Tag Archives: League of Legends

Rivalry expands into second regulated market with Australian entry

Canadian sportsbook and esports betting provider Rivalry Corp has gained market access in Australia, securing a licence from the Northern Territory Racing Commission (NTRC). The development marks Rivalry’s second market entry, building on last month’s launch in the Ontario market, and the firm has detailed it has already accepted deposits and bets in Australia.  Under the conditions of the Racing …

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PandaScore: How game literacy requirements impact barrier to entry in esports and betting

With interest in esports as a betting product continuing to rise, Oliver Niner, PandaScore’s Head of Sales, highlights the importance of simplicity when promoting the market to the general consumer.  To read Oliver Niner’s interview with SBC about the distribution, consumption and operation of esports betting products, click here. Esports has seen consistent growth year-on-year, with more viewers, companies, consumer brands …

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Itema secures IOM licence as final condition for Livestream acquisition

Canadian esports and igaming company Itema has received an online gaming licence from the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission. The acquisition of an Isle of Man gambling licence is the last condition for Itema’s acquisition of Livestream Gaming, the parent company of esports betting firm Loot.Bet. Agreed last month, the transaction saw TSXV and ITMSF-listed Itema acquire all of …

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Ashley Washington, Bayes Esports: Is 2022 the year for esports betting?

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, esports was one of the only verticals which was able to continue “as normal”. But as restrictions are starting to lift, and we edge closer to a new year, Ashley Washington (pictured below) – Senior Product Owner at Bayes Esports – asks whether 2022 is going to be a big year for esports betting. The COVID-19 …

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Bayes Esports adds three-year extension to Riot Games deal

Bayes Esports adds three-year extension to Riot Games deal

Bayes Esports has extended its exclusive data distribution partnership with Riot Games until 2024. Under the terms of the agreement, the Berlin-based tech-company will keep exclusive worldwide distribution rights for virtually all League of Legends (LoL) competitions including live in-game data, fixture data and audio visual rights for the betting industry. “The forefront of our partnership was initially focused on …

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Esports in a post-COVID world – can it maintain its momentum?

Esports will continue to grow beyond COVID, writes Mark Balch, VP Esports Betting Services at Bayes Esports, however we must keep an eye out for danger lurking on the horizon. To kick off the article, we should more clearly define the broad term of esports now. For betting companies, there are basically two types of esports; hardcore video game competition …

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Sportsflare and HUDstats deliver first positional esports betting widget

HUDstats

Sportsflare will collaborate with HUDstats on a first-of-its-kind positional betting widget for CS:GO, League of Legends and Dota 2 as part of a new esports data partnership. Through this agreement, the Tiidal Gaming Group subsidiary said that both parties will add complementary and best in-class skills to create and deliver innovative esports products to market, resulting in a complete software …

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How does latency and stream delay work in esports?

PandaScore

The relationship between latency and stream delay is pivotal to how the esports betting industry operates, writes PandaScore CEO Flavien Guillocheau. The functionality between these two elements has become increasingly pertinent as the sector continues to grow, expand live betting opportunities and become a sportsbook staple. To understand how it all fits together, it’s important to first establish the difference …

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Sportsflare: Introducing the only BetBuilder in esports

BetBuilder

Over recent years we have become increasingly accustomed to seeing the BetBuilder tab appear as an option for matches on our favourite sportsbooks, but the product has so far eluded the esports punter. Until now. Sportsflare, a New Zealand-based tech company focused on providing innovative new betting experiences for esports, has become the first to offer same-game parlay betting around …

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Betbazar: Efootball is boosting sportsbook spend at Euro 2020

Efootball

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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