Tag Archives: ESSA
- ESSA Nets Hat-Trick of EU projects to combat match-fixing
September 27, 2017
Brussels, 27 September 2017: International betting integrity body ESSA is to engage in three new anti-match-fixing projects that have been granted funding from the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme. It will see the association involved in a total of four anti-match-fixing projects simultaneously and is part of ESSA’s on-going policy to...
- BetStars joins ESSA and launches Leicester City #Callit promo
February 23, 2017
Amaya Gaming's sports betting arm, BetStars, has joined the fisticuffs against match-fixers by becoming a part of ESSA, and roll out another video in their #Callit campaign featuring Premier League Champions Leicester City. Amaya Gaming's baby, BetStars, has joined the growing band of goody two shoes over at the sports...
- Essa And Sportradar Kick Off Tennis Monitoring Partnership
June 23, 2016
Brussels, 23 June 2016: The regulated betting industry’s integrity body ESSA and sports data and monitoring company Sportradar have joined forces to step up their efforts in tackling match-fixing in tennis. It sees two of the foremost organisations in their field come together, pooling their resources and expertise, and highlighting...
- ESSA launch new anti-fixing campaign
February 11, 2016
A group comprising some of the European market’s largest online betting operators has launched a new campaign to stamp out match-fixing. On Wednesday, the European Sports Security Association (ESSA) announced a new campaign to “Kick Crime Out of Sport.” Secretary general Khalid Ali said the 18-month project marked the latest...
- Entire Canadian Soccer League “directly or indirectly corrupted” by fixers
October 15, 2015
Global football body FIFA has banned a South African official for his role in match-fixing shenanigans during friendly matches leading up to the 2010 World Cup. On Wednesday, FIFA banned Lindile Kika from all football activity for six years. A FIFA investigation found the former head of national teams for...
- Betway becomes member of European Sports Security Association
May 7, 2015
Online bookmaker Betway has joined the European Sports Security Association (ESSA), the global integrity body for the regulated betting industry. ESSA, a non-profit organization, monitors irregular betting patterns for possible instances of event manipulation. Betway is now a full participant in ESSA's reporting system. ESSA has invested in cutting-edge technology...
NiP & Betway renew their love; Team Envy off to Dallas; Overwatch update
September 20, 2017