Mark Balch: esports betting and its long-term growth

Esports has taken centre stage in recent weeks as the betting industry adapts to the COVID-19 crisis which has led to live-sports becoming increasingly...

NBA stars set for inaugural “NBA 2K Players Tournament” on ESPN and ESPN2

2K, the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) is set to launch the “NBA 2K Players Tournament,” an NBA...

SG and GameScorekeeper form esports data collaboration

Scientific Games has embarked on a new partnership with esports data specialist GameScorekeeper. The move, said the firm, will facilitate access to automated esports...

Soccer tops the list of sporting alerts in GLMS annual report

Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has published its 2019 Monitoring & Intelligence Report, complete with a full update on activities, partner views and a...

IMAX gets into esports via events partnership with Vindex

Esports infrastructure platform Vindex and entertainment technology firm IMAX have formalized a new partnership to create esports events and experiences exclusively for IMAX theaters...

Simplicity hires OutField Consulting to drive US and Brazil ambitions

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company has appointed OutField Consulting, a Brazilian-based sports marketing firm, to serve as a consultant for sponsorships and business development...

New esports media platform comes at a pivotal moment for live TV

Torque Esports Corp, Frankly Inc and WinView Inc have combined to form an integrated news, gaming, sports and esports platform, badged Engine Media Holdings...

Misfits establishes incubator to nurture and develop new esports firms

Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) has confirmed the launch of a new esports and gaming incubator and seed fund. MSF.IO, funded to the tune of...

Wondr Gaming acquires esports AI specialist Rival.ai

Wondr Gaming, the esports acquisition fund founded by esports and media executives Mike Cotton and Jon Dwyer has acquired Rival.ai, an esports artificial intelligence...

Activate study predicts sports betting will resemble financial trading sector

Management consulting firm for media, technology, entertainment, and sports businesses Activate has published its Technology and Media Outlook 2020, a comprehensive annual report on...

Event News

SG confirms virtual format for annual stockholder meeting

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders has been changed to a virtual meeting format due to public meeting...

Operator CEOs head speaker line-up for Latin America’s largest virtual betting and gaming conference

SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica is to open with Sports Betting in Focus, which will see operator CEOs from Colombia and Costa Rica set the...

SBC Digital Summit North America unveils agenda and high-profile interview series

The agenda for SBC Digital Summit North America is to feature an ‘In Conversation With’ series of interviews with some of the biggest names...

SBC to host first dedicated virtual event for Latin America

SBC Events, the organizer of leading sports betting and gaming industry conferences, is to host its first ever event dedicated to Latin America. SBC Digital...