Play Fair Code Talks

International expert-talk on the occasion of the Play Fair Code's 10th anniversary.

In two panels, the status quo in the fight against match-fixing and betting fraud, current challenges and possible future scenarios were examined from a national and international perspective, and the work and development of the Play Fair Code were reviewed.

Play Fair Code Talks

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, Play Fair Code held its first Play Fair Code Talks at the end of September at

The panel discussion with national and international speakers, plus numerous renowned experts from Austria and beyond – including representatives of sports ministries, from the IOC, UEFA, Interpol, the Council of Europe, and the Austrian Football Association – was broadcast live on ORF Sport+.

Quotes from the Talks:

“As you know we are facing organized crime. We need to come up with a more comprehensive approach and work all together to be as strong and robust as possible all together.”
(Vincent Ven, Head of UEFA Integrity Unit)

“Manipulation and betting fraud are among the greatest risks to sport, which should really be acting as a role model for society.”
(Vice Chancelor and Minister of Sport Werner Kogler)

“It’s something unique. You do not have something like Play Fair Code all over Europe or worldwide and this is really something that should be a lighthouse for others to follow.”
(Andreas Krannich, Managing Dir. Sportradar Integrity Services)

„The main attraction of football is that you don’t know what’s going to happen.“
(Manuel Ortlechner, Director of Sport FK Austria Wien)

Play Fair Code Talks Panele

Play Fair Code Talks - Opener

Play Fair Code Talks - Panel discussions