Esports & Fantasy

BETER adds AI tournaments to esports roster

BETER adds AI tournaments to esports roster

BETER will now provide live streaming, live data and odds for 4,500 esports events per month for sportsbooks with the launch of Virtual eComp Artificial Intelligence esports tournaments. The tournaments, which will include cyber football and cyber basketball matches, will utilise BETER Live Data to ensure that end users gain access to the “widest possible selection of markets and odds …

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M88 expands esports offering via BETER partnership

BETER will extend its footprint across the Asian market after teaming up with M88 to enhance the sportsbook’s esports coverage.

BETER will extend its footprint across the Asian market after teaming up with M88 to enhance the sportsbook’s esports coverage.  Through the new partnership, BETER will distribute its portfolio of 30,000+ global esports tournament events as well as content from 200,000 ESportsBattle matches each year.   BETER will also provide M88 with customised quarter markets, including live streams, data, odds and …

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Entain finalises Unikrn acquisition to launch esports offering by 2022

Entain has moved to significantly boost its standing in esports, having successfully completed its acquisition of esports betting and skill-based wagering platform Unikrn. The takeover will see the FTSE100 firm incorporate Unikrn’s brand, products, platform and technology, as well as its 50-strong team, into its own operating capacity by 2022, with the goal of launching ‘innovative new esports products for …

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Liga Stavok strengthens position in sports and esports with AS Monaco

Liga Stavok has linked with French Ligue 1 club AS Monaco, becoming the regional partner of the team for the 2021/22 season, whilst also strengthening its position in esports with Gambit Esports. As a result of the collaboration with the French top-flight team, the Russian sports betting operator will gain brand exposure in its home market via virtual LED technology …

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Esports Hub: The latest esports acquisition tool from Pinnacle Solution

Esports Hub

Pinnacle Solution, the B2B arm of sportsbook operator Pinnacle, has launched the latest addition to its esports product, the Esports Hub. Designed specifically for esports fans, the Esports Hub delivers end users with the “best esports betting content available via a seamless UX and dark-themed aesthetic tailored to customer feedback”. Live bettors will also benefit from the Esports Hub’s introduction …

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David Conde to ‘optimise customer acquisition’ as Real Luck Group’s data lead

Real Luck Group has appointed David Conde as its new Head of Data, with responsibilities ranging across the firm’s operations, including its esports and sports betting Luckbox subsidiary. Conde’s new position will see him oversee the group’s business intelligence efforts, in particular to optimise customer acquisition and retention campaigns, which Real Luck states is ‘on track to commence by the …

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Betway launches ‘Battle of Betway’ esports tournament

Betway has reiterated its commitment to the esports and esports betting sectors, launching its latest Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament – the ‘Battle of Betway’. The Super Group-owned online bookmaker has scheduled the competition to take place on 26 October, before the CS:GO Stockholm Major tournament. Featuring a best-of-one (BO1) format, teams involved will include BIG, NiP, MIBR, G2, …

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BETER boosts efootball streams with heart monitor data

BETER has enhanced the efootball live streams for its ESportsBattle Tournaments with the addition of heart monitor data. This innovative feature, it believes, could soon become one of the key drivers of revenue growth and customer acquisition for sportsbooks. With the addition of heart monitor data, both players and bettors can make more accurate decisions. The monitors utilise BETER’s proprietary …

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ASA: CAP Code remit can be applied to video in-game purchases

The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has published guidance on how gaming and media stakeholders should manage and monitor in-game purchases and player incentives.     CAP guidance forms part of a 2020 consultation led by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which is charged with ensuring that audiences are better protected and informed on in-game purchases and engagements. The consultation was launched …

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Svenska Spel backs Grassroots expansion of Esportshall

Svenska Spel

Svenska Spel has announced that it will fund the expansion of Esportshall, Sweden’s leading esports coaching and mentoring organisation. Sweden’s state-owned lottery operator will become the principal sponsor of Esportshall new ‘Grassroots Cup’ tournaments, an amateur series seeking to uncover the next generation of Swedish talents across all major formats of competitive gaming. Esportshall was established by former CSGO player …

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