Esports & Fantasy

ESIC ‘Malta Summit’ calls for greater collaboration on esports betting integrity

‘The Esports Integrity Coalition- ESIC‘ has called for all the esports stakeholders, governing bodies and licensed gambling operators to collaborate in tackling esports growing ‘betting integrity’ concerns. ESIC’s call for collaboration comes as the integrity body details an ‘alarming rise’ in suspicious betting alerts gathered over the past 12-months. The body announced that 74 suspicious betting alerts were recorded during 2018, …

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Paytm targets number 1 fantasy sports status in India

Paytm

Having rebranded its gaming platform from Gamepind to FirstGames, parent company Paytm has set about delivering India’s number one fantasy sports destination. The fintech firm is also looking to raise $30 million to fund the continued expansion of the platform – a joint venture with AGTech Holdings Limited. Despite only launching in February 2018, it reached over 30 million users …

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Parimatch boosts esports presence through Team Spirit agreement

CIS region online bookmaker Parimatch has continued to boost its presence in the esports industry after inking a new six-month agreement with Russian esports organisation, Team Spirit. Under the new agreement, Parimatch will see their logos displayed across team apparel, while also gaining brand exposure via the Team Spirit social media platform. In addition, the operator will offer their support to the teams across the …

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Esports Entertainment plans NASDAQ listing to fund Malta licence

Esports Entertainment Group has submitted an application to list its common shares across the NASDAQ Capital Market which will see the operator use the generated funds to support its Malta gaming licence application. The esports betting operator is yet to confirm just how many securities will be offered on the market, as well as the type to be listed, with …

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FSI strengthens the Nucleus of its fantasy sports platform

Nucelus

Fantasy Sports Interactive (FSI), the first company to introduce fantasy football betting services in Europe via its Bet4theBest brand, will support a whole new range of fantasy offerings through FSI Nucleus. As the name suggests, this new product will form the nucleus of FSI’s offering, featuring a triple-Core System (Scoring – Team Creation – Live Updates) that feeds all FSI …

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FantasyBet offers daily contests for FIFA Women’s World Cup

FantasyBet

FantasyBet has become the first fantasy sports provider to offer daily fantasy contests for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Starting on Friday 7 June for the opening match between France and South Korea, the site will give fantasy managers the chance to pit their wits against each other in free-to-enter and pay-to-enter contests, with bigger prizes up for grabs …

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Gamepind launches cricket-focused fantasy product

As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 kicked off yesterday, Gamepind, a joint venture between AGTech Holdings Limited and One97 Communications Limited (Paytm), has launched Gamepind Fantasy Sports. The fantasy sports platform is set to have a focus upon cricket, which is currently the most followed and popular sport across India. Gamepind has grown in popularity in recent months, having …

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Sportito launches fantasy platform in India

Fantasy sports platform Sportito has bolstered its position in the Indian market after attracting over 500 registrations to its Sportito India platform in its first 2 hours of operation. The platform has attributed its recent uptake in followers to the  fantasy contest on the ICC Cricket World Cup, which has just started. While operating in the new market, Sportito India …

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FanDuel forms exclusive content & data partnership with fuboTV

Paddy Power Betfair US sports betting and daily fantasy sports subsidiary FanDuel Group has formed a ‘first-of-a-kind’ partnership with digital sports streaming platform fuboTV. The partnership sees FanDuel become the exclusive wagering and gaming partner of fuboTV, as FanDuel’s brand, products, data and content gain special coverage across all fuboTV channels. In addition, the partnership maintains a ‘carriage agreement’, which …

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Luckbox picks OddsMatrix as lead sportsbook platform

Esports betting start-up Luckbox has extended its partnership with online gambling software and platform provider EveryMatrix, after agreeing to utilise its OddsMatrix engine as lead sportsbook solution. The announcement follows Luckbox launching its esports betting product in ‘beta mode’ to accept its first real money players. Updating the market, Luckbox informs that its first player wagers have been powered by the …

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