GLMS concludes agreement with Norwegian Gaming Authority
Lausanne, 21 June 2018, The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) and the Norwegian Gaming Authority have reached today an agreement. The two entities will be sharing key information on irregular betting patterns and will be strengthening relations and cooperation when it comes to the overall fight against the phenomenon of competition manipulations. The Norwegian Gaming Authority is also leading the Norwegian National Platform, as per article 13 of the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sport Competitions.
GLMS President, Ludovico Calvi, states: “We have been cooperating with the Norwegian Regulatory Authority for some years now and we have had the opportunity to know them better through our Norwegian member, Norsk Tipping. We have always been impressed by their professional attitude and socially responsible approach and we are therefore thrilled to further strengthen our relations and enhance our joint work in the massive fight to safeguard the integrity of sports».
Henrik Nordal, Director of the Norwegian Gaming Authority adds: «The Norwegian Gaming Authority, also leading the work of the Norwegian National Platform, has been taking the problem of sport competitions manipulations very seriously. GLMS through its Member in Norway, Norsk Tipping, has been already contributing to enhance our efforts. We are delighted to now further strengthen relations and work together even more closely».
- Evangelos Alexandrakis, GLMS Deputy General Secretary, email@example.com
About GLMSGLMS is the state lotteries’ mutualized monitoring system on sports betting. It aims at detecting and analyzing suspicious betting activities that could question the integrity of a sport competition. Building on six years of experience with the establishment in 2009 of ELMS with European Lotteries, GLMS went global in January 2015 extending the network to other continents. GLMS facilitates the sharing of sports betting information as part of the collective efforts of its members in ensuring sports integrity globally, and is dedicated to effective cooperation with all key stakeholders: regulators, law enforcement authorities, sports organizations. GLMS currently has 30 individual Members from 4 continents (Österreichische Lotterien - Austria, Loterie Nationale – Belgium, Hrvatska Lutrija – Croatia, Danske Spil – Denmark, Veikkaus – Finland, La Française Des Jeux – France, Staatliche Loterieverwaltung in Bayern – Germany, Opap SA – Greece, Szerencsejatek – Hungary, Islenk Getspa – Iceland, Israel Sports Betting Board - Israel, Lottomatica – Italy, Sisal – Italy, Norsk Tipping – Norway, Santa Casa De Misericordia da Lisboa – Portugal, Stoloto-Russia, Sportna Loterija – Slovenia, Svenska Spel – Sweden, Loterie Romande – Switzerland, Swisslos – Switzerland, Nederlandse Loterij, the Netherlands, Hong Kong Jockey Club – Hong Kong, Singapore Pools – Singapore, Ktoto Co – South Korea, China Sports Lottery – China, Loto-Québec- Canada, Polla Chilena de Beneficencia – Chile, Banca de Quinielas de Montevideo – Uruguay, La Marocaine des Jeux et des Sports, Morocco, Loterie Nationale du Sénégal – Senegal) and 2 collective Members(European Lotteries Association and World Lottery Association)Visit the GLMS website here