Tag Archives: eSports

BetConstruct moves into eSports arena for sportsbook

Industry supplier BetConstruct has announced it is adding to the number of live sports offered in its Sportsbook product with the inclusion of eFootball. eFootball will feature matches from the FIFA Football League with teams competing using the EA Sports FIFA 16 game. “BetConstruct are at the forefront of incorporating eSports into a supplier offering. This addition demonstrates our commitment …

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Alex Fletcher – eSports Insider – eSports Marketing: The Birth of a Nation!

Presenting SBC’s first eSports Insider series, industry analyst and commentator Alex Fletcher (Founder of Entive Group) outlines potential marketing strategies, contest and agenda for this unique, diverse and fast growing market place. Still very much in its infancy, what key factors, market conditions and oversights will ambitious eSports operators  and start-ups have to contend with and execute… ______________________ At first …

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Marco Blume – eSports: Pinnacle Strikes First

With the eSports event of the year The International now under way, SBC got in touch with the Head of Sportsbook at Pinnacle, Marco Blume, to discuss the tournament, the $100,000 (£64,000) betting limits, and how the company are making waves in the world of eSports betting. SBC: Given the phenomenal growth in eSports in the past two years, are you …

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BitCasino.io launches bitcoin sportsbook

BitCasino.io, which claims to be the world’s first legally licensed and regulated online Bitcoin-only casino gaming operator, has announced the launch of its sportsbook for the new English Premiership football season commencing 8th August 2015. The new bitcoin sportsbook will provide over 10,000 live betting markets per week, including popular fast-developing betting sports such as MMA and eSports. A spokesperson …

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Pinnacle offers highest ever eSports limits for The International

Pinnacle Sports dedicated eSports market is  set to offer customers the highest ever limits on TI5 matches at next week’s The International Dota 2 Championships. The limits will rise to an eye watering $100,000 (£ 64,000) for the Grand Final on August 8th. This is particularly significant in that this is a higher amount than the standard limits Pinnacle offer …

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ESL strikes with 24/7 esport channel on Twitch

The world’s largest organised eSports body, the ESL, has launched the industry’s first 24/7 Counter Strike channel via popular streaming platform, Twitch. It will be integrated fully into tv.eslgaming.com (ESL media directory), and will primarily offer coverage of the ESL ESEA Pro League’s weekly Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The ambitious long term plan is to gradually introduce new channels which’ll cover …

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Drug testing to be introduced to pro eSports

A further step in eSports being recognised by a  wider audience as a ‘proper’ sport is set to be introduced; with drug testing to become a compulsory part of official competitions. The world of eSports was partially shook recently after an ex professional gamer admitted that he and his team “were all on Adderall”, during a Counter Strike: Global Offensive …

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Michal Palecek – Gamblified – eSports: Shoot to Thrill

As the two industries’ of gaming and betting merge ever closer, one company based in the Czech Republic are taking advantage of this situation by focussing their efforts on a particularly niche area of these aligning markets. Gamblified recently released Dead Trigger 2: eSports Tournament in alliance with Cashplay. This is a gamblified version of the popular Zombie shooter game, …

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EIG 2015 – Rahul Sood – Unikrn – eSports: Creating a competitive dynamic

Introducing eSports to the gambling sector will be a key theme at EIG 2015 (Berlin  Arena Halle 20-22 October). The rise of competitive platforms in eSports has seen a number of questions being asked of this contemporary industry SBC caught up with Rahul Sood Co-Founder and CEO of Unikrn, an eSports competitive platform that plans to lead this exciting and …

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Dead Trigger 2: eSports tournament released by Cashplay and Gamblified

Cashplay and Gamblified are two fast-growing platforms which, together, offer enhanced versions of games with the added perk of real money gaming. Founded in 2012, Cashplay is an eSports tournament provider with its HQ in Prague, whilst Gamblified is another young company, also based in the Czech Republic. As a development firm it focuses its efforts on modifying games to …

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