World Long Drive (WLD) today announced a robust partnership with U.S. Integrity, a leading technology-driven sports wagering monitoring company. The agreement will span the entirety of the 2023 calendar year and carry into 2024.
World Long Drive, owned by GF Sports & Entertainment, anticipates the first legal wagers made on World Long Drive will come at the WLD Championship held October 18-22, 2023 in Atlanta.
“Partnering with U.S. Integrity is a major milestone for World Long Drive that will soon allow our fans and golf enthusiasts to bet on our tour,” said Shawn Tilger, President of GF Sports & Entertainment. “We understand the growing appetite to wager on any and all sporting events and believe that this will further grow the interest in World Long Drive.”
U.S. Integrity will provide a variety of integrity monitoring services to WLD through its proprietary dashboard. U.S. Integrity analyzes dozens of data sets to proactively identify irregular wagering activity and officiating patterns across a plethora of regulated betting markets. Its mission is to grow the legal, regulated sports betting market by providing solutions that ensure sports betting integrity in every play, every game, and every sport.
“U.S. Integrity is proud to partner with World Long Drive as wagering on their events continues to grow across the regulated sports betting market.” said Matthew Holt, U.S. Integrity’s CEO and co-founder. “U.S. Integrity’s mission is to provide conflict-free, best in class insights and compliance solutions to our clients. We are looking forward to working with the exceptional team at World Long Drive. All of our partners are committed to the highest integrity standards, and World Long Drive is no exception. These types of partnerships help ensure sports betting integrity and strengthen the unique and proprietary anomaly detection tools we have developed at U.S. Integrity.”
World Long Drive joins organizations such as the PGA TOUR, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, Ultimate Fighting Championship, the SEC, and the Pac-12 in forming a partnership with U.S. Integrity.