MGA strengthens partnership with TIU

first_img Strengthening its fight against betting-related corruption, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has secured a data-sharing agreement with the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU).The duo, which have worked alongside one another for a number of years, will continue to collaborate on their joint efforts to combat match-fixing.The MGA’s Sports Integrity Officer, Antonio Zerafa stated: “The MGA has long held an excellent relationship with the TIU, but this agreement will allow the MGA & the TIU to formalise a structure to share data and information in compliance with the law, for the purposes of detecting, preventing and investigating the manipulation of sports competitions.”Under the terms of the data-sharing agreement, the MGA will work with TIU on enhancing prevention and investigation processes, with a focus on tackling manipulation in the professional tennis market.Last week, the Tennis Integrity Supervisory Board gave the green light for the organisation’s anti-corruption and anti-doping divisions to be merged to form a ‘single, combined and expanded integrity organisation for professional tennis.’The merger of the two divisions will integrate both the anti-corruption and anti-doping divisions in a single location with shared services, including player education, with the new organisation due to take on full responsibility for tennis anti-doping matters on 1 January 2021. Soft2Bet continues new market drive with Irokobet launch August 26, 2020 Submit Share Related Articles Share StumbleUpon TIU denies two requests to lift provisional suspensions July 27, 2020 Kansspelautoriteit enters into MoU with Malta Gaming Authority August 28, 2020last_img

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