Tag Archives: Counter Strike: Global Offensive

PandaScore: No magic solution to live data disconnect in esports

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There are two ways of approaching the stream and live data disconnect in esports, said PandaScore CEO Flavien Guillocheau, but neither are ‘magic’ solutions. As a follow up to this analysis of the relationship between latency and stream delay in esports, he went even further into the concept’s ‘crazy’ betting climate, where players are seeing action on their screens that …

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Betbazar: Efootball is boosting sportsbook spend at Euro 2020

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SBC News caught up with Betbazar CEO Alex Iaroshenko to discuss why the explosion in popularity for Efootball over the last 12 months is only continuing alongside Euro 2020. Iaroshenko explained that the highest engagement with Efootball is coming around the live matches, making it complementary to the tournament schedule for sportsbook operators. He added that while League of Legends …

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Betway enhances esports offering with new Olympic-themed challenges

Betway has enhanced its esports offering, in cooperation with tournament organiser Blast, launching a range of Olympic-themed Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) challenges. Participating gamers will be able to test their abilities and composure on the new maps, with the highest overall scorer receiving the Betway x Blast golden medal. Known as the ‘Spring Games’, the maps will be broadcast via …

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Alexandr Iaroshenko, Betbazar: Turning esports growth into retention

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Esports grew exponentially during the pandemic with fewer other betting options available, but will it retain its player base as more traditional sports return? Alex Iaroshenko, CEO at Betbazar, helps us deep dive into last year’s esports performance, before suggesting that those operators not yet onboard can still enjoy ‘the rest of the party’. He also covers Counter Strike’s continued …

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Bayes Esports upgrades ESL Gaming partnership

Bayes Esports upgrades ESL Gaming partnership

Bayes Esports has both extended and expanded its current partnership with ESL Gaming with the aim of ‘driving esports forward’. With the current partnership already covering games such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2, the revamped deal will span more esports titles from ESL Gaming’s portfolio. In addition, Bayes noted that the collaboration will also become refined with …

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LOTP receives the green light from Isle of Man regulator

LOTP receives the green light from Isle of Man regulator

Lord of the Pot (LOTP), an online sportsbook aimed at esports and sports fans, has been granted a B2C licence by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission. After receiving the necessary approval from the regulator, LOTP has now entered the ‘final stages of preparation’ to launch its offering.  Prior to launch, LOTP will integrate live fantasy and pari-mutuel games …

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Pinnacle backs FLASHPOINT CS:GO league

Online sportsbook Pinnacle has been revealed as the official betting operator for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s (CS:GO) newest competitive league, FLASHPOINT. The collaboration, a first for the competition, sees Pinnacle sponsor featured matches during pre-show activities and provide match odds for in-play betting. Paris Smith, CEO of Pinnacle, commented: “Pinnacle’s passion for esports over the last decade has driven us to …

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Australian authorities crack down on suspicious betting in esports investigation

A number of warrants for arrest have been executed across Australia this morning following an investigation into suspicious betting activity on an esports league. The investigation, carried out as part of a joint operation between the Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit and the Organised Crime Intelligence Unit, was initiated after information was received by local police regarding  activity linked to a …

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Campeonbet to utilise partnership to support global expansion

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Campeonbet has launched an affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access, as part of  a strategy to break out from its Southern and Central American focus and expand into new markets worldwide. The Curacao licensed online sportsbook and casino brand is available in a multitude of languages, and following regulatory approval intends to enter new global markets in 2018. As …

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Peter Ivanov – UltraPlay – Betting patterns in esports

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It’s important to remember when looking at esports as a whole that it’s just an umbrella term. Under the sports term there’s cricket, rugby, football and a plethora of other disciplines and each will have unique and independent betting markets. The same applies, too, for esports. Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends are the three biggest titles …

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