eSports

2022 Kickoff Classic in the Call of Duty League Betting Odds

2022 Kickoff Classic in the Call of Duty League Betting Odds

The THIRD season of the Call of Duty League (CDL) is slated to kick off the season with what they call the “Kickoff classic” beginning February 4, 2022 with futures betting and daily markets available at BetOnline (available most jurisdictions worldwide).

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/18/2022

Fortnite Tilted Towers Release Date January 18?

Fortnite Tilted Towers Release Date January 18?

The Fortnite Status Twitter account confirmed that the update v19.10 will release on the 18th. It seems like Tilted will return exactly how it appeared when it was first added to the game, but we’ll need to wait until tomorrow for confirmation, according to Fortnite Insider.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jan/17/2022

Unlocking the Potential of Blockchain Gaming

Unlocking the Potential of Blockchain Gaming

If you as an online gaming operator are not embracing and adapting to blockchain technology, expect to be left out in the cold within the next two years.  It is happening that quickly.  This BSV Stories episode is a "must see" for you and those looking to break into this explosive industry.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/15/2021

Skrmiish App Goal to Democratise eSports: Draws on Internet Poker Model

Skrmiish, the SA App Looking to Democratise the World of eSports

Scott Peter Smith of Gamers Live says it does everything from "influencing a fresh global innovative sport, building new technology, embedding a strong revenue model, tapping into the human desire to compete and wrap it up with good timing and an enabling app".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2021

Is CryptoFights Safe to Play On? Player Reviews, Tutorial and More

Is CryptoFights Safe to Play On? Player Reviews

CryptoFights is a Single Player Fantasy RPG real time game in which your fighter is paired up with another opponent’s Fighter in a 1v1 battle that lasts 1 round and ends when either of the fighter’s Hit Points reaches zero.  Being on the BSV Blockchain ensures transparency and fairness.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/10/2021

Esports Entertainment Group Partnering with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for First Sanctioned Esports Skill-Based Wagering Event in NJ

The launch will include a two-day 256-player in-person tournament, the first skill-based gaming event approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement where participants will be permitted to wager on themselves in each round of the event.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/10/2021

How Na’Vi Won the PGL Major

PGL Major Stockholm was by far the biggest tournament in the history of CS:GO, being watched concurrently, on average, by 593,000 people. Its Grand Final was viewed by 2.75 million.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/25/2021

Why eSports Operators Should Start Considering the BSV Blockchain

Why eSports Operators Should Start Considering the BSV Blockchain

Speaking at this week's CoinGeek New York, Tyler Farnsworth, CMO of Built by Gamers, revealed that gaming revenues have already exceeded that of the sports and film industry combined, and the BSV Blockchain is expected to play a major role in the continued explosive growth.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/06/2021

CoinGeek New York City Conference: Tuesday The Must See Virtual Event for Gaming, eSports Interests

CoinGeek New York City Conference: Tuesday The Must See Virtual Event for Gaming, eSports Interests

CoinGeek New York is finally here and for gaming interests, Tuesday (0ctober 5) will be the most required viewing virtually to find out how Bitcoin SV can revolutionize your operations.  Note: In-person attendance no longer available as it has reached the 500-person threshold.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/04/2021

Esports bookmaker announces esports betting statistics

Esports bookmaker announces esports betting statistics

LOOT.BET, a bookmaker specialising in esports betting, has released an analysis of the previous year's esports betting statistics, with well-known skin gambling games such as those on popular CSGO raffle sites that have made big increases this year.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/27/2021

The eSsports Beat - Team CLG "We May Be Letting You Go" Video Sponsored by Bud Lite?

The eSports Beat - New Tool Improves Content Optimization With AI

This 'might be the last time we have this roster of five playing' manager tells his team.  Plus, new tool improves content optimization with AI

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/13/2021

FYX Gaming Uses NFTs to Provide Immutable Data to eSports, Betting Platforms

FYX Gaming Uses NFTs to Provide Immutable Data to eSports, Betting Platforms

On this episode of Hashing it Out, CEO and founder Adam Kling and CTO and Chief Architect David Case talk about FYX Gaming (formerly known as Kronoverse)—an esports platform, portal and marketplace built on the BSV blockchain.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/06/2021

Rivalry Secures $22m Infusion Ahead of Direct Listing

Rivalry Secures $22m Infusion Ahead of Direct Listing

Toronto-based esports betting operator and media company Rivalry has successfully raised $22m (~£15.9m) in funding led by Eight Capital and Cormark Securities.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/30/2021

Unified Pro-Am Association Turns Esports Industry on its Head

Unified Pro-Am Association Turns Esports Industry on its Head

There’s a new kid on the block and it’s rocking the Esports industry. Unified Pro-Am Association (UPA) is now the number one premier destination for NBA2k Tournaments hosted by any one of the leagues for serious NBA2k gamers. And for gamers who want to be drafted in the NBA2k League, it’s the best opportunity out there.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/29/2021

The eSports Beat - June 25, 2021: Betbazar Talks Turning eSports Growth Into Retention

He says: "During the pandemic, it was close to 40%. Naturally, we expect that number to decrease as sports come back, but we are realistically expecting to retain 15-18% of the share."

