Tag Archives: tennis
- Nathan Rotschild discusses the importance of big data in sports betting
June 17, 2016
In this interview with Calvinayre’s Rebecca Liggero, Nathan Rothschild of iSport Genius explains how data and analytics help players gain a competitive edge in sports betting. Roman philosopher, dramatist, and writer Seneca once said that luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. His timeless words of wisdom still rings...
- 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...
- Tennis umpires accused of colluding with betting syndicates
February 9, 2016
The tennis world has been rocked by yet another scandal after the Guardian reported that some umpires have been disciplined or are under investigation over suspicions of colluding with betting syndicates. On Tuesday, the Guardian reported that an umpire from Kazakhstan had been banned for life in February 2015 for...
- 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...
- 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...
- French tennis official receives life ban for gambling and match-fixing; BWF inks deal with IOC
November 27, 2014
A 22-year-old French tennis player and official has been banned for life by London-based Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) for gambling and match fixing. Morgan Lamri, an unranked Tour professional, was found guilty of multiple offenses related to gambling. The TIU said that Lamri had incurred 16 separate violations of Section D.1.a...
Women’s tennis gets ugly at US Open
September 13, 2011