eSports

2nd June 2021

Skillz to acquire esports marketing platform Aarki for $150m

Multi-player gaming operator Skillz has announced its acquisition of mobile marketing company Aarki in a move to create a fully-integrated esports advertising platform. The deal…

26th May 2021

Esports Entertainment Group scores new partnership with NBA’s Cavaliers

Esports Entertainment Group has entered a multi-year partnership with National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise the Cleveland Cavaliers. Under the deal, Esports Entertainment will serve as…

24th May 2021

Esports Entertainment earns first US license after NJ approval

Esports Entertainment Group has received its first US license, after its New Jersey application was approved by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). With…

18th May 2021

Esports Entertainment Group revenue rises as losses widen in 2021

Esports Entertainment Group has published its financial results for the third quarter of its financial year – the three months ending March 31, 2021 –…

4th May 2021

Intema Solutions to acquire Loot.Bet owner

Esports provider Intema Solutions (Intema) has signed a letter of intent to acquire Livestream Gaming, owner of esports betting platform Loot.Bet.  The proposed deal will…

19th April 2021

Mer Telemanagement Solutions to acquire SharpLink in reverse merger

Betting technology supplier SharpLink and software provider Mer Telemanagement Solutions (MTS) have agreed the terms of a reverse merger that will create a new publicly…

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,…

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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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…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 47

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