Esports & Fantasy

Kane keeps firing to delight of fantasy managers

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Liverpool and Manchester City served up a thriller in the latest wave of Premier League fixtures, a round which has seen Constantinos Pinillos strengthen his place at the summit of the SBC League of Legends. The trader at Greek firm OPAP, who rose to top spot during the hectic Christmas period, thundered along to 92 points in gameweek 23, with …

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UltraPlay elevates its esports betting solutions

Advanced Betting solutions provider UltraPlay has announced that it’s soon to expand its portfolio with the launch of its premium esports betting suite. After seven years at the iGaming front-line, UltraPlay has emphasised it’s fully prepared to present its latest products, which provide a revolutionary match-predicting system offering the widest odds feed on the market right now. Alongside the most …

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New enterprise Luckbox.com aims to bridge crypto & esports dynamics

The esports betting sector is set to gain a further new market entrant as Luckbox.com prepares to make its debut in 2018. The new esports betting platform is founded by former PokerStars employees Lars Lien (CEO) and Mike Stevens. Under development since 2016, Luckbox.com is a unique betting venture which to date has raised 483.5 Bitcoin (circa £5 million) from ‘strategic …

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FanDuel promotes Andy Giancamilli to COO

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel has announced the appointment of Andy Giancamilli as new Chief Operating Officer. Originally joining the firm in 2015, Giancamilli will continue with his role as Chief Financial Officer. He will oversee FanDuel’s product and product operations teams in addition to overseeing financial operations, corporate financing, and company strategy. Giancamilli said: “There is incredible momentum across …

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Fantasy managers navigate tricky Xmas period

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The hectic Premier League Christmas schedule has swept over the nation once again, causing many a debate for fans and a plethora of selection headaches for managers. That latter problem has also been affecting fantasy managers up and down the country, with the latest round of fixtures featuring a Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United double bill. Despite a number …

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Pixel.bet to offer worldwide esports betting brand

Pixel.bet has announced a bid to “revolutionise” the esports betting sector, with the launch of its new specialist platform. Currently live in beta mode, pixel.bet state that they are set to offer tens of millions of fans the most comprehensive dedicated esports betting brand. The mobile first platform will offer bettors markets covering full tournaments, matches and individual games and …

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Scout Gaming and Nordic Leisure in DFS agreement

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Scout Gaming Group and Nordic Leisure have entered into an agreement to deliver a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform. As part of the deal Nordic Leisure are to gain full access to the Scout Gaming DFS platform, enabling them to offer a complete DFS solution across its subsidiaries and to all of its customers. It is expected that Scout Gaming’s …

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Valery Bollier – Oulala – The rise and rise of DFS

The Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) vertical has continued to grow and break new ground throughout 2017, and threatens to potentially eclipse those achievements next year. For DFS providers Oulala a number of key market expansions have been announced, with the years culmination coming at the SBC Awards, where the firm scooped Best DFS Product. Valery Bollier, CEO and co-founder of Oulala, …

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All change at the top of the League of Legends

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An eventful Premier League gameweek 18 is now behind us, with Spurs losing ground in the race for the Champions League courtesy of defeat at Manchester City, and the revivals of both West Ham United and Everton still in full swing. In the SBC League of Legends, unlike England’s top flight, it is very tight at the top and we …

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UltraPlay bolsters its esports betting portfolio

Betting solutions provider UltraPlay has recently announced that GWENT, The Witcher Card Game is the title to be added to the company’s esports betting portfolio. It means that UltraPlay is the first online gaming provider to offer betting on the popular card game GWENT.   Peter Ivanov, Head of Esports trading at UltraPlay commented on the new offering: “Gwent is …

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