The Geneva-based organisation, Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA), will be headed Stateside in early October for the  Sports Betting Forum which takes place at the TEAMS ’18 Conference & Expo, October 1 to 4, in Louisville, Kentucky.

The event will examine the ramifications of the strike down of PASPA and address what needs to be done to ensure the highest standards on sports betting integrity across the country.

Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros, CEO of SIGA, commented: “For US sport and the US betting industry the challenges ahead are simply enormous, and they better be well prepared for them. We are planning a robust discussion on best practice on sports betting regulation, but, equally, on how the affected stakeholders and the wider industry will be able to maintain the integrity of sport, particularly in the post-PASPA era.”

“We are pleased to partner with SIGA as we launch the Sports Betting Forum and continue our commitment to unique, innovative educational content available exclusively at the TEAMS Conference & Expo,” said Timothy Schneider, founder and chairman of the Sports Division of Northstar Travel Group.

He added: “The issues related to the expansion of legalized sports gambling have ramifications for both event-rights holders and event hosts, and those issues will receive the attention they deserve at TEAMS ’18 in Louisville.”

Among the topics for discussion at the event are integrity monitoring, early warning systems and risk mitigation as well as the training and education of athletes and other participants in sports.