Casinos and esports – a match made in heaven?

Later this month (25-26) at the SLS Las Vegas there'll be a two day conference focused on what esports can offer casinos.  Organised by Naruscope, Esports & Casino Resorts "will provide a hands-on...

NiP and Betway agree ‘high six-figure’ sponsorship deal

Betway and Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) announced late last night that they have joined forces. This 'high six figure' deal makes the British company the second mainstream gambling company to sponsor a team,...

CSGOLounge relaunches with virtual coins instead of skins

Skins out, coins in. One of the sites which was at the centre of the recent skins betting controversy, CSGOLounge, has now relaunched with a new coin betting product.  The following announcement...

Are esports organisers anti-gambling?

So with skins dying a death and regulation forcing its way through esports betting, we should surely expect more partnerships between bookmakers and teams and competitions in the near future? Nick White, of...

Who is the esports betting operator of the year?

The annual SBC Awards will be taking place on December 7th in London this year with one notable difference from 2015; there’s now a Best Esports Betting Operator category.  This year has...

Gamblit launches esports platform at G2E Vegas

There's a lot of interest around casinos and esports right now and Gamblit Gaming has subsequently unveiled its G-Sports platform at this year's G2E in Las Vegas.  The California based firm has...

GameCo raises $8.25m to bring esports to the casino floor

GameCo announced an investment totaling $8.25m (£6.35m) last week which will see the company's first games enter casinos this year.  The latest funding round was led by Javelin Venture Partners, with Courtside Ventures,...

The biggest esports may not be the best for betting

With a lot of operators looking to expand and or improve their esports market coverage, or for those yet to take the leap, understanding the various esports titles is vital.  As the...

eBoost Token – Is it esports’ first betting coin?

The International eBoost Society has revealed what it states is the world's first cryptocurrency specifically aimed at the world of competitive gaming.  It has been called the eBoost Token and its remit...

Education is key in esports integrity battle…

The theme of a need for more education was the underlying one at the talk on ensuring esports integrity at last week’s Betting on Sports Conference in London.  Esports Integrity Coalition Commissioner...

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Amazon and Pagini announce Gear.Club tournament

Amazon, in partnership with Italian luxury sports car manufacturer Pagani Automobili, has announced its new competitive event, GameOn Masters: Gear.Club 2018 featuring Pagani. Powered by Amazon GameOn,...