The Indonesian Basketball League (“IBL”) has expanded its partnership with Genius Sports to launch a comprehensive integrity program to combat the match-fixing threat.
Genius Sports is the trusted integrity partner of the English Premier League, NFL, German FA, PGA TOUR and more than 150 leagues and federations worldwide. Across 24/7 monitoring and bespoke training services, Genius Sports will help maintain the transparency and unpredictability of IBL events.
Genius Sports will provide the IBL with expert forensic data and insights into global bets on its events. Real-time odds movements will be analyzed by Genius Sports’ Betting Tracking System and cross-referenced with predictive algorithms to automatically detect and flag any suspicious activity. Genius Sports’ team of integrity analysts will review all tracking data related to IBL events, providing the league with regular, detailed reports.
More than 300 IBL players, coaches and officials were also given a series of expert training workshops highlighting the league’s rules of integrity, the personal consequences of match-fixing scandals, and the dangers of insider sharing.
“This collaboration is a proactive effort for the league to continue to maintain the transparency and competitiveness of our competitions.,” aforementioned Junas Miradiarsyah, Chief Executive of the Indonesian Basketball League. “Monitoring and training are vital to maintaining the IBL and we are pleased to work with Genius Sports, a trusted integrity partner to hundreds of sports leagues around the world.“
“Sport must remain extremely vigilant and proactive in its fight against match-fixing.,” aforementioned Mohamed Feizel, Head of Sports and Broadcasting, APAC, Genius Sports. “We are honored to be the Official Integrity Partner of IBL and to support them in delivering a comprehensive program that combines 24-hour monitoring and educational services to protect their competition.”
The launch of this integrity program is an extension of IBL’s long-term official data partnership with Genius Sports. Developed by Genius Sports, world basketball’s leading data collection system, FIBA LiveStats is used on the courtside at every IBL game to generate official game-by-play statistics supporting its products for fans, broadcasters, media and more worldwide.
Tuesday, 16 May 2023