Tag Archives: Counter-Strike

Fred Done makes investment into GGIntel

The founder of Betfred Fred Done has strengthened his commitment to esports after it was confirmed that he has made an investment into the Manchester-based esports news, entertainment, and media focused business, GGIntel. The start-up firm, which is focussed on achieving its goal of becoming a world-leading esports publisher, is set to provide bespoke content, global event and tournament information …

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Polish “trendsetter” STS launches mobile esports section

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Star-Typ Sport (STS), the first Polish bookmaker to introduce esports betting in 2014, has now added an esports section to its mobile application. The new STS section, available on both Android and iOS, will enable its players to engage with tournaments in Poland and those organised abroad through a wide range of live bets. The apps have been designed to …

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1xBet’s Evgeniy Kiriushin: Embracing the fast-growing esports market


Whether you have embraced the well-publicised esports revolution, or remain cynical over its status as a sport, there is no doubting its growth as a betting proposition, writes 1xBet’s Head of Business Development Evgeniy Kiriushin. Just 10 years ago few were interested in esports, but now sporting websites across the world are keen to get involved in this exciting and …

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Betway teams up West Ham & NiP stars for first ‘Esports Challenge’

For its latest social media campaign, online bookmaker Betway has teamed up its two biggest sports partnership; Premier League football club West Ham United and leading esports team Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP). Launching its latest ‘Betway Esports Challenge’, West Ham United players Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez and Michail Antonio ‘swap pitches for PCs’ battling head-to-head in a game of CS:GO, a …

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Pixel.bet to offer worldwide esports betting brand

Pixel.bet has announced a bid to “revolutionise” the esports betting sector, with the launch of its new specialist platform. Currently live in beta mode, pixel.bet state that they are set to offer tens of millions of fans the most comprehensive dedicated esports betting brand. The mobile first platform will offer bettors markets covering full tournaments, matches and individual games and …

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Kenny Schrub wins eSports Player of the Year Award

The second eSports Game Awards took place in Los Angeles this weekend in front of a packed  Microsoft Theatre. Kenny Schrub, a Frenchman who plays Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for Team EnVyUs, picked up the Player of the Year award fending off strong competition from the likes of Syed Sumail Hassan, Lee Sang-hyeok, Olof Kajbjer and Peter Dagar. Schrub’s game of …

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Cashplay partners with Multiplay for Insomnia Gaming Festival

International mobile eSports platform, Cashplay, has agreed a deal with Multiplay to deliver real-money mobile tournaments for the upcoming Insomnia Gaming Festival. UK based Multiplay is a gaming services company, whilst Insomnia55 will feature some of the biggest names in the industry. It’ll take place at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena over the 28-30th August weekend with tournaments to be played out …

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ESL strikes with 24/7 esport channel on Twitch

The world’s largest organised eSports body, the ESL, has launched the industry’s first 24/7 Counter Strike channel via popular streaming platform, Twitch. It will be integrated fully into tv.eslgaming.com (ESL media directory), and will primarily offer coverage of the ESL ESEA Pro League’s weekly Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The ambitious long term plan is to gradually introduce new channels which’ll cover …

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New crypto currency HYPER targets gamers

Newly launched crypto currency HYPER is a peer-to-peer digital currency designed to target digital staking from gamers. The developers of the currency claim that HYPER has a twenty times faster settlement periods than market leading digital currency Bitcoin. The currency aims to create more stable trading conditions than other digital currencies by targeting trade of its currency through digital gaming communities. …

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