Tag Archives: Australian Open
- William Hill lose Australian Open courtside presence
December 8, 2016
The Australian division of UK bookmakers William Hill won’t have a courtside presence at this year’s Australian Open tennis event. Hills made history at the 2016 Australian Open by becoming the first official betting partner of the nation’s biggest annual sporting event. The deal, believed to have been worth a...
- Tennis Integrity Unit clears Australian Open players of match-fixing allegations
May 31, 2016
Tennis officials have identified no wrongdoing by players at a mixed doubles event at the 2016 Australian Open. This January, the New York Times published a report in which online sports betting operator Pinnacle Sports claimed it had halted wagering on a mixed doubles match at the Aussie Open based...
- Maria Sharapova failed doping test at Australian Open
March 8, 2016
Maria Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam champion and the world’s highest-paid female athlete, could face a lengthy ban from tennis for failing a doping test during the Australian Open. Today is International Women’s Day and Sharapova is one of the female athletes that should be recognized for making the sports...
- Ex-Betfair exec says Pinnacle Sports’ Australian Open fixing claim was PR stunt
January 26, 2016
A former Betfair exec says Pinnacle Sports’ claim of suspicious betting patterns on an Australian Open tennis match was a publicity stunt. The day after prominent online bookmaker Pinnacle went public with claims of having identified suspicious betting patterns on a mixed-doubles match at the 2016 Australian Open, Scott Ferguson...
- Unusual wager volume prompts site to stop bets on obscure Australian Open match
January 25, 2016
Sports betting site Pinnacle Sports suspended wagers for a mixed doubles match at the Australian Open on Sunday after a suspicious large amount of money came in on the obscure match. According to The New York Times, the match in question was the first-round mixed doubles game between the pairing...
- William Hill Australian Open betting turnover surges; NSW fines Bet365, Unibet
January 19, 2016
The Australian division of UK bookmaker William Hill says its Australian Open betting turnover is up 80% despite a match-fixing controversy. On Tuesday, William Hill Australia reported that its betting turnover on the first day of the Australian Open tennis meet is up 80% from the first day of 2015’s...