Entries in 'gambling' (20)

Psyonix distances itself from gambling site Unikrn

Psyonix distances itself from gambling site Unikrn

eSports betting site Unikrn has announced the Rocket League will join its roster of titles in Australia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Gambling Commission warns parents of video game gambling danger

Gambling Commission warns parents of video game gambling danger

Parents need to be made aware of the potential risk posed to their kids by the gambling scene that has become associated with some video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2017 at 9:22AM in News
YouTuber NepentheZ pleads guilty to FIFA gambling accusations

YouTuber NepentheZ pleads guilty to FIFA gambling accusations

FIFA YouTuber Craig ‘NepentheZ’ Douglas and business partner Dylan Rugby have pleaded guilty to charges of gambling they previously rejected, the BBC reported yesterday.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 7th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Valve starts blocking TF2 gambling accounts

Valve starts blocking TF2 gambling accounts

After cracking down on Counter Strike: Global Offensive gambling accounts last year, Valve has now started targeting more gambling websites based around its multiplayer shooter Team Fortress 2. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 31st 2017 at 11:23AM in News

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Report: Around $5bn in Counter-Strike GO skins gambled during 2016

Report: Around $5bn in Counter-Strike GO skins gambled during 2016

Despite major publishers trying to crack down on gambling around their games, this sector has become one worth billions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 24th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
Hearthstone

Hearthstone's new Heroic Tavern Brawl mode has a $10 entry fee

Hearthstone’s Tavern Brawl is being shaken up for one week only by merging the mode with the arena, but charging a $10 entry fee.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 2:15PM in News
CS:GO

Valve responds to the Washington State Gambling Commission, refuses to stop skin trading

Earlier this month the Washington State Gambling Commission contacted Valve and asked them to put a stop to all gambling done through Steam’s services. Valve just replied, and said no.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 12:56PM in News
NepentheZ

YouTuber NepentheZ pleads not guilty to advertising unlawful gambling

Craig “NepentheZ” Douglas and Dylan Rigby have pleaded not guilty in the first criminal case involving YouTubers advertising unlawful gambling.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 17th 2016 at 12:30PM in News

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CCP cracks down on Eve Online gambling sites

CCP cracks down on Eve Online gambling sites

The company behind Eve Online is latest firm to go on the attack against video game gambling sites.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 13th 2016 at 12:37PM in News
CS:GO

Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to stop skin gambling

The Washington State Gambling Commission has told Valve that it must put an end to skin gambling otherwise it may face legal action.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:48AM in News
Amazon Game Studios details three big projects and new Stream+ gambling plan

Amazon Game Studios details three big projects and new Stream+ gambling plan

After what feels like a long period of pretty significant investment, we finally know what the first big projects to emerge from Amazon Game Studio will look like.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
CSGO Lounge trying to acquire gambling licence

CSGO Lounge trying to acquire gambling licence

One of the biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling sites, CSGO Lounge, is attempting to get a licence in order to become a legitimate business.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:42AM in News

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TmarTn denies attempted bribe of CSGO Lotto whistle blower

TmarTn denies attempted bribe of CSGO Lotto whistle blower

Under fire YouTuber TmarTn has denied accusations that he tried to bribe the man behind the video that first revealed his secretive ties to CSGO Lotto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Now FaZe Clan is called out for CSGO gambling dishonesty

Now FaZe Clan is called out for CSGO gambling dishonesty

More names have been dragged into the swelling saga of illegitimate Counter Strike Global Offensive gambling videos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 3:36PM in News
Counter Strike gambling streamer PhantomL0rd banned from Twitch

Counter Strike gambling streamer PhantomL0rd banned from Twitch

Less than a week after Twitch said it would take action against the streaming of Counter Strike gambling on its network, one leading streamer has been banned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 2:50PM in News

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Valve finally breaks Counter Strike Go gambling silence

Valve finally breaks Counter Strike Go gambling silence

Sites that use Steam’s OpenID API for Counter Strike Go item gambling have been given a clear message form Valve – stop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
CSGO Lotto YouTubers face lawsuit

CSGO Lotto YouTubers face lawsuit

The loss of credibility and a stern telling off from the FTC may be the least of TmarTn and ProSyndicate’s problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:19AM in News
PsiSyndicate admits to rigging Counter Strike betting videos

PsiSyndicate admits to rigging Counter Strike betting videos

One YouTube star has come out and openly admitted to taking part in a fake Counter Strike auction video to promote a site.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
YouTubers embroiled in CS:GO gambling controversy

YouTubers embroiled in CS:GO gambling controversy

Two leading YouTubers have been accused of duping viewers into using a Counter Strike weapon skin gambling site that they themselves established.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2016 at 1:17PM in News