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Global Lottery Monitoring System Welcomes ODDSET as an Associate Member

April 10, 2020 | Lottery Sales

LAUSANNE, Switzerland  — The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) announced today that ODDSET Sportwetten GmbH has joined GLMS as an Associate Member.

Shareholdered by seven German State Lotteries, ODDSET Sportwetten GmbH is a fully licensed 100 % state-owned company, which provides Sport Betting  through the retail networks of several State Lotteries in Germany: Staatliche Toto-Lotto GmbH Baden-Württemberg, Staatliche Lotterienverwaltung in Bayern, LOTTO Hessen GmbH, Verwaltungsgesellschaft Lotto und Toto in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern mbH, Westdeutsche Lotterie GmbH & Co. OHG, Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH, Lotto-Toto GmbH Sachsen-Anhalt, Saarland-Sporttoto GmbH, NordwestLotto Schleswig-Holstein GmbH & Co. KG.

Commenting on this development, GLMS President, Ludovico Calvi states, “I am delighted to welcome ODDSET within the GLMS family. With the recent regulatory evolution, the largest market in Europe will now take further steps towards a full deregulation of the gaming market. Sports betting will definitely lead the way in Germany and ODDSET will play an important role in the promotion of transparent and socially responsible gaming operations. We look forward to having ODDSET on board and working closely with them with the objective of protecting our core values and acting as a shield against global sport corruption”.

As a GLMS Associate Member, ODDSET will be linked to the GLMS visual identity and overall operations. It will receive summaries of GLMS global alerts and will have access to education and prevention tools, as well as to the Global GLMS information network. ODDSET will also benefit from sponsorship and communication opportunities at GLMS events. ODDSET is the fourth company to have joined the GLMS associate membership program.

Christof Schoepfel, CEO, ODDSET Sportwetten GmbH:

We are pleased to make an active contribution to the global lottery monitoring system and also to benefit from the professional services which GLMS provides to the members. As a responsible sports betting provider, owned by and co-operating closely with lottery companies, we feel very committed to the goals of GLMS. Every sports betting offer should go hand in hand with the overarching goal of maintaining the integrity of the sport, because only a fair sporting event offers our customers the pleasure of betting. Therefore, we regard it as our duty to support GLMS in the best possible way.”

GLMS CONTACTS:

  • Giancarlo Sergi, GLMS General Secretary: giancarlo.sergi@glms-sport.org
  • Cassandra Fernandes, GLMS Legal & Projects Manager: cassandra.fernandes@glms-sport.org

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 32 individual Members from 4 continents (Österreichische Lotterien – Austria,  Loterie Nationale – Belgium, Hrvatska Lutrija – Croatia,  SAZKA – Czech Republic, Danske Spil – Denmark, Veikkaus – Finland, La Française Des Jeux – France,  Opap SA – Greece,  Szerencsejatek – Hungary, Islenk Getspa – Iceland,  Israel Sports Betting Board  – Israel, Lottomatica – Italy, Sisal – Italy,   Maltco Lotteries Ltd – Malta, 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,  OLG – 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).

GLMS has 4 associate Members: Scientific Games International (SGI), INTRALOT, IGT, ODDSET GmbH

SOURCE: Global Lottery Monitoring System – GLMS (www.glms-sport.org).

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