Daily news

  • daily_news

    Esports betting operator Esports Entertainment Group has announced that it will close its purchase of online betting and gaming operator Argyll Entertainment on or before 31 July, after finalising a definitive agreement for the acquisition.

  • daily_news

    Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has warned that age verification controls are not being properly enforced, with a new survey claiming that more than 10% of those aged 16 to 17 have gambled in the past year.

  • daily_news

    Guild Esports, a new esports business co-owned by football icon David Beckham, has announced its launch, with the aim of competing with some of the leading names in the global esports market.

  • daily_news

    Esports betting operator Luckbox has completed a second tranche of funding, raising a further CAD$627,650 from investors, and taking the total sum raised through its current round to $4.5m.

  • daily_news

    Intralot has announced the launch of its content management system (CMS), Intralot Canvas, for long-time customer Taiwan Sports Lottery Corporation (TSLC). The expanded deal will also see TSLC launch a new sportsbook, featuring esports betting markets. 

  • daily_news

    Malta-based gaming group Enlabs has added esports betting to its flagship brand Optibet, through a new partnership with B2B supplier EveryMatrix.

  • daily_news

    California-based parent Rebecca Taylor has filed a class action complaint against tech giant Apple, alleging that by providing games containing loot box mechanisms through its App Store, Apple is complicit in or guilty of promoting gambling products to children.

  • daily_news

    Esports-dedicated bookmaker Cyber.bet has joined the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC), the body established to fight match-fixing in the sport, as an anti-corruption supporter.

  • daily_news

    The International Esports Federation (IESF) has announced the creation of the Esports Education and Youth Leadership Commission.

  • daily_news

    Esports betting operator Luckbox has raised more than CAD$3.8m, well above expectations, in the first tranche of a funding round ahead of its initial public offering on the TSX venture exchange, prompting the business to launch a new funding round.

  • daily_news

    Alternative media business Media Central Corporation has entered a number of affiliate marketing partnerships with esports gambling websites as part of an effort to further monetise its new ECentralSports digital media platform.

  • daily_news

    Esports betting operator Esports Entertainment Group has announced that it secured approximately $4.4m (£3.5m/€3.9m) from the exercise of warrants, further strengthening its financial position as it prepares to execute its expansion strategy.

  • daily_news

    The UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a call for evidence into the impact of loot boxes, which may lead to the popular video game feature being classed as a gambling product.

  • daily_news

    A whitepaper from Bayes Esports Solutions highlights a need for the esports sector to better leverage data, similar to traditional sports if it is to become an established market for betting and spectators. 

  • daily_news

    Esports Entertainment Group has appointed Magnus Leppaniemi as vice president of marketing and head of esports at its flagship esports betting brand Vie.gg.

  • daily_news

    Esports betting operator Esports Entertainment Group has formed a new US-facing subsidiary, GMBL New Jersey.

  • daily_news

    Esports betting operator Luckbox is preparing to list on Toronto’s TSX Venture Exchange, having accelerated its plans due to “booming business” during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown.

  • daily_news

    Esports betting operator Esports Entertainment Group has secured a gaming service licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA).

  • daily_news

    Allied Esports Entertainment, the esports event business that includes World Poker Tour (WPT), has posted increased losses and lower revenue for the first quarter of 2020, due in part to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) global pandemic.

  • daily_news

    Sports data and integrity solutions provider Sportradar will deliver a comprehensive integrity programme to protect the Overwatch League and Call of Duty League from betting related corruption, through a new partnership with games publisher Activision Blizzard.

Pages