Mohegan (formally known as Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment) today announces its membership of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). The arrangement covers both digital and retail betting brands. Established in 1996, Mohegan is an extension of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut and is the owner, developer and manager of premier gambling and entertainment resorts in the United States, Canada, and Northern Asia, with world-class online gambling is provided through its Mohegan Digital brand.
The operator joins many of the leading regulated sports betting operators in the world, with the association’s members accounting for over $137bn (€115bn) in global betting handle per annum and nearly 50% of all regulated commercial operator online betting activity.
“It is an honour to be a member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) as we aim to provide the most premium digital gaming entertainment to our patrons,” said Richard Roberts, President of Mohegan Digital. “As we continue to expand our digital presence, it will be beneficial to have IBIA in our corner to ensure our members that the integrity of all games is safeguarded.”
“Digital gaming and sports wagering will continue to grow as cornerstones of the entertainment industry over the next few years. Becoming a member of the IBIA allows us to confidently remain at the forefront of these trends and innovations, while knowing we have strategic partners in this highly-regulated industry,” said Ray Pineault, CEO and President of Mohegan.
Khalid Ali, CEO of IBIA, said: “The addition of Mohegan to IBIA’s ranks is an important boost for the association, maintaining our strong growth globally and particularly in North America. IBIA welcomes the support for, and commit of, companies like Mohegan to betting integrity and to working in partnership with our leading monitoring network covering many of the largest regulated operators in the world.”
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 collective action. Its monitoring and alert network is a highly effective anti-corruption tool that detects and reports suspicious activity on its members’ betting markets. The association has longstanding information-sharing partnerships with leading sports and gambling regulators to utilise its data and prosecute corruption. It represents the sector at high-level policy discussion forums such as the IOC, UN, Council of Europe, and European Commission.