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A number of bookmakers reported suspicious betting activity over a women’s doubles match during the French Open.
Issues over the integrity of the match were raised when the doubles match between Andreea Mitu and Patricia Maria Tig against Madison Brengle and Yana Sizikova, saw reports that suggested bets were placed with multiple operators for Sizikova’s serve to be broken in the fifth game of the second set.
A police investigation has been launched, currently looking into whether the fifth game in the second set has been manipulated, and whether one of the players was involved.
ICE 2021 and iGB Affiliate London has been moved after event organisers – Clarion Gaming carried out a ‘close consultation with the international community of stakeholders’.
The new date has been moved to 29 June to the 2 July. According to Clarion Managing Director, Kate Chambers, the decision to move the event being a ‘consequence of the ongoing impact of Covid-19 and the continuing uncertainty in our markets’ as countries around the world still face wide-spread travel restrictions.
In addition, iGB Live 2021 will now take place from 28th September to 1st October at the RAI Amsterdam.
The Professional Players Federation has partnered with Gamstop.
The partnership aims to raise awareness of the self-exclusion platform across PPF’s website and social channels – ensuring that both consumers and athletes know how to access Gamstop services should they need it.