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27th March
Debate: Which vertical should online gambling companies turn to without sports betting?
Amid mass cancellations on the sporting calendar, sports betting companies have been deprived of a central revenue source during the coronavirus...
18th March
Coronavirus: Will more bettors now turn to esports?
As the sports betting calendar edges closer to total decimation, and retail properties face indefinite closures, all eyes are turning to...
10th February
Scientific Games expands into esports with GameScorekeeper deal
Scientific Games has announced a new partnership with data provider GameScorekeeper as it looks to expand into the esports market. Through the...
7th January
Betfred Founder invests in esports publisher
Betfred Founder Fred Done has invested in GGIntel, a Manchester-based business focusing on esports news, entertainment and media.  The start-up will focus...
27th November
Esports analyst: Gambling industry needs an esports education
John Griffiths, VP Marketing and Business Development at Spicy Mango, believes the gambling industry needs a greater understanding of esports, both...
30th October
LeTou signs Dota 2 sponsorship with Fnatic
LeTou has announced a new partnership agreement with esports company Fnatic, to support its Dota 2 team based in Kuala Lumpur. LeTou...
24th October
When will blockchain be adopted on the mass scale?
Scroll through LinkedIn and you will see some bold claims. Some will profess to know the secret of effective marketing; others...
13th June
Fifa 20 Executive Producer: Ultimate Team is not a form of gambling
Fifa 20 Executive Producer Aaron McHardy has spoken out amid concerns surrounding the game’s Ultimate Team mode, stating: "we don’t think...
21st March
Parimatch CEO exclusive: Football cannot compete with esports in the online world
You will struggle to meet a more candid CEO than Parimatch’s Sergey Portnov. The Ukrainian is unafraid to speak his mind, loves...
25th February
Nevada regulator: Esports betting yet to match public interest
Skill-based slot machines and wagering on esports may have made global headlines in the last year, but the gaming industry is...
24th January
Sportradar launches joint venture with esports data company
Sportradar has announced the launch of Bayes Esports Solutions, a joint venture with esports big data company Dojo Madness. The duo had...
23rd January
Betway to sponsor German esports team
Betway has agreed a sponsorship deal with German esports team Berlin International Gaming (BIG). The two-year agreement will see the operator serve...
21st December
2018 in review: US sports betting and European regulation
Some doors swung open in the gambling industry this year and others closed tight, as regulatory changes swept through the global market,...
10th December
UK government to investigate link between video games and gambling
The UK's Department of Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) has launched an inquiry into the growth of "immersive and addictive technologies." The...
12th October
Scott Van Pelt urges responsibility in US Sports betting market at G2E
US Sports Anchor Scott Van Pelt (SportsCenter – ESPN) has warned the US gambling sector to avoid repeating advertising mistakes of...
12th October
Kliavkoff joins MGM Resorts International as President of Entertainment and Sports
MGM Resorts International has announced the appointment of George Kliavkoff as the company's new President of Entertainment and Sports. His role will...
17th September
Gambling regulators voice video game concerns
Skin gambling and loot boxes are being targeted by global gambling regulators as the ‘blurring of lines between gambling and gaming’...
28th August
Games developers remove paid loot boxes in Belgium
It seems the Belgian Gaming Commission’s (BGC) strong stance against loot boxes has hit a chord with developers, as both Overwatch...
1st August
Melco outlines Macau Estadium plans
Melco Resorts & Entertainment will become the first operator in Macau to build an esports stadium. In partnership with Kowloon E-Stadium, the...
22nd May
Mr Green looks to eSports with latest venture
Online casino and gaming operator Mr Green has announced the launch of a new eSports focused joint venture with Gamingzone Entertainment. The...
15th May
Esports Entertainment strengthens affiliate program
Antigua and Barbuda-based online gambling company Esports Entertainment Group has announced the signing of ten new eSports teams to its Affiliate...
19th April
Dutch Gambling Authority’s report tackles loot boxes
The Dutch Gambling Authority, has released a public report on their website demanding that the gaming industry adjust their loot box offerings...
6th March
GGA Las Vegas announces latest award sponsors
Gambling Insider is proud to announce the latest Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas sponsors for the 2018 ceremony. Ahead of G2E...
5th March
BetConstruct announced as the GGA Las Vegas Lead Sponsor
For the second year in a row, the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas are proud to announce that BetConstruct will be...
8th February
GGA London 2018 Winners Revealed
Finally after months of nominating, voting and adjudicating, the Global Gaming Awards London 2018 winners have been announced. Hosted at the...
22nd January
Betradar announced as Event Sponsor for Global Gaming Awards London
Sports and betting data specialist Betradar has been named as the event sponsor for the inaugural Global Gaming Awards London. ...
23rd November
The global loot box loophole
Attention surrounding the contentious issue of loot box gambling has spread like wildfire amongst the world's gaming legislators. Earlier this week,...
13th November
Illinois online gaming and DFS bill misses the cut
Representatives in the Illinois state legislature have failed to approve or reject a bill which would see online poker, casino games...
3rd November
UltraPlay launches eSports betting cryptocurrency
Online betting provider UltraPlay has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency aimed purely at the eSports betting market. The eSports...
30th October
Watch the Global Gaming Awards 2017 ceremony
This year’s Global Gaming Awards have come to a close, after months of nominating, shortlisting and judging, the winners were finally...
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