eSports

22nd March 2021

Nevada introduces bill to regulate esports events

A legislator in the state of Nevada has introduced a bill to create the Nevada Esports Commission, which will regulate esports events with prizes of…

11th March 2021

Skillz revenue up 92% in 2020 following public listing

Mobile multi-player gaming platform Skillz has released its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results, showing revenue of $230.1m for the year, up 92%…

4th March 2021

Esports Entertainment scores partnerships with New England sports teams

Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Kraft Sports and Entertainment to become an official partner of National Football League franchise…

12th February 2021

Entain expands RG partnerships into esports and video gaming

Industry giant Entain has expanded its partnership with EPIC Risk Management and formed new partnerships with the Counter-Strike Professional Players Association (CSPPA), and two mental…

11th February 2021

Esports Entertainment Group signs Baltimore Ravens partnership

The Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has signed a multi-year partnership with National Football League (NFL) team Baltimore Ravens, to become the franchise’s esports tournament provider.…

8th February 2021

Luckbox appoints Thomas Rosander as chief customer officer

Real Luck Group, owner of esports betting operator Luckbox, has appointed former Dunder, Mr Green and Electronic Arts executive Thomas Rosander as chief customer officer…

13th January 2021

HyperX extends naming rights deal at Las Vegas esports arena

Video gaming hardware developer HyperX has extended agreement with arena operator Allied Esports Entertainment, and will continue to hold naming rights for the venue in…

10th December 2020

Ready Player One

The suspension of traditional sports amid Covid-19 created a space for esports betting to fill, writes Cole Rush. Now the challenge is to maintain the…

ICE North America Webinar Series – The Road Back

With American casinos beginning to reopen, questions still remain about the roadmap to long-term recovery. The Road Back four-part webinar series will examine measures and best practices to guide land-based operators and suppliers, as you work with your customers, your teams and your partners to provide a safe betting and gaming experience in the 'new normal' environment.

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5th November 2020

ggCircuit nears completion on Indiana esports arena buildout

Esports Entertainment Group has announced that ggCircuit, the B2B software business it agreed to acquire last month, is set to complete the buildout of the…

30th October 2020

Esports Entertainment scores Philadelphia Union partnership

Esports Entertainment Group has announced details of a new partnership with US Major League Soccer (MLS) team Philadelphia Union. Under the deal, the length of…

13th October 2020

Esports Entertainment partners LA sports franchises

Esports betting operator Esports Entertainment Group has entered into a new partnership with AEG, the sports and entertainment business that owns major league sports franchises…

16th September 2020

Unikrn agrees $6.1m SEC settlement over 2017 ICO

Esports betting operator Unikrn has agreed a settlement worth $6.1m with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) after it was found to have carried…

2nd September 2020

Skillz to go public on NYSE through SPAC

Mobile gaming platform Skillz Inc will go public on the New York Stock Exchange through a merger with special purpose acquisition company Flying Eagle Acquisition…

19th June 2020

Apple receives class action complaint over loot boxes

California-based parent Rebecca Taylor has filed a class action complaint against tech giant Apple, alleging that by providing games containing loot box mechanisms through its…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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