The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) released its Monitoring and Intelligence Report for Q3 2019. According to the paper, the intelligence activities of the company resulted in 23 matches being submitted to its partners, while 22 analytical reports were sent on request to members or partners.
A total of 209 warnings have been sent to participants, seven of which have been assigned to North America. The majority of these alerts were created by football, followed by soccer and tennis. South America had 10 soccer warnings.
Activity in Europe, where soccer was the main culprit, produced by far the highest number of warnings (166), followed by Asia (20), where soccer was the sole focus of operation.
GLMS President Ludovico Calvi stated: “GLMS Monitoring and intelligence have been particularly intense with the beginning of the new sport season. However, over Q3 we were pleased to continue to build solid foundations for global responsibilities and actions in the fight against sport competition manipulations.
“We joined forces with the US National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), we supported the Brazilian Ministry of Economy in drafting their betting law with specific provisions safeguarding Sport Integrity, while we were pleased to contribute to the education of law enforcement authorities via our participation in the IntegriSport ERASMUS+ project.”