Esports is a new addition to the menu at ICE Conferences this year, and it debuted strongly with thought provoking panels throughout a busy day.
The burgeoning world of eSports is to see a new specialist betting platform launched courtesy of pixel.bet.
Betting solutions provider UltraPlay recently expanded its portfolio with the announcement that GWENT, The Witcher Card Game is the title to be added to the company’s esports betting portfolio.
The eSports industry is here and it’s massive. Ahead of his appearance at the ICE VOX eSports Conference (Tuesday 6th February), John Parker, Board Director, M&C Saatchi, shines a light on a phenomenon which is projected to attract bets totalling in excess of $23 billion by 2020.
The Super Early Bird discount for ICE VOX, the nine-strong conference programme which runs alongside the world’s biggest gaming exhibition, closes on Friday 1st December at 4pm GMT.
Cloud gaming platform Playkey announced it has raised an initial $5.2 million to create a decentralized ecosystem that allows anyone to play unlimited games, something it says claims miners, gamers and developers will all benefit from.
Following the successful launch of its daily fantasy sports (DFS) product, EvenBet has outlined the intention to develop the platform further still and break into a new area in 2018.
As a betting product the rise of esports has been significant, it has ushered in a new category of punter that betting operators need to focus on.
Start-up businesses seeking a combination of investment and inspiration will be out in force at the forthcoming EiG (The Arena Berlin, 30 October – 1 November) with organisers, Clarion Gaming, confirming a shortlist of five for the annual LaunchPad competition.