Tag Archives: europol
- Malta Gaming Authority ‘sandbox test’ of cryptocurrency impact
September 27, 2017
Malta's gaming regulatory body is proceeding with a ‘sandbox test’ of its cryptocurrency controls before allowing Malta-licensed online gambling operators to accept digital currencies such as Bitcoin. On Monday, the Times of Malta reported that the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) had enlisted the help of auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) to...
- Europol raids DD4BC distributed denial of service extortion group
January 12, 2016
The European Union’s top law enforcement agency has dealt a blow to an extortion ring targeting online gambling sites with distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks. In a statement published on its website, Europol announced that agents from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany and the UK cooperated on raids in...
- Sportradar partners with Europol to protect integrity in sports
June 9, 2015
Sportradar has entered into a partnership with Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, to protect sporting integrity across the continent. The two parties, which have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), will now consider projects they can collaborate on or support each other with, including the exchange of expertise,...
- Europol Set Their Match Fixing Eyes on Russia and the Balkans
August 1, 2013
In February, intrepid reporter Kirby Garlitos brought you news that Europol were investigating match-fixing allegations in the world of professional football. Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol, announced that they were investigating 380 suspicious matches with a further 300 identified as having potential. Well Wainwright and his team at Europol are...
- Football Match Fixing Allegations Reach The Blue Square South
March 19, 2013
It seems the match-fixing scandal, that has rocked the world of football, has infiltrated every strata. Coming in the wake that Europol was investigating a staggering 380-matches that involved games in the Champions League, European Championships and World Cup, the UK Football Association (FA) has taken the step of writing...
- Media match fixing fixation turns spotlight on Cambodian sports bettors
February 16, 2013
The Associated Press has embarked on a six-month series on organized crime’s efforts to corrupt football. On Friday, the AP’s focus was on Poipet, the special economic zone between Cambodia and Thailand in which casinos, some bearing Entertainment Gaming Asia’s Dreamworld brand, have taken root. Despite sports wagering being illegal...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016