In Play, sponsored by Oddin.gg, collates April’s most important stories within the esports betting scene into one digestible report. To view the stories in more detail, click the headline of the corresponding article.
April’s esports betting overview was a mixed bag, particularly in terms of the variety of news that was announced. Despite a low quantity of stories, there was certainly quality this month, ranging from financial results and acquisitions to partnerships.
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Esports data and statistics provider PandaScore has unveiled an esports betting whitepaper that looks to educate operators entering the scene.
The whitepaper, which is available for free on ESI Marketplace, covers an array of topics including integrating esports into a bookmaker’s offering, data, educating bookmakers about esports, marketing an esports betting brand, as well as safer gambling and compliance.
Sports and esports betting company Rivalry has announced its financial results for 2021 and preliminary results for the first quarter of 2022.
Compared to 2020, the company has recorded increased revenue and an overall increase in its betting handle. However, Rivalry has detailed increased losses and operating expenses.
Oddin.gg announced two partnerships in April, with the esports live-odds provider securing deals with Esports Entertainment Group and SB22.
The first partnership sees Oddin.gg provide esports odds feeds to EEG’s betting platform VIE.gg. Meanwhile, SB22 will implement Oddin.gg’s iFrame solution into its technology.
Canadian esports and iGaming company Intema Solutions has overhauled its branding and will be operating under the name React Gaming Group Inc. from now on.
The company will continue operating its esports teams and betting operations under the new name, and will also continue trading on the TSX Venture Exchange, under the symbol RGG.
Online betting platform GG.BET has been named the exclusive betting partner of PGL Major Antwerp 2022, the first CS:GO Major tournament of the 2022 season.
As a result, GG.BET branding will be featured at PGL’s Regional Major Rankings (RMR) tournaments, as well as at the Major event in Belgium.
Esports live-odds provider Oddin.gg has announced the acquisition of esports betting marketing agency Thousand Lives.
Following the acquisition, Oddin.gg will absorb Thousand Lives’ esports division and rebrand the new in-house branch to Jotun.gg.