Tag Archives: IOC
- Match Poker joins pole dancing and arm wrestling as a GAISF Observer
October 4, 2017
The International Federation of Poker changes its name to the International Federation of Match Poker and joins federations from the world of pole vaulting and arm wrestling as a Global Association of International Sports Federations Observer. Poker could become an Olympic sport, but not as you know it. This week,...
- IOC Prez draws the line on killing terrorists in millennial hunt
August 30, 2017
The President of the International Olympics Committee wants to lure more Millennials into the bosom of the Olympic movement but draws the line at killing terrorists. I was sports mad when I was younger, but the Olympics? I used to watch the top British athletes: Steve Cram, Steve Ovett, and...
- Genius Sports and IOC establish integrity partnership
July 29, 2016
(UNITED KINGDOM, London – July, 2016) Genius Sports and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have signed a landmark agreement that will see both organisations working together to fight against the manipulation of competitions related to sports betting and to protect the integrity of Olympic events. Based on the new agreement,...
- 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...
- The Shocking Truth About Daniel Negreanu’s Olympic Dream
March 6, 2014
Lee Davy delves a little deeper into Daniel Negreanu’s dream to help push poker into the Olympic spotlight and questions whether or not he is the right man for the job? Can poker ever become an Olympic sport? That’s the question that I was left to ponder after Daniel Negreanu...
- LGA signs MOU with IOC; Unibet finalises purchase; SkyBet’s Italian job; Bet-at-home has LEDs in their eyes
May 4, 2012
Malta’s Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) has entered a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) International Sports Monitoring body ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games. It has been signed with the aim of protecting and maintaining integrity around London 2012. It’s all going further towards...
Why Malta is a Sure Bet for iGaming Companies
October 9, 2014
German states approve new federal gambling treaty
March 17, 2017
Italy’s online gambling market now second largest in Europe
April 12, 2017