Tag Archives: eSports

Where sports meet esports: Introducing the ESI Super Forum at #bofcon2018

ESI Super Forum

SBC Global and Esports Insider have teased the launch of the ESI Super Forum for next year’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge (20-23 March). Following on from the success of the Esports Insider Forum Series, held at Fnatic’s Bunkr between July and October, the ESI Super Forum has been confirmed as a stand alone event for the second …

Read More »

FDJ France launches dedicated Esports hub with Sportradar

France state-owned gambling operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) has expanded its services and profile within the burgeoning Esports market, by launching a dedicated ‘digital esports betting hub’ in partnership with leading sports data supplier Sportradar. Updating stakeholders, FDJ details that its Esports hub will be attached to flagship betting brand ParionsSport (ParionsSport.fdj.fr) portal. Sports data supplier Sportradar will power the hub …

Read More »

Esports Gold offers cryptocurrency investment opportunity

Copyright: lightboxx / 123RF Stock Photo

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 …

Read More »

DraftKings expands Fantasy Football to Ireland and Austria

DraftKings - Copyright: enterline / 123RF Stock Photo

DraftKings, the world’s largest Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform, has announced plans to expand into Ireland and Austria. The Boston-based provider will offer several football leagues to Irish and Austrian players, including the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Spanish La Liga, as well as golf (PGA and European Tour), mixed martial arts, Esports, Canadian Football League, EuroLeague Basketball …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Betway has been announced as the head sponsor of the ESG Tour

PvPRO.com has announced esports sportsbook operator Betway as the head sponsor of the ESG Tour, Mykonos 2017. The tour, which commences on 7 September, sees eight of the best teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive compete for the €200,000 prize purse. Betway’s sponsorship comes after it announced its high-profile partnership with the ESL Pro League 2017 earlier this month. The operator, …

Read More »

ESI: Gambling & esports – What’s the millennial opportunity?

Aegis of Champions

It’s safe to say that “recapturing millennials” has been a buzzword thrown around the gambling industry for a considerable while. Are young punters drawn to greyhounds and racing in the same way as previous generations? When they’re looking to have a bet, what are they looking for? The esports opportunity is still arguably in its infancy. It’s vitally important to …

Read More »

Betway continues its Esports sponsorship expansion

Esports sportsbook operator Betway has announced it will be the primary sponsor of the ESL Pro League 2017. The longest running league in professional CS:GO, commences its sixth season today, with 14 European and North American teams battling it out online for a $1m prize pool. The league’s online phase will see matches held three times per week on Tuesdays, …

Read More »

Saving Las Vegas: Can esports be the hero casinos need?

As casinos look to counteract an aging demographic of customers and players, one industry many operators are looking to is esports. This is understandable given the typical demographic of esports fans, which in particular titles’ scenes at least, is notably older than many outsiders would (and regularly do) presume. They aren’t all kids. A recent story on Fox Business opened …

Read More »

ESI Forum in association with Digital Fuel to assess the esports gambling opportunity

Today marks the last day where attendees can secure a 20% discount for this month’s forum with code “ESI20” at checkout. Tickets can be found here for £15 (excl VAT). After the rousing success of the inaugural ESI Forum, Esports Insider (part of SBC Global) are delighted to reveal further details of the second Forum, set to take place on …

Read More »