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Why leading esports titles should not be overlooked as substitutes to real sports

The coronavirus pandemic has proved to be a huge challenge for the entire betting community, and bookmakers have been confronted with a situation which they never thought they’d face. Who expected to see the Belarusian Premier League topping viewing charts across the globe? However, esports has also seen a sharp rise in viewership since the COVID-19 outbreak due to its …

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How BetConstruct is boosting the bookmaker offer with in-house esports

Esports is continuing to develop a strong connection with the betting industry, with countless companies now initiating strategies to maximise the sector’s potential. BetConstruct is one such firm finding a niche opportunity in this growing market. The iGaming solutions provider has its own in-house esports division, allowing bookmakers to offer esports to its customers throughout the day. The company’s head …

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The GG.BET ICE Challenge 2020 – in numbers

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DATA.BET announced itself to the esports industry by supplying the official data for a $250,000 CS:GO tournament at ICE London, produced in partnership with GG.Bet.  Here are all the key numbers that you need to know from last week’s tournament. 6.45 million – The total streaming views for the GG.BET ICE Challenge 2020. 1.98 million – The total unique streaming …

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Tech eyes monitor Douyu IPO ambitions

Tech analysts are monitoring the movements of Chinese live streaming platform ‘Douyu’ closely, as the company files for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange this April. Branded as ‘China’s answer to Twitch.Tv’, the popular live streaming platform owned by Amazon, in its SEC submitted prospectus Douyu’s executive team seeks to raise $500 million from its New York IPO. …

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Sportsbet.io unveils “Your Road To Glory” World Cup show

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Sportsbet.io, part of the Coingaming Group, has announced the launch of an interactive live Twitch-based World Cup show, promising a broadcast “full of unique betting insight.” Bringing news and views from the football showpiece which is set to be held in Russia, “Your Road To Glory” will begin its coverage during the first game of the tournament, Russia versus Saudi …

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Esports as big as American football for millennials, poll suggests

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Esports is as big as American football for young Americans, according to a poll conducted by the Washington Post. 40% of 14 to 21-year-olds taking part in the poll claimed to be football fans; with 38% counting themselves as fans of esports. “The popularity of esports and online gaming among American teens and young adults as both a recreational activity …

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On Air… Winamax France launches dedicated TV Channel

Seeking to develop new audiences and drive engagement with its product portfolio, French betting operator Winamax has this week launched its in-house developed broadcast channel ‘Winamax TV‘. The multi-format channel is accessible through the Winamax.fr website, and has been additionally extended to Twitch, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope and Molotov TV verticals. Launching Winamax TV, the betting operator stated that it …

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Las Vegas conference will explore the esports opportunity for casinos

Much has been made of the potential opportunity that esports holds for the casinos industry in attracting the younger millennial generation, and moreover for the gambling industry in general. Accordingly Narus Advisors is putting on a two day event in Las Vegas titled Esports & Casino Resorts which will explore this on October 25th and 26th at the SLS Casino …

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