ESI Gambling Report Esports Betting

ESI Gambling Report: Integrity, regulation, protection in fast-growing esports betting market

The world remains at a global standstill with the very real threat of COVID-19’s continued spread and resurgence still looming. Mandated physical closures and the suspension of large gatherings have put...
Research Center for Esports Law MELCHERS Law

University of Augsburg and MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte to research esports law

The Research Center for Esports Law of the University of Augsburg and MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte, a German law firm, have entered an agreement to pursue research in esports law. The collaboration will see the two...
EveryMatrix The State of Esports Betting 2020

EveryMatrix releases report on the state of esports betting in 2020

It's been an interesting, unpredictable year for esports so far. The worldwide pandemic has resulted in a boom for esports betting, with FIFA and NBA 2K taking centre stage and the Nevada...
Sportradar Activision Blizzard Overwatch Call of Duty League

Sportradar tapped for Activision Blizzard’s franchised leagues

Activision Blizzard has partnered with Sportradar to protect the integrity of its Call of Duty League and Overwatch League. The multi-year deal will see Sportradar implement a "comprehensive" integrity in both leagues...
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Nevada bets on DreamHack Masters Spring with regulatory approval

The Nevada Gaming Control Board released a notice of approval on Wednesday permitting wagers on DreamHack Masters Spring. The exemption will allow the state’s licensed sportsbooks to post and accept bets on...
Askott Entertainment Stream Betting

Behind Askott Entertainment’s big bet on esports markets

Esports betting has seen a titanic rise following the, albeit temporary, absence of traditional sports. With almost no sports available to wager on, the likes of FIFA, NBA 2K, and more...
Midnite-ESIC

Midnite joins Esports Integrity Commission

UK-based esports betting company Midnite has joined the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) in a bid to help combat corruption and cheating in esports. The bookmaker has enlisted in the anti-corruption programme, which was created by ESIC to...
BUFF.bet and X-Bet.co to merge ahead of planned IPO

BUFF.bet and X-Bet.co to merge ahead of planned IPO

XB Systems has reached an agreement to merge its esports betting brand X-Bet.co with UltraPlay's white-label platform BUFF.bet in a deal said to bolster its planned initial public offering (IPO). As a result...
Winners.bet

WIN launches esports betting platform, Winners.bet

Having already seen WIN Group launch its content hub and WINNERS League competition, Esports Insider received a behind-the-curtain look at its latest product: Winners.bet. Winners.bet has teamed up with BetConstruct for its...
MIBR Yeah Conflict of Interest

MIBR and Yeah reignite conflict of interest concerns in CS:GO

Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams Made in Brazil (MIBR) and Yeah are both cleared to compete in ESL One: Road to Rio. This decision by Valve brings up some clear conflict of interest concerns...