U.S. based gambling operator JACK Entertainment has joined the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) with the launch of betJACK, the company’s sports betting brand. Licensed and operating retail and online sports betting in Ohio, betJACK feeds into IBIA’s leading global betting integrity network. JACK Entertainment joins many of the leading regulated sports betting operators in the world, with IBIA’s 40+ members and 100+ betting brands accounting for over $137bn (€115bn) in global betting handle per annum and nearly 50% of all regulated commercial operator online betting activity.
“We are excited to launch betJACK in Ohio and look forward to partnering with IBIA for their proven track record of providing critical integrity monitoring and protection services for the sports betting industry,” said Adam Suliman, SVP of Sports and Digital Gaming.
Khalid Ali, CEO of IBIA, said: “IBIA is delighted to welcome betJACK to the association. Maintaining the integrity of betting and related sporting events is a crucial part of the development of the sector in North America. betJACK’s decision to join IBIA and its commitment to sports betting integrity attests to its core principles. The operator continues IBIA’s expansion across the U.S. regulated market and where our growing membership accounts for around 70% of all regulated online sports betting revenue.”
The International Betting Integrity Association is the leading global voice on integrity for the licensed betting industry. It is run by operators for operators, protecting its members from corruption through collective action. Its monitoring and alert network is a highly effective anti-corruption tool that detects and reports suspicious activity on its members’ betting markets. The association has longstanding information-sharing partnerships with leading sports and gambling regulators to utilise its data and prosecute corruption. It represents the sector at high-level policy discussion forums such as the IOC, UN, Council of Europe and European Commission.