GLMS network further strengthened with new member from Iceland - Islensk Getspa


GLMS network further strengthened with new member from Iceland - Islensk Getspa


Lausanne, 9 May 2018Islensk Getspa became today the 30th individual member of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS). An experienced sports betting operator and a traditional and firm supporter of Icelandic sportvalues of all levels – as all GLMS Members -  Islensk Getspa further strengthens the “glocal” network of GLMS, which combines local presence and global monitoring reach.
 
GLMS President, Ludovico Calvi states: “I am delighted to welcome Islensk Getspa to GLMS. Our network is receiving many requests from several countries every week and we are proud that Getspa have also joined forces to showcase their commitment to responsible sports betting operations and safeguarding of sports credibility and authenticity. Their contribution with local knowledge and information will further enhance the efficiency of our monitoring operations in the massive fight against sports manipulations”.  
 
Stefan Konradsson CEO of Islensk Getspa adds: “We are excited to officially join the GLMS. Thanks to the GLMS membership we shall be able to safeguard our customers and the public as a whole while protecting our financial sustainability. At the same time, we look forward to benefiting from the new services of GLMS, including the education and prevention tools and information network.”

ENDS
 
Contacts: 
GLMS
  • Giancarlo Sergi, GLMS General Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Evangelos Alexandrakis, GLMS Deputy General Secretaryevangelos.alexandrakis@glms-sport.org
 
 
About GLMS
GLMS 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,   Loteria Romana – Romania,  Sportna Loterija – Slovenia,  Svenska Spel – Sweden,   Loterie Romande – Switzerland, Swisloss – 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)