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Athletes are the ‘main casualty’ of match-fixing, says ESIC

Reaffirming its independence as an organisation, the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has taken the opportunity ‘to clear false narratives’, issuing a statement regarding its...

How can Africa bridge the gap between esports and new technologies?

Africa’s esports market has long been thwarted by the country’s lacking internet connectivity, but with the introduction of 5G on the horizon, that could...

Guild Esports finalises EMEA-wide Subway sponsorship

Guild Esports has struck a two-year sponsorship agreement with sandwich franchise Subway, covering 55 markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The British...

European sports sponsorship dips 9% in 2020 as football comes out...

The European sponsorship market has dipped 23% as a result of the coronavirus crisis, according to the 2021 ESA Sponsorship Market Overview. The report, conducted...

Betway maintains presence in esports with BIG renewal

Esports organisation Berlin International Gaming (BIG) has renewed its sponsorship arrangement with sports betting operator Betway. The online sportsbook and casino provider has maintained a...

NHL recruits DreamHack to produce esports efforts

The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced a partnership with DreamHack Sports Games to collaborate on online and live esports competitions. Under the terms of...

IBIA reports 25% increase in football betting alerts for 2020

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has reported a 48% increase in suspicious betting alerts in 2020 compared to 2019. According to new statistics published...

Dimitar Berbatov signs on as JBO’s first brand ambassador

Former Manchester United forward Dimitar Berbatov has been named as Just Bet Online’s (JBO) first brand ambassador. Under the terms of his new role, Berbatov...

NFL shapes ‘future of electronic sports’ with Skillz collaboration

The National Football League (NFL) has teamed up with mobile multiplayer competition platform Skillz to crowdsource a future mobile esport. The two will launch a...

Matt Marcou: How Madden NFL is bridging the gap between virtual...

With the Super Bowl LV days away, many NFL fans will still be sitting at home twiddling their thumbs in the run up to...