Tag Archives: DOTA 2

Luckbox rolls out beta testing

Luckbox, an enterprise seeking to disrupt and lead esports wagering outright, has announced the rollout of its ‘beta phase’ platform, taking onboard its first real money players. More than a year in development, Luckbox opens its betting platform to a set number of players, who will test the firm’s wagering capacities. In its product notes, Luckbox details that its aims …

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Betway enhances esports presence with Invictus Gaming deal

Invictus Gaming

Online bookmaker Betway has strengthened its esports presence, inking a deal with the Invictus Gaming (IG) team for the upcoming Dota 2 pro season, including this month’s The International 2018. Under the terms of the agreement Betway is to have exclusive access to the team for content creation purposes, whilst IG is to also have the bookies logo emblazoned on …

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

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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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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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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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Where sports meet esports: Introducing the ESI Super Forum at #bofcon2018

ESI Super Forum

SBC Global and Esports Insider have teased the launch of the ESI Super Forum for next year’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge (20-23 March). Following on from the success of the Esports Insider Forum Series, held at Fnatic’s Bunkr between July and October, the ESI Super Forum has been confirmed as a stand alone event for the second …

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The road to legitimisation in esports betting

Improving integrity standards across esports is of absolute importance for its continued growth and move into the mainstream.  With the majority of tournaments, at least the qualifying stages, played out online and with the numerous distinct esports titles offering their own unique challenges, the battle to ensure a level of integrity befitting an industry with the money and viewership that …

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Phil Kornychev – Virtual Drama in esports – The skin betting story

Phil Kornyshev is the co-founder of PVP.ME, a live esports betting platform. Having spoken at the iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam earlier this year, now he has turned his attention to exploring the recent skins betting drama for SBC News. Heres’ what he had to say…  The gambling boom of Counter Strike: Global Offensive started just over three years ago, …

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bwin says these are the top 10 esports players worldwide

  Everybody likes a top ten. As far as esports goes being the best has become far more lucrative in recent years with big money tournaments popping up across games, and the likes of The International’s prize pool growing year on year. Now the bookmaker bwin has put together what it believes to be the top ten players worldwide. To …

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