NEWS & PRESS

May 14, 2024

Kambi and Abios Join ESIC as Anti-Corruption Supporters

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) is pleased to announce Kambi and Abios, its esports data subsidiary, as new ESIC Anti-Corruption Supporters. This partnership signals  the alignment of Kambi’s longstanding commitment to corporate probity and sports integrity with ESIC’s ongoing battle against match-fixing and corruption in esports. 

Kambi and Abios join a distinguished class of other Anti-Corruption Supporter stakeholders who have  historically worked with ESIC to ensure that attacks against the competitive integrity of esports competition  are appropriately reported and dealt with. Anti-Corruption Supporters assist ESIC in investigating  suspicious betting activity, supporting ESIC’s broader mission to combat cheating and betting fraud in the  esports industry. Kambi and Abios’ entrance into the Anti-Corruption Supporter class will see the entities  actively work with ESIC to assist in ESIC’s mission to disrupt, prevent, investigate and prosecute all  attempts to compromise competitive integrity in esport competition. 

Abios’ Managing Director and Founder, Anton Janér commented: 

“Our mission at Abios has always been to enable the sustainable growth of esports. As such, we’re incredibly excited to join ESIC in their mission to future-proof esports through combatting match-fixing and other integrity-related malpractices. Fair play is a crucial component in ensuring the viability of esports as a long-term community and investment and we hope to be able to support the industry together with ESIC  going forward.” 

Stephen Hanna, ESIC’s Chief Executive Officer commented: 

“We are pleased to welcome Kambi and Abios as Anti-Corruption Supporters. Kambi and Abios are well  trusted and recognised operators in their respective industries, and their entrance into the Anti-Corruption Supporter class of ESIC membership emphasises their shared commitment to upholding the highest  standards of integrity and fair play within the esports industry.” 

About Kambi 

Kambi is a provider of premium sports betting services to licensed B2C gaming operators. Its services  encompass a broad offering from front end user interface through to odds compiling, customer intelligence  and risk management, built on an in-house developed software platform. Kambi’s 40-plus customers  include ATG, Bally’s Corporation, Corredor Empresarial, Kindred Group, LeoVegas, LiveScore, Rush  Street Interactive and Svenska Spel. Kambi employs more than 1,000 staff across offices in Malta  (headquarters), Australia, Denmark, Philippines, Romania, Sweden, the UK and the United States. 

For more information about Kambi, please visit https://www.kambi.com/ 

About Abios 

Abios facilitates the growth of a sustainable esports ecosystem by fueling enterprises and ambitious  startups with the tools and data needed to build esports projects at scale. With more than 10 years of  experience in esports, Abios provides historical and stream-live data from popular esports titles, such as  Counter-Strike, League of Legends, VALORANT and Dota 2, to sportsbooks, search engines, esports  teams, and others. As part of Kambi Group PLC, Abios provides data-driven odds and widgets to the  regulated betting industry. Using proprietary modelling and innovative product features, Abios is taking  esports betting to the next level. 

For more information about Abios, please visit https://abiosgaming.com/ 

About ESIC 

ESIC is the recognised guardian of the integrity of esports and works to for disrupt, prevent, investigate, and prosecute of all forms of cheating and malpractice in esports, including, but not limited to, match  manipulation and doping with the overarching objective of protecting youth, promoting industry investment  and safeguarding sporting integrity in esports. 

Learn more about ESIC at https://www.esic.gg