Entries in 'betting' (14)

League of Legends World Finals

Bwin predicts that more bets will be placed on League of Legends than Champions League

Online betting company bwin has predicted that more bets will be placed on League of Legends in 2016 than on the winner of the UEFA Champions League.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:15AM in News
Force Awakens leads to odds slashed on Star Wars Battlefront Christmas No.1

Force Awakens leads to odds slashed on Star Wars Battlefront Christmas No.1

William Hill has named EA’s Star Wars Battlefront as the second most likely to contender to claim the title of UK Christmas No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 1:53PM in News
FIFA and COD favourites to take Christmas No.1

FIFA and COD favourites to take Christmas No.1

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is currently the bookies’ favourite to be this year’s Christmas No.1. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
ESL team up with Sportradar to prevent betting fraud

ESL team up with Sportradar to prevent betting fraud

ESL has today announced a partnership with Sportradar which will see industry-level statistics and anti-fraud support brought to eSports betting.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Oct 8th 2015 at 2:59PM in News

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Fnatic announces Dafabet partnership as Asian gambling site launches eSports portal

Fnatic announces Dafabet partnership as Asian gambling site launches eSports portal

London-headquartered eSports organisation Fnatic have announced a new partnership with Asian betting and poker site Dafabet.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Oct 5th 2015 at 3:04PM in News
FanDuel acquires AlphaDraft to up the ante on eSports betting industry

FanDuel acquires AlphaDraft to up the ante on eSports betting industry

Fantasy sports monolith FanDuel has acquired eSports betting startup AlphaDraft as further big players in sports wagering enter the scene.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 29th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
Ashton Kutcher becomes latest investor in eSports gambling startup Unikrn

Ashton Kutcher becomes latest investor in eSports gambling startup Unikrn

Hollywood star-cum-tech investor Ashton Kutcher is the latest high profile investor to back international eSports gambling startup Unikrn.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 2:23PM in News
eSports betting enters mainstream bookies Betway's top 10

eSports betting enters mainstream bookies Betway's top 10

Mainstream sports bookmaker's Betway are seeing a 'huge surge' in eSports flutters as the launch bespoke microsite.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 25th 2015 at 12:12PM in News

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eSports betting site Unikrn raises $7m in Series A funding

eSports betting site Unikrn raises $7m in Series A funding

The global eSports betting site Unikrn, founded by ex-Microsoft Ventures GM Rahul Sood, has raised $7m in its Series A funding round.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 30th 2015 at 4:47PM in News
Unikrn CEO pledges sponsorship to any pro LCS team with female member

Unikrn CEO pledges sponsorship to any pro LCS team with female member

Unikrn CEO Rahul Sood has promised to sponsor any League of Legends team sporting a woman on their roster.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 1st 2015 at 4:59PM in News
UK eSports scene is 'absolutely' mature enough to support betting

UK eSports scene is 'absolutely' mature enough to support betting

eSports betting platform Unikrn has allayed fears of corruption as it launches its UK division.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 12:10PM in News
eSports betting agency Unikrn launches

eSports betting agency Unikrn launches

Former Microsoft exec Rahul Sood's new company Unikrn is an eSports betting platform. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 29th 2015 at 10:18AM in News

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William Hill makes FIFA 15 the favourite for Christmas No.1

William Hill makes FIFA 15 the favourite for Christmas No.1

FIFA 15 is the early favourite to claim the Christmas No.1 crown, as per bookie William Hill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
William Hill makes Call of Duty: Ghosts Xmas No.1 favourite

William Hill makes Call of Duty: Ghosts Xmas No.1 favourite

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been installed as the favourite to claim the UK Christmas No.1 title by William Hill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 12:15PM in News