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Betway renews responsible betting partnership with BIG

Online sportsbook Betway has renewed its partnership with esports organisation Berlin International Gaming (BIG), with a strong focus on responsible betting. Maintaining this message, the partnership will feature numerous BIG competitors from across several esports tournaments participating to promote safer-gambling. Additionally, Betway will utilise its Twitch and YouTube channels to promote the agreement and its message to esports fans internationally …

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Betway extends sponsorship of MIBR CS:GO

Betway has extended its sponsorship of Brazilian pro-Counter-Strike team ‘Made in Brazil’ (commonly referred to as ‘MIBR’) for a further year. The sponsorship extension marks the fourth consecutive year that Betway will serve as team sponsor of MIBR, recognised as Brazil’s oldest and most successful esports franchise. The renewal will see the Betway brand continue to feature on the front …

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Betway extends partnership with BLAST Premier

Esports tournament organiser BLAST Premier and global online gambling operator Betway have agreed to extend their existing partnership by one year. The partnership between Betway and BLAST has already been in existence for two years. It has seen the firms cooperate on BLAST Premier, as well as team up in May of this year for the grassroots BLAST Rising and …

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ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual 

Esports has been one of betting’s rising markets following the global health pandemic. Whilst live sports were abruptly  postponed, competitive gaming became a major player by simply shifting from an offline environment to online tournaments. However for some of esports’ biggest betting operators, the attitude towards this rise has been fairly relaxed, partly due to the expectation that competitive gaming …

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Betway backs BLAST first-ever Dota 2 Bounty Hunt 

Betway will expand its partnership with leading esports tournament organiser BLAST, after confirming that it will sponsor its new ‘BLAST Bounty Hunt’ online Dota 2 series.  The bookmaker has worked alongside BLAST since 2019, sponsoring its flagship CS:GO competitions ‘BLAST Premier’ and ‘BLAST Raising’. On 9 June, BLAST will host its first-ever Dota 2 competition the ‘BLAST Hunt’ – an …

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GameScorekeeper launches age verification system

With the aim of minimising the risk of gambling on events with a majority of under-age participants, GameScorekeeper has created a new age verification system. Launching the system, GameScorekeeper highlighted a number of esports athletes that are under-18. The esports betting supplier emphasised that more betting operators need to comply with regulations concerning the age of professional gamers. Felix Klastrup, …

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Betway grows esports portfolio with ESL partnership

Online bookmaker Betway has confirmed that it has extended its partnership with ESLGaming (ESL), which will see the operator continue to act as the exclusive sponsor of ESL’s largest flagship events. The extension, which includes a clause to renew the partnership after one year, will give the operator exclusive “behind the scenes” access, in addition to VIP hospitality, in-stream and …

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Betway further expands ESL esports tournament portfolio

Betway marketing has moved to expand its brand coverage within esports by agreeing to sponsor three ESL competitions in 2018. Agreeing on terms with ESL, the leading esports pro tournament organisation, Betway will sponsor the ESL’s ‘Intel Extreme Masters’ (IEM) and ‘ESL One’ tournament series, starting with the sponsorship of ‘IEM Katowice’ this February. The bookmaker further boosts its esports tournament …

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Betting on Esports 2017 dissected

“There is no ‘esports consumer.’  It’s much wider than that, with there being CS:GO consumers, DOTA consumers and so on” stated Adam Savinson of Win Technologies – Betway Group as Betting on Esports 2017 got underway. Discussing who an esport consumer is Mr Savinson added:  “You need to know to cater for their own communities, with esports being different to …

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Esports Betting Summit Review – Part 1 – Integrity and skins

The first Bullet Business Esports Betting Summit went off with a bang at the Royal Garden Hotel in London this week. With a strong lineup of speakers including Unikrn’s Rahul Sood, ESL UK’s James Dean and Victor Martyn of GosuGamers the 160 plus attendees were treated to a series of engaging and educational talks on the industry and how it …

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