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Marek Suchar: “As esports betting grows, we will no longer speak about it as one sport”

As live sports slowly begins to resume this month, discussions have been raised over the long term future of the esports betting industry, which rose in prominence during the global health pandemic. Marek Suchar is the Head of Sales at Oddin.gg, a B2B esports odds feed and risk management provider. He spoke to SBC News about the future of the …

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Oddin.gg: The importance of live betting in esports

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Esports betting has enjoyed a well-documented rise to prominence over the last few months, partly due to global restrictions and the postponement of live sporting events.  However, the challenge now for esports is to cement itself as a major player in the overall sports betting landscape, avoiding a situation where audiences just ‘revert to type’ as the sports action returns. …

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Scout Gaming rolls out esports betting

B2B fantasy sports platform provider Scout Gaming has moved to expand its portfolio. confirming the launch of its esports betting offering across its network of partners. Launching its new vertical, Stockholm-listed Scout Gaming underlines that it is committed to expanding its availability of esports content during the coming weeks, as industry incumbents navigate COVID-19 disruptions. The esports offering will be …

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Understanding why esports is such a valuable proposition for betting operators

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The betting industry, along with the rest of the world, has been forced to adapt to COVID-19. This has led to much of the sector identifying esports as a potential avenue to go down for alternative betting markets, particularly while real sports are suspended. However, esports betting is still seen as an unknown entity with many firms lacking understanding of …

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Winners.bet gets the green light to expand into Malta

Esports operator Winners.bet has been given the green light to begin operations in Malta after it was granted a betting licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Under the conditions of its new licence, Winners.bet will provide the esports community with the chance to place bets on all the major games including League of Legends (LOL), CS:GO, DOTA2, KOG, Starcraft …

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The PA bolsters esports live data dynamics with PandaScore

The PA Media (PA), supplier of multimedia sports editorial and data services, has moved to enhance its esports capacity, forming a strategic partnership with PandaScore, a specialist in delivering real-time esports statistics and odds provisions. Leveraging its existing commercial networks, the PA’s betting division will act as the exclusive distributor of PandaScore’s esports API for bookmakers across Europe and the …

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Parimatch boosts esports presence through Team Spirit agreement

CIS region online bookmaker Parimatch has continued to boost its presence in the esports industry after inking a new six-month agreement with Russian esports organisation, Team Spirit. Under the new agreement, Parimatch will see their logos displayed across team apparel, while also gaining brand exposure via the Team Spirit social media platform. In addition, the operator will offer their support to the teams across the …

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Luckbox appoints Metodi Zaburtov as sportsbook operations lead

Preparing for its full product launch this 2019, esports betting platform Luckbox (Luckbox.com) has confirmed the appointment of Metodi Zaburtov as Head of Sportsbook Risk Management & Operations. Confirming the senior appointment, Luckbox management details that it has recruited a unique executive in Zaburtov, who holds intricate knowledge of both sportsbook and esports disciplines. Zaburtov is the former Head of Live …

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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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Ladbrokes shuts down eSports markets

eSports industry news source eSportsbettingreport.com has informed that Ladbrokes has ‘quietly dropped its eSports betting markets’. The news source points to a customer query with Ladbrokes support asking the bookmaker why no eSports markets were visible on its sports betting product. The bookmaker replied to the query stating that its eSports markets had been ‘taken away currently’, further noting that …

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