Blockchain

High flying Catena Media confident of future outlook closing record breaking 2017

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate network Catena Media Plc enters 2018 full of confidence having produced yet another ‘record-breaking performance’for Q4 2017 (period ending 31 December). A strong finish to 2017 trading, saw Catena record Q4 corporate revenues Of €20 million, an increase of 63% on corresponding Q4 2016’s €12.3 million. Updating investors, Catena governance highlighted the firm’s ability to quickly refine …

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SBC’s on the ball: Beckham’s big plans, Italian football and a bizarre transfer

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at the sale of AC Milan, a new MLS team and a bizarre transfer deal from Turkey. ____________________ Becks launches plans for Miami expansion Former England captain, David Beckham has launched his plan to form …

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Bringing the buzz at ICE: US, Big Data, Blockchain and Crypto

ICE & London Baby

With just a few days to go until the start of ICE London (6-8 February), the sponsors of London Baby have embraced the growing ‘buzz’ around the world’s biggest gaming exhibition. Once again, SBC has joined forces with iGaming Business to host #londonbaby2018, the largest networking party on the first night of the exhibition (6 February), held at the stunning …

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Betting cryptocurrency records huge presale success

The eGold project dedicated to the global esports betting sector has successfully reached its presale hard cap of 500 eth giving a 20% bonus to the ICO members. The first stage of the ICO campaign collected around $500,000. 444,444 EGL (10% of the total amount of tokens for sale) were distributed at this stage following the company’s roadmap and vision …

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Arsenal unveils blockchain partner in industry first

CashBet has announced a landmark partnership with Premier League giants Arsenal ahead of the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) of its new cryptocurrency, CashBet Coin. Designed specifically for iGaming, the CashBet Coin brand will be given prominent placement via in-stadium advertising channels for all Arsenal home games at the club’s Emirates Stadium. The first-of-its-kind deal, which makes CashBet Coin the club’s …

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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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LetBet aims big with online betting-focused cryptocurrency

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Belize-based firm LetBet is the latest to offer a cryptocurrency aimed specifically at online gambling. Entitled LBT, the new blockchain-powered currency has been touted as a solution to the delayed payout systems of traditional gambling sites, as well as a way to remove the third party element. Online platforms such as LetBet are attempting to usher in the transition from …

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BetterBetting launches pre-ICO for betting cryptocurrency BETR

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BetterBetting Foundation, a software systems enabler for sports betting on the blockchain, has launched its pre-Initial Coin Offering (ICO) sale ahead of its ICO in December. The token sale introduces investors to BETR, the betting cryptocurrency that lays the foundations of the first truly decentralised peer-to-peer online sports betting marketplace. All bets will be stored on the blockchain, providing full …

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UltraPlay bolsters blockchain dynamics launching eGold cryptocurrency

Dedicated eSports betting platform provider UltraPlay has moved to ‘strengthen its blockchain technology propositions’ by launching new cryptocurrency eGold. The new eGold coin aims to ‘unify dynamics among’ eSports enthusiasts around the world. Furthermore, the coin will allow for a secure currency alternative for betting on popular eSports games such as s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends and DOTA2. …

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Esports Gold offers cryptocurrency investment opportunity

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Esports Gold, a leading online media aggregator for the eSports community, has provided investors with the opportunity to lock-in the current value of cryptocurrency Ethereum through its initial coin offering (ICO). Purchasers of its Esports Gold tokens (ESG) acquire a share of the betting revenues of the platform, giving them the chance of an effective cash dividend based on annual …

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