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World’s First Bitcoin-Only Online Casino Gets Site Revamp

World’s First Bitcoin-Only Online Casino Gets Site Revamp

August 28th, 2017

The Coingaming Group first launched its Bitcoin-exclusive casino, Bitcasino.io, in January 2014 and received a lot of attention from software developers such as Play’n GO and NetEnt. Now, with the crypto-currency’s popularity on the rise, the company has decided it’s time for a revamp of its Bitcoin-only casino!


Top Irish Bookmaker Pays Out Early on Mayweather Victory

Top Irish Bookmaker Pays Out Early on Mayweather Victory

August 25th, 2017

The world only has to wait until Saturday to finally see Floyd Mayweather take on Conor McGregor following months of hype and build-up. But the lads at Paddy Power are so confident in the outcome of the bout, they've already chose to pay out over a quarter million pounds early to punters that wagered on Money Mayweather!


Unsurprisingly Mayweather Bets on Himself in Mega Fight

Unsurprisingly Mayweather Bets on Himself in Mega Fight

August 25th, 2017

With the countdown to the long-anticipated mega fight that is Floyd Mayweather Jr versus Conor McGregor well and truly on, the betting public is starting to place their bets online. Unsurprisingly, so is 'Money' Mayweather, having recently revealed his plan to add to his payday by betting on a clear-cut Mayweather win!


DraftKings Eliminates Salaries in Brand New Pick’em Format

DraftKings Eliminates Salaries in Brand New Pick’em Format

August 17th, 2017

With many punters turning away from traditional ‘season long’ fantasy sports, it’s no wonder that the DFS (daily fantasy sports) battleground is becoming increasingly competitive. The two main protagonists, DraftKings and FanDuel, are constantly reviewing their product portfolio after a planned merger between the pair failed to materialise. Now, they are locked in a battle for supremacy!


eSports Olympic Betting Market Could be Live by 2024

eSports Olympic Betting Market Could be Live by 2024

August 16th, 2017

As if to prove that the incredible rise in the popularity of eSports is no passing phase, the co-president of the Paris 2024 Olympic bid has confirmed that he and his associates are considering adding gaming to the programme of events in seven years’ time!


First-Time WSOP Rookie Wins Third Largest Main Event Ever

First-Time WSOP Rookie Wins Third Largest Main Event Ever

August 16th, 2017

The 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was yet another example of how the game can change a player's life in just a few days. As has happened multiple times over the past few years, the latest $10,000 Main Event saw a veritable rookie claim the biggest prize in poker after a commanding display inside the Rio in Las Vegas!


PartyPoker Live Promises $35m in Guarantees Next Powerfest

PartyPoker Live Promises $35m in Guarantees Next Powerfest

August 15th, 2017

PartyPoker is adding some more zing to its latest POWERFEST with an extra $15 million in guaranteed prize money. Following on from a successful outing in March where $20 million was on the table, PartyPoker has decided to up the ante and give away at least $35 million over the course of two weeks!


WSOP Europe Bumps Main Event Prize from €4m to €5m for 2017

WSOP Europe Bumps Main Event Prize from €4m to €5m for 2017

August 15th, 2017

Following another record-breaking event in Las Vegas over the summer, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) has decided to offer up more money in Europe this October. With news that the World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) is heading to the Czech Republic's King's Casino on 19 October, the organisers have decided to add another €1 million to the mix!


Finland First to Recognize Pro eSports Players as Athletes

Finland First to Recognize Pro eSports Players as Athletes

August 15th, 2017

The popularity of eSports has exploded in the recent years, with Finland taking the lead in the boom. The Nordic country is undeniably a forerunner when it comes to eSports thanks to The Finnish Central Tax Board recently announcing a decision to officially recognize eSports players as athletes, securing Finland as the first ever country to make the distinction!


BBC, Disney and Madison Square Garden Join eSports Movement

BBC, Disney and Madison Square Garden Join eSports Movement

August 14th, 2017

Anybody needing proof eSports’ popularity is growing at an unchecked rate need only look at the latest three brands to join the movement. The BBC has signed on to show live eSports coverage while Disney has accepted two major eSports players onto its Accelerator Program and Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) has purchased a controlling stake in Counter-Logic Gaming!


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