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/25/2021

The eSports Beat - June 23, 2021

The eSports Beat - June 23, 2021

Sweden Won’t Consider Dota 2 An ‘Elite Sport,’ Threatening The International 2021, Atlantic City looks to become eSports hub.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/23/2021

Champion Horse Trainer's Son Launches eSports Betting Site Dragoni.gg With Tons of Stats and Trends

Champion Horse Trainer's Son Launches eSports Betting Site Dragoni.gg With Tons of Stats and Trends

Historical data is often hard to come by when betting on eSports matchups.  Consider traditional sports with the huge volumes of information readily available.  Dragoni.gg (pronounced Dragon Eye) hopes to change all that.  The site is being launched to coincide with the League of Legends Championship Series which starts today (Wednesday June 16th).

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/23/2021

Sports Betting Beat - June 17, 2021

Sports Betting Beat - June 17, 2021

Ohio Senate passes bill that will legalize sports betting in Ohio including bars and bowling alleys, G3 Esports bolsters executive lineup and MGM's CEO touts iGaming as the secret for success.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/17/2021

KFC Gaming Trends - Finger Licking Good

In the spirit of IHOP's great IHOB gag from a few years back when the pancake chain claimed it would start focusing more on burgers (hence the "B" for the "P"), Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) decided to play its own April Fool's joke Thursday, claiming it had entered into the gaming space.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2021

Top eSports Industry News

Gambling911.com has all your top eSports industry news headlines. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/26/2021

AP study: Nearly 90% of eSports Scholarships Going to Men

AP study: Nearly 90% of eSports Scholarships Going to Men

Colleges and universities rushing to invest in the booming arena of varsity esports are overwhelmingly committing opportunities and scholarships to male players, according to data collected by The Associated Press.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/14/2021

Unikrn Partners Blockchain-Based FYX to Deliver Next-Generation iGaming Products

Unikrn Partners Blockchain-Based FYX to Deliver Next-Generation iGaming Products

FYX Gaming, the Raleigh-based esports infrastructure and technology provider specializing in the development of blockchain-based solutions, today announces that it has entered into a partnership with leading esports betting operator Unikrn. The deal will see the two leading esports companies collaborate to deliver next-generation iGaming products and technology.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/10/2021

Elon Musk Succesfully Wires Chip Into Monkey's Brain So He Can Play Video Games

Elon Musk Succesfully Wires Chip Into Monkey's Brain So He Can Play Video Games

Move over N0tail, JerAx, Anathan Pham and Sébastien Debs.  You might have some new competition in the world of eGaming courtesy of Elon Musk and a monkey.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/02/2021

eSports Betting Futures Directory of Events 2020

Find most of the big eSports betting events for the year 2020 and where to bet them.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/31/2020

The Rise of Virtual Esports Betting in 2020

The Rise of Virtual Esports Betting in 2020

At the beginning of 2020, the sports betting industry found itself in a position they’ve never experienced before. Out of a sudden, all sports events were cancelled, without any predicatble future insight. The pandemic has left arenas and stadiums empty and deserted. 

 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/23/2020

Moving from Online Gambling to Virtual Reality Gambling 

Online gambling is one of the most flourishing businesses worldwide. A large number of people visit the internet to bet on their preferred sports and games.  In the last few decades, it has witnessed rapid growth due to technological innovations and advancement.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/20/2020

Top Esports Awards 

The esports industry has witnessed rapid growth over the past few years. Though esports competitions and tournaments have been part of video games, these events are not popular until the late 2000s.  Before esports tournaments and competitions are majorly between amateurs and fans, so it was not widely recognized.    

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/20/2020

Bitcoin and eSports: Bitcoin SV One World Chain Virtual Continues (Videos)

Bitcoin and eSports: Bitcoin SV One World Chain Virtual Continues (Videos)

The Bitcoin SV One World Chain virtual conference concludes Thursday with hot topics that include Making Bitcoin Easy to Use for Everyone, eSports and the Blockchain with Unikrn co-founder Rahul Sood, and the cashless casino.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/01/2020

Popular Gamer Dead at 31, Reported Suicide

Popular Gamer Dead at 31, Reported Suicide

The highest rated player in Warcraft and the creator of Play Everland tragically committed suicide on Thursday. Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein was 31.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/02/2020

Bettors Have Best Day Since Start of Pandemic, Pinnacle Enhances eSports Platform

Bettors Have Best Day Since Start of Pandemic, Pinnacle Enhances eSports Platform

Gamblers enjoyed a great weekend thanks to La Liga and Serie A soccer matches played on Sunday.  Dave Mason of BetOnline said it was the best day for gamblers since the worldwide pandemic began.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/30/2020

Breaking News

Big Shifts in Odds to Win Super Bowl 57 After Week 3

Big Shifts in Odds to Win Super Bowl 57 After Week 3

Week 3 in the NFL is on the books and Dave Mason is here to run down who won big for the house and who won big for John Q. Additionally there has been some major odds changes in the Super Bowl odds. Dave runs them down for you.

WaPo: Not All Shareholders, Execs Have Stomach to Endure Years of Losses From Sportsbooks

Caesars Sportsbook has already cancelled a quarter-billion dollars in preplanned marketing campaigns while other sites may be subject to costly lawsuits.

Top 5 Pros of Playing 3 Card Poker Online

Top 5 Pros of Playing 3 Card Poker Online

While a fairly young poker variation that has been around only for a couple of decades, 3 Card Poker has become very popular among gambling fans as it puts a unique twist on standard poker.