Esports & Fantasy

Manchester proves to be the big winner for fantasy managers

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It proved to be a successful weekend for managers who loaded up on players of Manchester based clubs, with both City and United filling out the top five places of point scorers in gameweek five. Sergio Aguero top scored with 20 points, helping James Birch keep his place atop the SBC League of Legends. Aguero‘s partnership with Romelu Lukaku in ‘Cash …

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Sadio’s sending off leaves fantasy football managers in shock

In what was a tough week for fantasy football managers, goals from Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku helped James Birch extend his run at the top of SBC’s league of Legends. William Hill’s Al Romulus had another impressive round, racking up 60 points and putting himself within 15 points of the top spot. Al’s midfield made the difference this week, as …

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Sportito becomes QPR’s first ever “Official Fantasy Sports Partner”

Sportito Fantasy Sports has signed a new partnership deal with the English football club, Queens Park Rangers to become the club’s first ever  “Official Fantasy Sports Partner.” The partnership will provide an opportunity for Sportito to reach out to QPR fans and give fans of the West London club a chance to enjoy the fantasy sports platform throughout the season. …

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Sportradar forms audiovisual & integrity partnership with Fortuna Esports

European esports tournament organiser Fortuna Esports has announced that it will enter a multi-year audiovisual and integrity partnership with Sportradar. Forming the partnership, Sportradar will act as the exclusive global provider of betting and audio visual streams and transmissions for Fortuna syndicated matches and competitions. Fortuna, one of Europe’s leading esports tournament organisers, hosts events such as the new ‘Esports …

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Pavol Krasnovsky – RTSmunity – Betting on esports

Pavol Krasnovsky is the Founder and CEO of RTSmunity, market maker for esports on Betfair and Matchbook exchanges and odds supplier. Krasnovsky is joining the Betting on Esports conference (September 12-15th) panel focused on data, the challenges that come with it in esports markets but also how to harness it to succeed. Alongside him on this panel will be Pinnacle Trading Director …

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‘Next Chapter’…Malta MGA licence approval sees Sportito target Germany

Daily fantasy sports operator Sportito has accelerated its international expansion by securing a Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) ‘Online Gambling Licence’. Having gained Malta MGA approval, Sportito confirms that it will now push to launch its DFS services for the German market. Sportito expands its European licensing provisions, which further includes a UK Gambling Commission operator licence secured in 2016. Following …

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Betway has been announced as the head sponsor of the ESG Tour

PvPRO.com has announced esports sportsbook operator Betway as the head sponsor of the ESG Tour, Mykonos 2017. The tour, which commences on 7 September, sees eight of the best teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive compete for the €200,000 prize purse. Betway’s sponsorship comes after it announced its high-profile partnership with the ESL Pro League 2017 earlier this month. The operator, …

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Liverpool looking frightening as the league of legends top 20 tightens

In the final week of fantasy football before the international break, SBC’s Andrew McCarron and Dafabet’s John Cruces both hit high scores to pile the pressure on early pacesetter, James Birch. Despite having a relatively low scoring week, Birch’s lead at the top remained at eight points, much to the credit of his vice captain Mohamed Salah, who bagged a …

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ESI: Gambling & esports – What’s the millennial opportunity?

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It’s safe to say that “recapturing millennials” has been a buzzword thrown around the gambling industry for a considerable while. Are young punters drawn to greyhounds and racing in the same way as previous generations? When they’re looking to have a bet, what are they looking for? The esports opportunity is still arguably in its infancy. It’s vitally important to …

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Betway continues its Esports sponsorship expansion

Esports sportsbook operator Betway has announced it will be the primary sponsor of the ESL Pro League 2017. The longest running league in professional CS:GO, commences its sixth season today, with 14 European and North American teams battling it out online for a $1m prize pool. The league’s online phase will see matches held three times per week on Tuesdays, …

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