Esports & Fantasy

Betway continues BLAST esports collaboration

Online bookmaker Betway continues to expand its profile and brand presence within esports, announcing that it has extended its sponsorship of the  BLAST Pro Series for a further year. The deal, which includes an option to renew for another year, will grant Betway extensive backstage access, VIP hospitality and a host of branding both online and in stadiums. The 2019 …

Read More »

BetConstruct to power complete esports experience for Winners.bet

Danske Spil - Handshake - Hand holding on black background

Online gaming and sports betting software provider BetConstruct has signed a deal to provide new esports operator Winners.bet with its Esports betting and Odds Feed services. By offering markets for all the major games including League of Legends (LOL), CS:GO, DOTA2, KOG, Starcraft and Rainbow Six, BetConstruct is ready to provide a complete esports betting experience, pending the outcome of …

Read More »

Betinvest launches sportsbook solution specific to esports

Askott - Copyright: lculig / 123RF Stock Photo

Betinvest has put its esports clients in control of the technical, technological and trading aspects of the business through its industry-first customisable Sportsbook iFrame solution. The solution’s sportsbook management function, which gives operators the opportunity to create business reports, teasers and promotions, as well as being able to see the turnovers for both main sports and other activities, is not …

Read More »

Spelinspektionen issues second licence to LeoVegas

SafeEnt

Online betting operator LeoVegas is growing its Swedish presence after gaining its second licence in the country for its new brand, pixel.bet. The five-year licence has been issued by the country’s regulator, Spelinspektionen, for both online casino and sports betting. Gustaf Hagman, LeoVegas’ Group CEO, celebrated the new licence: “During a year when we focus on strong growth but also …

Read More »

SportCaller partners with FanDuel to boost US presence

U.S. Operator FanDuel, has partnered up with free-to-play (FTP) sports-game provider SportCaller, to offer a series of marquee games, starting with its NCAA March Madness basketball. As part of the new collaboration, the FTP specialist will roll out a number of games out across its light-to-deploy platform, which will include a number of major American sports. Lorcan Kelly, VP of …

Read More »

Sportradar teams up with SPORT1 to broadcast eFootball.Pro League

Leading sports data, insights and content supplier Sportradar has teamed up with Germany-based SPORT1 to showcase the newly launched eFootball.Pro League. SPORT1 has acquired platform-neutral rights to broadcast the fixtures, with live and highlight coverage of the current season in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.  The sports platform will live stream the fixtures on SPORT1.de, in addition to on its YouTube …

Read More »

Betway grows esports portfolio with ESL partnership

Online bookmaker Betway has confirmed that it has extended its partnership with ESLGaming (ESL), which will see the operator continue to act as the exclusive sponsor of ESL’s largest flagship events. The extension, which includes a clause to renew the partnership after one year, will give the operator exclusive “behind the scenes” access, in addition to VIP hospitality, in-stream and …

Read More »

Scout Gaming enters Brazil through Jogajà deal

Sportradar - Copyright: believeinme33 / 123RF Stock Photo

Scout Gaming has entered the Brazilian market after signing a deal to provide start-up operator Jogajà with its full fantasy sports platform. Jogajà, whose Scout Gaming-powered platform is expected to launch during the first half of 2019, is backed by Swedish venture capitalists with experience of working in Brazil. The product range will be boosted by the inclusion of local …

Read More »

Pinnacle pushes for next-level esports capacity integrating GameScorekeeper API

Low margin sportsbook Pinnacle has detailed that it has ‘significantly accelerated its position as the leading esports bookmaker’, partnering with real-time data provider GameScorekeeper. Pinnacle has moved to integrate GameScorekeeper’s ‘live score API’, which will extensively amplify its esports betting proposition, as GameScorekeeper monitors 85% of all pro-sanctioned esports tournaments/matches. Updating stakeholders, Pinnacle Trading Director Marco Blume states that GameScorekeeper …

Read More »

Esports takes its place in the top five for 1xBet

Askott - Copyright: lculig / 123RF Stock Photo

The number of users who bet on esports with 1xBet increased by almost 350 per cent in 2018 when compared with the corresponding period of 2017, according to a company report. This report finding – first shared with SBC Magazine for its Sports Betting Guide to ICE – led the international operator to predict that esports will become one of …

Read More »