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Sportradar boosts Riot Games integrity muscle

Sportradar has advanced its esports profile after announcing that it has secured an integrity partnership with leading video games developer Riot Games. The partnership will see Sportradar’s ‘integrity services’ monitor all global betting activity related to syndicated League of Legends (LoL) tournaments sanctioned by Riot Games, the developer of the multiplayer esports format. Doug Watson, Head of Esports Insights at Riot …

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Global betting market to rise by 9% CAGR by 2022, report claims

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India-based research group ReportsnReports.com has documented a new study on the rise of the global sports betting industry, with the research forecasting growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.62% over the next four years. The report, entitled Global Sports Betting Market 2018-2022, argues that the major driver of this market growth is the sports industry’s digital revolution. …

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Riot Games restrictions see Betway end Ninja’s in Pyjamas sponsorship

Betway marketing has decided to part ways with professional esports team Ninja’s in Pyjamas (NiP), following the news that esports games developer & tournament organiser Riot Games will no longer permit betting advertising within its syndicated events. Seeking to boost its esports profile, last September Betway become the lead sponsor of Team NiP, at the time signing the biggest pro-team sponsorship in …

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Riot Games introduces new penalties for pro League of Legends players

Riot Games has introduced a new set of rules for the professional League of Legends community based on feedback and analysis from the past year. Announced on Tuesday on the League of Legends site, there are to be three initial changes, these are the creation of a global penalty index, a penalty tracker and looking to ensure an increased level …

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Tencent acquires majority share in Riot Games

The League of Legends developer Riot Games has sold the remainder of its shares to major gaming company Tencent. Tencent owns a significant portion of Activision Blizzard in addition to 40% of Epic Games, the Gear of War developer. It also owns shares of other companies such as Miniclip, Glu Mobile and Robot Entertainment. In a statement a spokesperson for Riot Games stated: …

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Google launches dedicated gaming broadcast app ‘Youtube Gaming’

Google online video streaming subsidiary Youtube has announced the launch of dedicated gaming content app Youtube Gaming. The app which was officially launched on Wednesday and is available via desktop, ios and Android systems, aims to be the market leader in worldwide gaming content. The launch sees Youtube enter the growing gaming broadcast market, as it aims to compete with …

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