eSports

6th April 2021

Maine sports betting bill introduced in state Senate

A bill to authorize and regulate sports betting has been introduced in the Maine State Senate, echoing previous attempts. Senate Bill 1352 was introduced by…

1st April 2021

Allied Esports poker assets generate $1.5m profit ahead of Element sale

Allied Esports has reported a $45.5m loss for 2020, though its poker assets such as the World Poker Tour, which it is in the process of divesting,…

25th March 2021

Allied Esports determines Bally’s bid “superior” to Element agreement

The board of directors of Allied Esports Entertainment has determined that a proposal put forward by Bally’s Corporation to acquire Allied’s poker-related assets is a…

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%…

5th March 2021

Bally’s makes bid to acquire World Poker Tour owner Allied Esports

Allied Esports Entertainment has revealed that Bally’s has submitted a proposal to acquire the business for $100m in cash, stock or both, in a deal…

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…

25th February 2021

Game On: The rise of esports betting in the US

Esports have boomed in the US and beyond in recent years, but when it comes to betting on these events, states have exhibited differing approaches…

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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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…

21st January 2021

Understanding the Eagles’ esports engagement play

Having been an early adopter in engaging with sports betting, the Philadelphia Eagles have now become the National Football League’s first franchise to sign up…

20th January 2021

Canadian marketing provider acquires esports platform HypeX

Canadian online marketing specialist Intema Solutions has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire esports platform HypeX.gg.  The HypeX platform has 50,000 registered users,…

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…

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