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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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PandaScore upgrades esports data and odds capacity for LOOT.BET

PandaScore has secured a ‘breakthrough partnership’ after becoming the lead esports data and odds feed supplier to esports bookmaker LOOT.BET.  The partnership will see PandaScore supply its comprehensive esports feed, providing in-play data for competitive gaming’s most popular markets including League of Legends, DOTA 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Call of Duty, Rocket League, Overwatch, PUBG, FIFA, Valorant and King of …

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Sportsflare extends long-term partnership with GameScorekeeper

Tidal Gaming Group’s B2B esports odds provider Sportsflare has formed a production and distribution partnership with data provider GameScorekeeper. The long term agreement will see GamesScorekeeper distribute Sportsflare’s Ai-driven odds solutions to a range of sports betting clients –  including DraftKings and Pinnacle – whilst working to enhance the latter’s operations via the provision of integrity focused esports data. Sportsflare …

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Fred Done makes investment into GGIntel

The founder of Betfred Fred Done has strengthened his commitment to esports after it was confirmed that he has made an investment into the Manchester-based esports news, entertainment, and media focused business, GGIntel. The start-up firm, which is focussed on achieving its goal of becoming a world-leading esports publisher, is set to provide bespoke content, global event and tournament information …

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Unibet optimises esports engagement with Abios data widgets

Kindred Group’s flagship Unibet brand has become the first online bookmaker to launch ‘Esports Widgets’ developed by data provider Abios. Seeking to enhance its esports engagement capacities, Unibet has entered a strategic partnership with Abios, a leading data and intelligence services provider for all esports stakeholders. Moving forward, Unibet esports betting markets will be supported by Abios API widgets, displaying …

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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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Betway signs deal with Ninjas in Pyjamas

It was announced last night that Betway has become the main sponsor of one of esports’ most established organisations Ninjas in Pyjamas, better known as NiP.  This is the second partnership between a classic sportsbook operator and an esports team; Fnatic and Dafabet have had a partnership in place since October 2015.  The ‘high six figure’ deal will see the Betway …

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