Esports start ups can win $50,000 in Vegas launchpad

Forming part of Naruscope's Casinos and Esports Conference is an inviting $50,000 launchpad competition for esports start up companies. The Esports & Casino Resorts Esports Startup Launchpad is being delivered in partnership with...

Steffen Thomsen – Danske Spil – The Danish esports betting scene

Following the International in early August of this year, for which the victorious team Wings Gaming came away with $9.1m (£7m) as a prize, esports betting experienced a notable surge. Steffen Thomsen,...

The long road to legitimisation in esports betting

Improving integrity standards across esports is of absolute importance for its continued growth and move into the mainstream. James Watson, Sportradar With the majority of tournaments played out online and with the numerous...

Moritz Maurer – Betgenius – Desktop vs mobile

Moritz Maurer is the Head of Esports at Betgenius. Ahead of Betting on Sports 2016 (#bettingonsports), at which there’ll be four esports focused panels in total and one of which Moritz will be...

Tipbet integrates live ESL streams

In a bid to add to its market share of the increasingly lucrative esports betting market Tipbet has announced that it has agreed a deal with ESL.  This will see the operator integrate...

Scott Burton – eSportsPools – Fantasy and teaming up with Na’Vi

 Scott Burton is the CEO of a company which is pairing up esports and fantasy; eSportsPools. The community centred site is also partnered with Na’Vi, or Natus Vincere, a popular team with...

Puppey is the world number one esports player according to bwin

As much as we may hate to admit it, we all love a top ten. With lucrative big money tournaments becoming ever more common in esports the race to be the best is...

Why esports and live betting is a match made in heaven and hell

As a general rule of thumb esports are ideally suited to the live betting environment.  For an overwhelming amount of fans they’re consumed online via live streams, many esports communities are highly...

CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge shutter down skins betting

Lounge, the company behind the largest skins betting site CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge, formally announced this week that it would be scrapping skins betting. Each site made the announcement via...

Loto-Québec opens the door to esports betting

Québec's gaming agency Loto-Québec is now allowing esports betting in the region. Louis Beaudet, Director of Esports and Entertainment Betting at Loto-Québec said: "With the increasing popularity of esports, there is more and...

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FACEIT London Major finals to be broadcast on Sky Sports

The FACEIT London Major is currently deciding which teams will reach the final stage of the competition, which will now be broadcast live on...