Pixel.bet is a Curacao-licensed esports-only operator which launched into live beta mode at the start of this year.
[toc]Increased betting is likely to play an important role in the further march of esports towards becoming a mainstream entertainment product, according to a yearly review of the sector from analysts at Macquarie. Investments by both online bookmakers and land-based casinos in esports-based products are increasingly evident as both attempt to grab a greater share […]
A recent survey by the UK Gambling Commission found that about one in ten children have gambled with items inside video games.
Loot boxes are at the center of the latest skin gambling controversy after European regulators raised concerns about Star Wars Battlefront II.
The lead commissioner at the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) says the publicity garnered by the decision to ban two players for match-fixing at a recent Dota 2 tournament has had a “significant impact.”
The chief executive of esports betting operator Unikrn said the importance of the new license from the gaming authorities in Malta “really cannot be overstated” as it opens up the company’s offering to the vast majority of the continent.
A lengthy lineup of esports-related token sales suggests Unikrn won’t be monopolizing the initial coin offering market.
It’s not yet clear if bookmakers can turn a profit on esports betting, or if it’s just a way to get millennials in the virtual door.