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Norway will impose sanctions on skin betting operators

In the same week that the UKGC released a whitepaper on the same topic, it has been revealed that the Norwegian Gaming Authority (NGA) now official recognises skins betting as gambling. As such...

Esports betting firm Blinkpool receives $700,000 in funding

With the world and his dog having cottoned onto the opportunities that esports holds, there are sponsorships flying in left, right and centre right now. Blinkpool is looking to capitalise on those...

Put down the pitchforks: Allen Cook is not the problem

Gambling and the burgeoning world of esports has a rocky past, a turbulent present, yet hopefully, a prosperous future. A nonchalant brag about a couple of ante-post bets from Allen Cook, an...

ESI Esports Gambling Report: Volume 6

IEM Katowice is in full-swing, with the League of Legends action done and dusted last weekend and the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Starcraft II competition in progress as we speak. The primary focus of those who attended...

Loot.bet partners with Digital Chaos

Dota 2 team Digital Chaos has announced a partnership agreement with esports betting operator Loot.bet. Loot.bet provides a betting service for a number of esports titles, Dota 2 included. Users are...

Esports Integrity Coalition sign information sharing Memorandum of Understanding with NGCB

The Esports Integrity Coalition ("ESIC") has signed an information sharing Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with the Nevada Gaming Control Board ("NGCB") as it continues to fight against betting fraud in esports worldwide. The MOU allows the two...

Betway Arena launches with Dota 2 King of the Hill

Betway has announced the launch of Betway Arena, a multi-event series of esports competitions that begins with King of the Hill, a five-event series of Dota 2 matches in a weekly...

A 15,000 square foot esports arena opens in Vegas this week

Las Vegas is fighting tooth and nail to make a name for itself as a globally recognised esports destination. The city of lights takes another move towards this goal this week...
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PSG Esports signs six figure sponsorship with PMU eSport

PSG Esports and PMU announced a new partnership agreement late last week.  PMU, one of the most established French betting companies, recently launched its esports brand, PMU eSport, and with this deal...

ESI Esports Gambling Report: Volume 5

There's never a lack of esports events around the world to peruse and have a punt on. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene is back in full swing with top teams competing...

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Hollywood will host the first Vainglory Worlds

The first Vainglory World Championships have been announced and will take place in none other than Hollywood this December 2-4.  Heini Vesander, Marketing and Communications...