U.S. Senator wants tougher loot box and microtransaction regulations

A U.S Senator has proposed a federal bill that will bring loot box and microtransaction regulations to video games. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley proposed the bill dubbed, “The Protecting Children from...

The ESI Podcast: the opportunity at the intersection of esports and gambling

Here at Esports Insider we're delighted to introduce the ESI Podcast, in partnership with Mishcon de Reya. The four-part series will cover topics from betting through to intellectual property issues in the burgeoning esports...

Danish authorities target unauthorised Counter-Strike skin gambling sites

Danish gambling regulator, Spillemyndigheden, has identified a number of skin gambling sites operating illegally in the country and began working with proper authorities to cease operation in Denmark. For a while...
Blast Pro Series and Betway

Betway agrees to a one-year sponsorship deal for BLAST Pro Series

Bookmaker Betway has announced a new one-year sponsorship deal with BLAST Pro Series, which will span eight events around the globe over the course of the year. The deal, which includes an option to...

Winners.bet partners with sports betting provider BetConstruct for esports offering

Esports operator Winners.bet have signed a deal with sports betting software provider BetConstruct who will provide Winners with their esports offering and Odds Feed services. Winners' will be able to offer a complete esports betting...
Betting

UK Labour Party call for ‘Gamer’s Consultation’ with relation to online gambling

Tom Watson, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will today give a speech to the Institute of Public Policy Research ("IPPR") outlining the Labour party's new...

LOOT.BET inks exclusive collaboration agreement with UCC

Esports-dedicated bookmaker, LOOT.BET, has announced today an exclusive collaboration agreement between themselves and Russian esports studio and event organisers, U Can Company ("UCC"). The agreement is set to go into effect...

SIS announces new live esports betting product

There's another supplier that's taken the lunge into esports betting now as Sports Information Services ("SIS") has revealed that it will use ICE London to reveal its new esports betting product,...

ESI Gambling Report: IEM Katowice Challengers Stage Preview

In less than two weeks, the first leg of the IEM Katowice Major will set sail, displaying a premiere level of Counter-Strike as teams fight towards achieving the most prestigious title...

The ESI Esports Betting Tour is approaching full-capacity

Last week we announced our Esports Betting Tour taking place at ICE 2019 on the 5th February (14:30 - 16:30). With less than a week to go, over 75% of spots have...

Events

The SBC Awards Esports Operator of the Year Shortlist announced

Nestled amongst the 14 igaming SBC Awards is the Esports Operator of the Year, and five companies were revealed to have made the shortlist...