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STS extends cooperation with Paweł “innocent” Mocek

Polish bookmaker STS has announced an extension of its cooperation with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player Paweł “innocent” Mocek. The sponsorship agreement will be valid for a further year, as STS aims “to strengthen their presence in the esports sector.” Image credit: STS RELATED: STS and Paweł ‘innocent’ Mocek start co-operation The cooperation was initially announced in […]

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beastcoast gambles with one-year Rivalry partnership

North American organisation beastcoast has established a partnership with esports-dedicated bookmaker Rivalry for the entirety of 2020. Rivalry will provide support for beastcoast’s Dota 2 team as part of the one-year deal, including a content-focused plan promising “unparalleled looks” into the team’s players. Additionally, the bookmaker’s branding will appear on the organisation’s jersey. Image credit: […]

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The International 2020 Will Be Hosted at Sweeden

Despite The International 2018, a long time before teams knew that the 2019 Tournament would be played in China. Nonetheless, no such confusion will exist this time around. The International 2020 will be on Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, Valve immediately announced. This is, of course, the world’s biggest and richest tourney every year. The decision […]

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Unikrn’s CEO Rahul Sood Talks Stopping Esports Betting Fraud

Unikrn’s, one of the many esports betting sites, CEO Rahul Sood discussed blockchain technology and its implications for the gambling industry in the Vegas G2. Talking to Becky Liggero’s Calvin Ayre Fontana Sood, it is “very easy to do something like block theft,” she says. “Things like AML and KYC will easily be done properly. That is where we will get the best use of cryptocurrency for a gambling company of the future. Unikrn has a betting licence from Isle of Man for live esports and streamer betting with both cryptocurrency and fiat currency, and it’s a good way of using blockchain for the […]

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Astralis picks up one-year partnership with CS.MONEY

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive brand Astralis has entered a one-year partnership with CS Virtual Trade brand CS.MONEY. The deal includes a jersey sponsorship, social media advertisement, an “exclusive logo,” and digital activations. Photo credit: BLAST RELATED: Astralis Group enters partnership with GLHF Jakob Lund Kristensen, Co-founder and CCO of Astralis Group commented on the deal in a […]

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DATA.BET to showcase launch at ICE London

Esports data and solutions provider DATA.BET will showcase its launch at B2B gaming event ICE London. Taking place on February 4-6th, the GG.Bet subsidiary will allow ICE London attendees to check out its offerings live. Logo credit: DATA.BET RELATED: ESI Esports Betting Tour returns to ICE London for second year DATA.BET is an official data provider for […]

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FURIA bets on Rivalry with partnership

Brazilian organisation FURIA has established a partnership with esports-dedicated bookmaker Rivalry. The deal is part of Rivalry’s “commitment to Brazilian esports and developing regions” as it looks to “further support the domestic scene.” Photo credit: StarLadder RELATED: ESI Esports Betting Tour returns to ICE London for second year While details of the partnership in terms of […]

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Midnite raises over $2.5 million in seed round

Esports betting platform Midnite has announced the closure of its seed funding round that saw it raise over $2.5 million (£1.9 million). The round was led by Makers Fund, a venture capital firm that focuses on the “global interactive entertainment industry.” Photo credit: Midnite RELATED: ESI Esports Betting Tour returns to ICE London for second year Following […]