Esports & Fantasy

DCMS secures +30,000-strong response to loot box consultation

DCMS has revealed that it has received over 30,000 responses to its call for evidence on how loot boxes should be regulated.  The request for stakeholder guidance was launched last September on behalf of a Select Committee examining ‘Immersive and Addictive Technologies’. DCMS had formally pledged that it would introduce initial laws and standards on loot box rewards and incentives, …

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Luckbox calls for systems makeover by Aspire Global

Luckbox is set to undertake an overhaul of its core operating systems powered by technology solutions from Aspire Global. Real Luck Group, the TSXV-listed management company of Luckbox, has entered a strategic partnership with Aspire Global to serve as Luckbox’s lead casino and sports betting systems provider. The partnership will see Aspire’s BtoBet Neuron platform replace EveryMatrix’s OddsMatrix engine as …

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Sportsflare boosts esports appeal for BOA Gaming clients

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Sportsflare, a subsidiary of Tiidal Gaming, has announced a new partnership with B2B sportsbook provider BOA Gaming.  This partnership will see Sportsflare provide BOA Gaming with its suite of esports betting markets and data for CS:GO, Dota 2 and League of Legends, including new and exciting player proposition markets and the first BetBuilder for esports. Virgil Townsend, Chief Commercial Officer …

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Luckbox aims for deeper customer insights with Solitics

Luckbox has chosen Solitics to serve as its lead customer engagement and business intelligence platform, as the esports betting group plans its next phase of corporate growth. A specialist is real-time data aggregation, Solitics will arm Luckbox teams with in-depth and executable player behavioural insights, to provide Luckbox with the ability to personalize and automate customer engagements. Utilising Solitics business …

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Betway backs youth academy project of MIBR esports 

Betway has backed esports partner Made in Brazil’s (MIBR) launch of its ‘Feitos no Brasil’ scouting and player development programme which aims to strengthen the organisation’s CS:GO ranks.  From July to August, MIBR will host player try-out events sponsored by Betway, with the aim of finding Brazilian esport’s top CS:GO talents to join MIBR’s new academy roster. The project sees …

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ESIC adds Ultimate Tournament to Anti-Corruption programme

Esports betting operator Ultimate Tournament eSportsbook has joined the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) as an  Anti-Corruption Supporter. In joining the programme, Ultimate Tournament will assist ESIC in investigating suspicious betting activity across their betting platform, endorsing ESIC’s greater effort against match-fixing and betting fraud within the esports betting industry. Anti-Corruption Supporters work closely with ESIC to provide information needed for …

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EarlyGame enhances data visualisation with Bayes Esports and Shadow.GG

EarlyGame enhances data visualisation with Bayes Esports and Shadow.GG

Bayes Esports and Shadow.GG will help EarlyGame to drive user engagement after agreeing to make its esports statistics and data available to the Munich-based esports, gaming and entertainment platform. The partnership will see Bayes Esports and Shadow.GG support EarlyGame with its data visualisations.  EarlyGame believes that its increased focus on data visualisations will help “users to understand and engage with …

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Sportsflare expands into bet-on-yourself space with Gaming Stars

Sportsflare expands into bet-on-yourself space with Gaming Stars

Sportsflare, a division of Tiidal Gaming Group, has extended its reach into the bet-on-yourself sector of the esports industry by partnering with Gaming Stars. Through the partnership, Sportsflare will offer its dynamic odds pricing and automated risk management services to the B2C esports platform. Kenny Jang, co-founder of Sportsflare, commented: “This opportunity to work with Gaming Stars on a new …

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EA to allow FIFA ‘Pack Previews’ as scrutiny rises on loot box rewards  

EA Sports will allow players to preview all FIFA ‘Ultimate Team Packs’ (UT Packs) before being purchased. The games’ developer confirmed that it would launch a ‘preview pack’ update to its FIFA 21 games across all markets, allowing players to view items prior to being purchased with FIFA points and FUT Coins. UT Packs can be purchased via FUT Coins awarded …

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Betway enhances esports offering with new Olympic-themed challenges

Betway has enhanced its esports offering, in cooperation with tournament organiser Blast, launching a range of Olympic-themed Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) challenges. Participating gamers will be able to test their abilities and composure on the new maps, with the highest overall scorer receiving the Betway x Blast golden medal. Known as the ‘Spring Games’, the maps will be broadcast via …

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