Tag Archives: Starcraft

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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Poker and esports – PokerStars partners with Team Liquid

Amaya Inc. owned PokerStars has announced a new sponsorship deal with major esports organisation Team Liquid. The terms of the deal will see several Team Liquid pros, including LiquidTLO, introduce poker into their gaming repertoire and showcase online poker to brand new audiences on their Twitch channels. The aim is to demonstrate the similar skills, challenges and competitive elements that poker shares …

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ESL’s Intel Extreme Masters Katowice grows 32% from last year

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Katowice 2016, which ended earlier this month, has been announced as the biggest ever esports event in ESL history.  Held at the Spodek Arena the three day event, which included tournaments in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Starcraft and League of Legends, saw Fnatic, SK Telecom T1 and Polt emerge the respective winners. This year’s event shattered all records for viewership …

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