Tag Archives: eSports

Jared Cooperstein – VULCUN – Future Game

The phenomenal growth of the eSports industry is being looked at from many different business angles at present, especially since the level of success looks near guaranteed to continue. Vulcun is an American firm based in San Francisco which is leading the way in providing fantasy eSports betting, and moreover offering fans a different platform to engage further with their …

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eSports report (part 2) – International Market – The Global Game…

Whilst the UK currently boasts no major eSports stars, abroad the top players are hugely popular, and some can even be classed as celebrity figures within this niche but expanding market. They can earn considerable money from appearances, and live streaming their gameplay.  The Vice eSports documentary featured an example of such ‘eSports superstars’; the popular US team Cloud 9. …

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Unikrn launches UK eSports Arena

Tabcorp partner and esports entertainment operator Unikrn has announced that it has opened its Unikrn Arena to UK-based consumers to watch and wager on eSports matches and tournaments from around the world Further launch news saw Unikrn management announce that popular game ‘Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’ was an available title for customers to place bets on, utilising the Unikrn platform The …

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eSports report- UK Market – The First Steps…

Following SBC’s introduction to the world of eSports here we take a closer look with an analysis of the anticipated boom in the UK market, its growing popularity and value worldwide (part 2 to follow). The findings of the Superdata and Newzoo eSports market brief in May 2015 features extensively. Furthermore on the agenda there is a breakdown of the money …

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Gfinity – pushing eSports forward in the UK

Gfinity is a UK based eSports firm which, if you haven’t already, you’ll struggle not to hear about in 2015.  In collaboration with Vue Cinemas it has established a dedicated eSports Arena, the UK’s first, and the initial Gfinity UK Championships are already underway. We caught up with Head of Partner Relations, Martin Wyatt, to discuss one of the fastest …

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Tabcorp enters eSports market with Unikrn partnership

Australian gambling operator Tabcorp is set to enter the burgeoning esports market, by announcing a global partnership with eSports entertainment provider Unikrn. The partnership will see the launch of  a new eSports platform  where gamers can placy and safely bet on organized, sanctioned multi-player video game competitions from around the world. At launch, Unikrn will provide access to live viewing, live discussions …

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Mirio Mella – Pinnacle – eSports Interview: Covering New Ground

Following SBC’s recent look at the growth of eSports, and its 2015 official introduction to the UK, we caught up with Pinnacle Customer Engagement Manager  Mirio Mella to discuss the origins of a new burgeoning betting market. Established in 1998, with its headquarters in Curacao, the online gaming site Pinnacle Sports is an early market leader in terms of providing eSports …

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Sam Cooke – eSports report – Enter the Arena

Despite its huge following in the US and parts of Asia, eSports is still finding its feet in much of Europe, and is largely unknown in the UK. This is all set to change however, with many anticipating the sport to explode on these shores in the near future. The first dedicated eSports arena was opened in London in March, …

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