Esports News

16th January
ESports sponsorship on the rise as Unikrn invests in CS:GO team
Unikrn has become the first official partner and investor of the Berlin-based CS:GO team BIG (Berlin International Gaming). Unikrn are...
22nd November
William Hill granted the first eSports licence in Nevada
William Hill is set to become the first gaming operator in Nevada to receive an eSports license to offer betting lines...
3rd November
Massachusetts’ lawmakers to study the potential of online gaming
The Massachusetts Legislature has teamed up with gaming experts to explore the potential of legalising online gaming in the US state....
24th October
Valve's illegal skin betting issues analysed: Where do we go from here?
Back in September, Gambling Insider did a print feature on the concept of skin gambling, recounting the recent controversy surrounding this...
24th October
BtoBet CEO to speak on eSports betting in South Africa at BiG Africa Summit
I-gaming stakeholders are meeting in Cape Town this week as the 4th Annual BiG Africa Summit gets underway today. Compliance...
9th September
Time to regulate social gaming – panel says
There was a fairly clear consensus at a panel discussion in London on Thursday that regulation of social gaming is an...
6th July
Esports has a new members' association
The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC), a members’ association for the professional eSports industry, has officially launched after being established last year. ...
18th May
Azteca invest $1M in Fantasy Network
Mexican broadcaster Azteca TV has confirmed that it will invest up to 1$ million in Fantasy Network, a daily fantasy sports...
17th May
Vegas is taking a closer look at eSports
A recent report published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal states that the Nevada Government has grown interest in the development of...
17th May
A new DFS bill in New York could surface this week
Legislative efforts to legalise daily fantasy sports operators in New York appear to be picking up pace, meaning the long wrangling...
3rd November
ESports betting sites "fall short of expectations"
The eSports betting market has not performed as well as anticipated, according to new sector research. Market intelligence firm SuperData...
22nd October
ESports 'worth $23bn by 2020'
ESports is the future of sports betting and will grow from a $250m global wagering market in 2015 to one worth...
25th September
FanDuel acquires eSports platform
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel has announced the acquisition of daily fantasy eSports (DFeS) platform AlphaDraft. AlphaDrafts employee base...
24th September
DraftKings aims to cash in on eSports
DraftKings is making competitive video gamers the stars of a new fantasy service that will allow users to draft a team...