in Asia Gaming Brief’s recent webinar.

Suspicious betting cases drop 30% in Q3

The number of suspicious betting cases fell 30 percent in Q3 to 50, with the majority related to football and tennis.

ESSA rebrands as International Betting Integrity Association

ESSA, a Brussels-based organisation focused on sports betting integrity, has rebranded as the International Betting Integrity Association with immediate effect.

Sports integrity, lack of understanding, pose risks for esports wagering

The stellar projections for esports revenue have whet the appetite of online wagering operators, though the absence of regulation, questions over sports integrity and lack of expertise mean widespread adoption in the gambling industry may be far away.

Essa reports 267 suspicious betting cases in 2018

International betting integrity body ESSA reported 267 cases of suspicious bets in 2018 to relevant authorities, led by tennis and football.

Australia steps up fight against match fixing

Australia has launched sweeping new measures to stamp out match fixing, illegal betting and doping in sport, including the establishment of new regulatory body to oversee its efforts.
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India MP calls for sports integrity bill, legal online sports betting

A senior Indian politician has introduced a Private Member’s Bill in the Lower House of Parliament aimed at improving integrity in sports and calling for regulation of online sports betting.

International ties strengthened in fight against match fixing

A new agreement signed between Victoria police and international integrity body ESSA (Sports Betting Integrity) is set to assist authorities in targeting suspicious betting...
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Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.