Ukraine’s Denys Molchanov was part of a match-fixing allegation at a tennis tournament earlier this season.
Match repairing is among the biggest issues for recreations fans, organizations and bookmakers alike, as nothing about sports can perhaps work without knowing that the competition has integrity.
That’s why the European Sports Security Association (ESSA) has begun monitoring and reporting on suspicious betting patterns, providing insight into what tournaments are attracting the most unusual bets.
In the first such report that is quarterly ESSA discovered that it absolutely was tennis that triggered both the most alerts and the most suspicious activity during the first three months of 2015.
A total of 27 alerts were raised over unusual betting patterns in tennis during those months, with 17 of them being deemed suspicious.
Tennis, Soccer Generate Bulk of Alerts
As a whole, there were 49 alerts raised during the quarter after unusual sizes or numbers of wagers had been made on individual events. After tennis, soccer saw many activity that is suspicious with 13 alerts raised and three fundamentally considered to be suspicious.
‘Fundamentally, betting-related match-fixing is an effort to defraud wagering operators and their clients by corrupting sporting events,’ said ESSA chairman Mike O’Kane. ‘It is definitely an issue that creates economic and social damage and that requires international cross-se Continue reading “ESSA Says Tennis Had Most Betting that is suspicious Patterns Q1 2015”