Sam Cooke

GG.Bet partners with Luminosity and Team NP

UltraPlay powered GG.Bet has established two deals with esports organisations this week; Luminosity Gaming and Team NP.  The first of these, Luminosity, is an org which has grown fast in its short life and has rosters in a whole range of titles including League of Legends, CSGO, Overwatch, Smash, SMITE and more. Team NP is a newly formed team which …

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Elie Steinbock and Sam Guigui – Draft Fantasy – Shattering perceptions

Sam Guigui is the COO at Draft Fantasy, a Premier League daily fantasy operator which was set up with partner Elie Steinbock, Founder and CEO, who spied a gap in the fantasy market. We caught up with the pair of them to discuss regulation, why they think there’s space to compete and that the scene will keep evolving, Honolulu and marketing …

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How Trump defied the odds to reach the White House by SmartBets

As you may have heard by now, Donald Trump defied the odds to become the 45th President of the United States of America in the early hours of Tuesday morning. SmartBets tracked the Republican’s meteoric rise on election day. The customisable odds comparison site powered by bettingexpert.com has tracked every flicker of movement in the betting markets to illustrate exactly where the …

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The US 2016 Presidential Election – A Betting Story

The odds for Donald Trump, which started out at 150/1, fell to 10/11 as The Donald became the bookmakers’ favourite for the next POTUS for the first time at around 3am (GMT) this morning. By 6.30am (GMT) it was as good as over. Trump had 248 electoral votes (to Clinton’s 218) with only 22 more needed. In his speech delivered …

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UltraPlay releases free esports odds feed ODDS.gg

Esports odds provider UltraPlay is giving everyone a chance to join the fastest growing segment the industry has ever seen.  For the past couple of years UltraPlay has been building its product and establishing operator clients. Fresh off the back of being shortlisted for the SBC Awards Esports Betting Operator of the Year, the company has announced ODDS.gg. This is an esports focused data feed …

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The return of Marathonbet’s Non-League Challenge

Non-League clubs are being invited to take part in the second season of Marathonbet’s Non-League Challenge, the competition that saw Wealdstone FC scoop a considerable £10,000 last season.  The challenge, which is now open to a whopping 140 clubs from tiers five to seven, tasks teams with performing the best goal celebration in lower-league football. The inaugural campaign has been …

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Betcenter launches affiliate programme with Income Access

Belgian retail and online sportsbook operator, Betcenter, has announced the launch of a new affiliate programme partnership with Income Access.  The programme will be managed using the affiliate management software of Income Access, a marketing software provider which is a part of Paysafe Group. The Betcenter online sportsbook was launched in 2014 and holds a license from the Belgian Gaming …

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Gaming Innovation Group enjoys continued growth in Q3

After publishing its latest results, the Malta based Gaming Innovation Group showed a continued strong growth in both performance and revenues, with €14.5m (£12.8m) in the third quarter meaning it saw an increase of 201% from the same period in 2015.  With this in mind the report also noted that the group expects to exceed the guided 100% organic growth for …

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UK General Election 2017 odds cut

Following the announcement that the government must await Parliament’s involvement before Article 50 can be triggered, William Hill has cut its odds about a General Election taking place next year from 6/4 to 6/5. Before you place that bet though, note that Hills makes 2020 the 10/11 favourite to be the year of the next General Election. The Conservatives are …

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XLIVE in Vegas will include esports gambling panel

XLIVE will take place in Las Vegas this December (5-7) and with an extensive esports track, one of the panel naturally focuses on the convergence of esports and gambling. Chris Grove, Partner at Narus Advisors ,who recently put on the Esports and Casino Resort conference will speak on the panel titled ‘Show Me the Money – Are esports the next …

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