Sports betting operator myBet will start working in partnership with FIFA’s Early Warning System (EWS) in order to protect football against any betting irregularities. The agreement will help FIFA investigate suspicious patterns that might flag up any type of fixing taking place. It concerns FIFA organized competitions and follows a deal that Malta signed with the same organization earlier this year. A number of betting firms also have their own systems to detect suspicious betting and this agreement will only strengthen what is a prohibitive environment for fixers in Europe.
Worldlink Sport has kept up its busy month by announcing a deal to become official betting and gaming partner to Club Website. The deal, which commences at the start of August, means that the UK’s largest provider of club and league websites will now feature both desktop and mobile betting capabilities. Worldlink Sport, together with its betting partner Bet Butler, will give the some 39,000 teams a new way to bet and in the process give grassroots football back some of the revenue generated.
Neil Riches, of Worldlink Sport added: “I am thrilled to be announcing this groundbreaking partnership with Club Website. We are looking forward to providing users of Club Website not only an enhanced betting experience, but a percentage of revenues will ultimately go back to grassroots football which is a fundamental part of our business model and offering to sports teams and fans.”
Lucky bettors that took the plunge on Australia choker Adam Scott in Sunday’s Open Championship will be a little bit happier today after one site decided to refund losing bets. The Aussie, who was 40/1 to win in the lead up to the tournament, blew a four-shot lead over the final four holes of the major and players at SportsBettingOnline.ag won’t be charging any of them.