Athletes Unlimited – which runs women’s professional basketball, volleyball, softball and lacrosse leagues in the US – has agreed a deal with Sportradar Integrity Services to provide services to detect and prevent manipulation of its competitions.
Athletes Unlimited chose Sportradar Integrity Services after “a competitive selection process”, allowing the data provider to use its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) to monitor betting patterns and detect suspicious patterns.
In addition, Sportradar will provide education services, including webinars, about match-fixing to athletes within the leagues. It will also conduct an “integrity audit” of Athletes Unlimited’s leagues, which launched in March 2020, and will assist any investigations by Athletes Unlimited into integrity threats to its events.
“We are thrilled to partner with global industry leader Sportradar as we continue to expand our betting platform for our fans,” Nicole Pawlak, senior director of special projects for Athl..