The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has announced it has signed a data sharing agreement with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Integrity Unit.
The deal will see the two organisations work to improve the monitoring of suspicious gambling activity in badminton.
MGA head of financial crime compliance Antonio Zerafa said he was “very pleased” to see BWF added to the list of sports governing bodies whom the regulator is already engaged with on a day-to-day basis.
“I am very pleased to see the Badminton World Federation added to the long list of Sports’ Governing Bodies whom the Authority already assists on a practical level, and we look forward to working with the BWF’s Integrity Unit on any issues that may arise,” he said.
Thomas Lund, BWF secretary general said that this partnership will support BWF in its mission of identifying possible instances of match-fixing, and will improve its capabilities in its investigations and anti-match fixing operations.
“This partnership helps the B..