The Western Hockey League, the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Ontario Hockey League will be monitored by the firm’s Universal Fraud Detection System.
Press release.- Sportradar Integrity Services and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) have announced a multi-year agreement. The deal increases Sportradar Integrity Services’ portfolio of ice hockey partners to nine different leagues and federations around the world.
The three CHL member leagues, the Western Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Ontario Hockey League will be monitored by Sportradar Integrity Services through its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS).
Andy Cunningham, Sportradar Integrity Services Director, Global Partnerships, said: “By engaging Sportradar, a leader in providing integrity services, the CHL is putting itself in a strong position to protect the integrity of their competitions as well as educate and inform all their key stakeholders about potential risks within a sports betting environment.
“As new sports betting markets open up across North America, we look forward to supporting the CHL through our best-in-class products and services.”
Dan MacKenzie, Canadian Hockey League President, added: “The CHL is committed to continuing the education of our players and the integrity of the game they play. We are excited to sign this agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services. The provision of their bet monitoring and education services will only further strengthen our current integrity measures.
“The CHL is fully committed to protecting all of our league-wide stakeholders from the threat of match-fixing, and Sportradar’s elearning tutorial will be integral to ensure they are fully equipped with the necessary knowledge and understanding of how best to react to integrity threats.”