Tag Archives: eSports

Betting on Esports 2017 dissected

“There is no ‘esports consumer.’  It’s much wider than that, with there being CS:GO consumers, DOTA consumers and so on” stated Adam Savinson of Win Technologies – Betway Group as Betting on Esports 2017 got underway. Discussing who an esport consumer is Mr Savinson added:  “You need to know to cater for their own communities, with esports being different to …

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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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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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Saving Las Vegas: Can esports be the hero casinos need?

As casinos look to counteract an aging demographic of customers and players, one industry many operators are looking to is esports. This is understandable given the typical demographic of esports fans, which in particular titles’ scenes at least, is notably older than many outsiders would (and regularly do) presume. They aren’t all kids. A recent story on Fox Business opened …

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ESI Forum in association with Digital Fuel to assess the esports gambling opportunity

Today marks the last day where attendees can secure a 20% discount for this month’s forum with code “ESI20” at checkout. Tickets can be found here for £15 (excl VAT). After the rousing success of the inaugural ESI Forum, Esports Insider (part of SBC Global) are delighted to reveal further details of the second Forum, set to take place on …

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Rahul Sood – Unikrn – Betting on esports

Rahul Sood is the CEO at esports only bookmaker Unikrn. During a busy year to date which has seen Unikrn acquire tournament organiser LEET.gg and release its own cryptocurrency, unikoingold, on Ethereum, Sood caught up with SBC News ahead of his speaker slot at the Betting on Esports Conference in September. Sood will be discussing esports betting on the panel …

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Ollie Ring – Esports Insider – Can FIFA join esports respected ranks?

For a number of years’ FIFA Football has ranked amongst the world’s top-selling video games, bridging a vital gap between generations’ of console gamers. However, despite FIFA’s popularity, the game has yet to crack the top echelon of competitive esports play and competition. Esports Insider’s Ollie Ring details what he believes is hindering FIFA’s progress within esports ranks and why …

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Want to find out why football clubs are entering esports? Be at the Bunkr on July 20th

There are just nine days remaining until the inaugural Esports Insider Forum Series hosted at Fnatic’s very own Bunkr in Shoreditch, London. Esports Insider, a part of SBC Global, will welcome up to 80 professionals from the realm of esports as well as traditional sports with a panel examining just why football clubs are getting involved in the burgeoning world of esports on …

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Susan O’Leary – Alderney – Esports challenge accepted

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Susan O’Leary, CEO at Alderney Gambling, says Esports betting throws up major regulatory challenges, but the industry needs to take them on to safeguard its future. Esports has come a long way in a short space of time. From a small number of hardcore enthusiasts duking it out from their parent’s basements to professional teams going head-to-head in front of …

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