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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
August 14th, 2017
Just before the start of the new football season, bookmaker Coral.co.uk announced a brand-new partnership with Sunderland AFC. The lucrative move comes at an opportune time for the English football club as Sunderland starts its 2017-18 campaign in the Championship, having been relegated from the Premiership after a dismal 2016-17 season!
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!
August 11th, 2017
Just in time for the season kicking off, Fulham FC revealed the design of their latest strip, along with a brand-new sponsor in the form of GrosvenorCasinos.com. The two-year deal means Grosvenor’s branding will adorn the Fulham players’ tops until 2019. Not only that, but Grosvenor Casinos will also be the Cottagers’ official betting and casino partner!
July 27th, 2017
Fantasy sports lovers will no doubt be thrilled to hear that the leading US Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) contest provider DraftKings has recently signed a deal to become Euroleague Basketball’s “Official Fantasy Partner”. As well as raising the company’s profile in Europe, DraftKings will get to develop a variety of fantasy products based on the EuroLeague!
July 26th, 2017
Well-known bookmaker Betway Sports has joined forces with ESL One, the Electronic Sports League premier offline tournament service. The first event Betway sponsored was the ESL One Cologne tournament back in July at the LANXEES Arena. The new partnership allows Betway’s sports betting site to broadcast live odds for the various eSport Tournaments taking place!