Tag Archives: eSports
- ESIC Commissioner talks to MEPs about esports match-fixing concerns
September 21, 2017
Esports Integrity Coalition Commissioner, Ian Smith, talks to Members of the European Parliament about his concerns relating to match-fixing in esports. When it comes to mainstream sponsorship, I'm not saying poker is like a mongrel dog that's been starved and booted in the ribs, but as sure as asparagus will...
- NiP & Betway renew their love; Team Envy off to Dallas; Overwatch update
September 20, 2017
Three yarns from the world of esports including an update on the love affair between Ninjas in Pyjamas and Betway; Team Envy moving to Dallas, and an update on the Overwatch league. It seems Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) have been in the confessional booth. “Forgive me father, for I have...
- Young Americans prefer viewing eSports as NFL ratings tank
September 14, 2017
A new study says young American adults are spending far more time watching eSports online than traditional sports, while the new National Football League season’s TV ratings are tanking (again). Limelight Networks has released a white paper on the State of Online Video 2017, which showed US adults watch online...
- Matt Huxley on eSports and sports crossover
September 13, 2017
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Becky Liggero, Matt Huxley of FIA Formula talks about how eSports can potentially synergize with traditional sports. The ancient demarcation line that once divided traditional sports from eSports is slowly fading through time as series of purchases, investments, and coalitions pave the way for the...
- Betting on Esports: Can Esports and land-based casinos work together?
September 12, 2017
The gambling landscape in Nevada is changing, as the home to the largest integrated resorts in the world faces with the challenge of luring cash-rich millennials to visit its casinos. Currently, there’s a buzz around Vegas with many trying to make the state a world esports hub. Las Vegas casinos...
- Benoit Pagotto: Brands must put their feet in the water
September 8, 2017
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Becky Liggero, Benoit Pagotto of Fnatic explains why only a few brands are jumping into eSports despite its popularity. No one can’t deny the popularity of eSports nowadays. An IHS study showed that the total number of hours spent watching eSports events has climbed 19...
Legality of CS:GO Skin Gambling
February 23, 2017
Unikrn rolls out cryptocurrency for eSports betting
June 20, 2017