Luckbox ESIC

Luckbox is latest company to join ESIC

Isle of Man-based esports betting operator Luckbox has become the latest operator to join forces with the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC). ESIC is a not-for-profit association that looks to eradicate cheating (such...

Unikrn announces rollout of crypto-betting service

Mark Cuban-backed esports betting platform Unikrn, has announced the rollout of their Isle of Man approved cryptocurrency and fiat live betting service to over 20 nations worldwide. The blockchain-powered platform will allow users...

ESI Gambling Report: The State of Counter-Strike in the UK

Looking back on Counter-Strike’s nearly two-decade-long history, the ever-maturing scene has shown the supremacy and collapse of players, teams and nations across the many years and instalments. Once regarded as the...

Russian lottery distributor Stoloto partners for EPICENTER tournament

Stoloto, Russia's largest lottery distributor, has announced a partnership with tournament organiser Epic Esports Events for the upcoming $300,000 (£228,066) Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament EPICENTER held in Moscow at the end of the month. As...

ESI Gambling Report: Recent CS:GO update rocks competitive scene

Whether well received or not, patches and updates will roll out every so often to clean up a game typically with designs of enhancing or balancing competitive play; over the course...

ESI Gambling Report: StarSeries & i-League Season 6 Preview

There’s been a seemingly endless flow of Counter-Strike action in the last month; from the headlining London Major to an ESL One New York event jam-packed with a number of high...
BLAST Pro Series Pinnacle

BLAST Pro Series enlists Pinnacle as betting partner for 2018 season

Denmark-based RFRSH Entertainment has found an official betting partner for the 2018 season of its BLAST Pro Series in the form of Pinnacle. This partnership kicks off with BLAST Pro Series: Istanbul...

ESI Gambling Report: ESL One New York Preview

Less than a week after the conclusion of the FACEIT London Major, Counter-Strike fans are already getting their next dose of premier gameplay at ESL New York. From the UK to the...

ESI Gambling Report: FACEIT London Major Playoffs

The eight finalists remaining in the FACEIT London Major took to the SSE Wembley Arena stage this week after two weeks of gruelling competition leading up to the playoffs. As contenders...
Betting

US and European gambling regulators unify to address in-game concerns

A report on Monday from the UK Gambling Commission announced an agreement made between 16 gambling regulators across Europe and the Washington State Gambling Commission to address gambling in games. Described as...

Events

ESI Super Forum: Sponsorship in esports – Panel Assessment

Here's another look back at our Esports Insider Super Forum in March, this time the focus is on the brands and sponsorship panel. Up for...