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Snooker governing body signs data agreement with MGA

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) have created a new data sharing agreement as part of their wider anti-corruption strategy.

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The partnership will see the MGA and the WPBSA share information in cases of irregular and suspicious snooker betting activity, and breaches of WPBSA Betting Rules.

Antonio Zerafa, MGA Sports Integrity Manager. said: "In these unprecedented times there has been a shift in focus from team sports to more individual sports.

"Hence, this period proved to be a perfect example of how stakeholders of sports and sports betting integrity need to widen their horizons in terms of collaboration."

Nigel Mawer QPM, WPBSA Vice Chairman, said: "This is an important step forward in the battle against match fixing and betting issues in snooker.

"I am really pleased to have the support of Antonio and his team in combating corruption in sport."

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