IBIA adds Fanatics Sportsbook to its list of partners

Fanatics Betting and Gaming, the online and retail sports betting division of digital sports platform Fanatics, has joined the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). Fanatics Sportsbook, in partnership with the Washington Commanders, recently became the first retail sportsbook to open inside an NFL stadium in Maryland.

Fanatics is initially focused on launching its sports betting platform through retail, with mobile to follow later in the year. And, it joins more than 45 companies and 125 leading sports betting brands in the IBIA, further strengthening IBIA’s position in North America and globally as a world leader in health monitoring.

“Partnering with the International Betting Integrity Association is an important step in providing our customers with a safe and secure trading environment as we begin rolling out our sports betting platform in 2023,” said Andrew Wright, SVP Trading at Fanatics Betting and Gaming, “ IBIA is a leading international institution that monitors the global betting markets of its regulated members, providing much-needed analysis and monitoring of potential betting irregularities.”

Khalid Ali, CEO of IBIA, said: “IBIA is pleased to welcome a major, globally recognized brand into our membership. Fanatics Betting and Gaming’s decision to join the IBIA is a major boost for the association in North America and follows a growing number of US-based companies becoming members of the IBIA.”

“The company will be integrated into IBIA’s global betting integrity network, which consists of many of the world’s largest regulated sports betting operators. Fanatics Sportsbook’s decision to join the IBIA demonstrates its desire to utilize the best integrity protection available globally for its sports betting product.”

About IBIA

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 class action. Its monitoring and alerting network is a highly effective anti-corruption tool that detects and reports suspicious activity in its members’ betting markets.

The association has longstanding information-sharing partnerships with leading sports and gambling regulators to utilize their data and prosecute corruption. Represents the industry in high-level betting integrity policy discussion forums run by the IOC, United Nations, Council of Europe and European Commission.

About Fanatics Sportsbook

Fanatics is the ultimate sports fan destination that sparks and harnesses fan passion and maximizes the presence and reach of prominent sports partners around the world.

Leveraging long-standing, often exclusive relationships with over 900 sports properties, a database of over 90 million consumers worldwide and a trusted brand, Fanatics is driving innovation across the sports landscape, building the leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, physical and digital trading cards and collectibles, online sports betting and iGaming.