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Scout DFS announces major governance appointments in Blom & Ternström

New industry daily fantasy sports software supplier Scout Gaming Group (Scout) has announced the executive appointments of Rolf Blom as Chairman of the Board and Andreas Ternström as company Chief Executive. Seeking significant growth in the coming months, Scout has recruited former NetEnt Chairman and serial igaming/betting industry investor Rolf Blom as its first Chairman of the Board. Blom commented ... Read More »

Sportito launches Under-21 Fan’s Favourite award

Daily fantasy sports operator Sportito has launched a monthly Under-21 Fan’s Favourite award for the qualifying Premier League player who has garners the most mentions on social media within the past month. The award highlights the young players that have excited the fans of each club the most within the period with the winner decided by the most total mentions ... Read More »

Paf to launch DFS product with Scout Gaming Group

Updating the market Finnish state-owned gambling operator Paf is set to launch a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) product powered by Malta-based Scout Gaming Group (Scout Gaming). The Åland Islands licensed operator will move to incorporate the Scout Gaming DFS platform within its online betting services, boosting its current product inventory which includes; online casino, poker and bingo. The Scout Gaming ... Read More »

Pinnacle has taken its 5 millionth esports wager

Esports betting has come a long way in the past year and Pinnacle announced today that it has now taken five million bets on esports markets. The first esports wager was taken by the bookmaker back in 2010 and it was only last year that it hit the three millionth wager mark. Two million bets in less than six months demonstrates ... Read More »

RTSmunity and Sporting Solutions partner for new esports in-play service

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Sporting Solutions has today announced a partnership with esports supplier RTSmunity to provide an in-play service for sportsbooks. The terms of the agreement means Sporting Solutions’ partners will be able to access RTSmunity’s real-time prices on over 9000 events per year on all the big esports titles. William Hill, which so far has been relatively quiet when it comes to ... Read More »

Long live the DraftKings of Europe

DraftKings recently became one of the first DFS operators to secure a Maltese Controlled Skill Gaming licence.  It didn’t take long for the company to reveal its European plans for 2017 either with a German launch planned for Q1. The operator entered the UK space around a year ago and the mega merger with FanDuel is expected to be fully ... Read More »

Team Fortress 2 has a problem with skins gambling

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Last year saw CS:GO developer Valve embroiled in a skins betting scandal, and whilst this rages on, it seems that another of its titles Team Fortress 2 is now on the hit-list too. Whilst Valve issued cease and desist letters to upwards of 40 sites offering gambling on its skins (in-game items) in some form last summer, claims that ‘skins ... Read More »

Jamie Reeves – Fplbet – The DFS recipe for success

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Jamie Reeves is the director of affiliate website Fplbet and an experienced consultant for daily fantasy football businesses.  Jamie has worked behind the scenes with a large number of DFS sites operating in the UK space, including FanTeam, Mondogoal, Fanager, FantasyBet, and more recently Bet4theBest. Fplbet incidentally is a great resource to check in on for fantasy football tips and guidance if ... Read More »

GameCo joins the Esports Integrity Coalition members club

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The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has announced that GameCo has become its latest member. GameCo is focused on bringing video games to casinos, and its VGMs (Video game gambling machines) hit the casino floor in Atalantic City late last year. Esports Integrity Commissioner Ian Smith said: “We are delighted that GameCo has decided to join ESIC. GameCo operates at the ... Read More »

Live CS:GO at ICE thanks to the Betradar Esports Invitational

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Sports betting data supplier Betradar‘s stand will be one to visit if esports is on your list of interests at ICE Totally Gaming next month. Esports will play a big part at this year’s ICE, which incidentally is the largest ever, and Betradar is playing along by putting on the ‘Betradar Esports Invitational’. This will see two CS:GO teams, in the ... Read More »