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Sportsflare: Bet on Yourself can bring esports betting to the world of casual gamers

Bet on Yourself products can be the driving force behind introducing casual gamers to the world of esports betting, according to Max Polaczuk - CEO of Sportsflare

Bet on Yourself products can be the driving force behind introducing casual gamers to the world of esports betting, according to Max Polaczuk (pictured) – CEO of Sportsflare – but in order to engage and retain new players, sportsbooks must ensure that their odds are ‘solid’.  Speaking to SBC News, Polaczuk shared his views on the integrity challenges associated with …

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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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Epic Games and IMG team up with football clubs for Fortnite release

Video game developer Epic Games and IMG, the company’s licensing representative, have united to integrate football into the free-to-play multiplayer game Fortnite. The IMG agency has signed deals with 23 clubs from the A-League, Bundesliga, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, J1 League, La Liga, MLS, Premier League, Primeira Liga, Scottish Premiership and Serie A. On 23 January, Epic Games will launch …

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GameScorekeeper launches age verification system

With the aim of minimising the risk of gambling on events with a majority of under-age participants, GameScorekeeper has created a new age verification system. Launching the system, GameScorekeeper highlighted a number of esports athletes that are under-18. The esports betting supplier emphasised that more betting operators need to comply with regulations concerning the age of professional gamers. Felix Klastrup, …

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PandaScore and PA Media: Putting esports on the map

Speaking at the recent Betting on Sports conference in September, Rich Duncan, Head of Business Development Racing & Sports Betting at PA Media, and Flavien Guillocheau, CEO at PandaScore, explained that esports has secured its place within the betting industry, and that digital platforms can’t afford to ignore its potential.  In September, UK-based multimedia news agency PA Media announced its …

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