Tag Archives: Marco Blume

Scott Longley – Eyes Wide Open: eSports taps into a new world of betting

Reporting from last week’s EIG Berlin Expo for SBC, Scott Longley examines the commercial contexts and conditions for betting operators targeting competitive eSports, a leading theme and discussion on the EIG floor… ________________________ The main issues of the debate around the phenomenal rise of eSports and what it might mean for gambling companies looking at leveraging that interest were given …

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Marco Blume – eSports: Pinnacle Strikes First

With the eSports event of the year The International now under way, SBC got in touch with the Head of Sportsbook at Pinnacle, Marco Blume, to discuss the tournament, the $100,000 (£64,000) betting limits, and how the company are making waves in the world of eSports betting. SBC: Given the phenomenal growth in eSports in the past two years, are you …

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Pinnacle offers highest ever eSports limits for The International

Pinnacle Sports dedicated eSports market is  set to offer customers the highest ever limits on TI5 matches at next week’s The International Dota 2 Championships. The limits will rise to an eye watering $100,000 (£ 64,000) for the Grand Final on August 8th. This is particularly significant in that this is a higher amount than the standard limits Pinnacle offer …

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EiG to explore eSports opportunities for the gaming industry

The eSports sector is a “generational movement” that can provide scalability that the gaming industry will relish, according to experts who will focus on the topic at EiG in Berlin, Germany. Unikrn CEO Rahul Sood and Marco Blume, Head of Sportsbook at Pinnacle Sports, will lead an industry discussion on ‘eSports and gambling – exploring the potential at the intersection of both’ …

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