Kindred Group has joined both the British Sports Betting Integrity Forum (SBIF) and entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rugby Football Union (RFU).
The SBIF brings together representatives from sports governing bodies, betting operators, sport and betting trade associations, law enforcement and gambling regulation who work towards combatting corruption in sport.
In addition, the Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the RFU of England in which the two entities will collaborate in keeping English rugby free of betting-related match-fixing through prevention and educational projects, along side other members.
In addition, Kindred will pro-actively report suspicious betting patterns directly to RFU.
Eric Konings, Sports Betting Integrity Officer at Kindred Group, said: “Cooperation is key in the battle against betting-related match-fixing, and we actively seek engagement with all parties, especially law enforcement, involved to keep sports clean of these criminal influences.”
“… we are glad about the opportunity to contribute to the success of the Sports Betting Integrity Forum, and to cooperate with the RFU. It is in the best interest of all parties involved to keep British sports clean from corruption, and we thank both the SBIF and the RFU for teaming up with us”.