DEA to Introduce Scholarships Feature to JobTribes, Its Hit Card Battle Game, Allowing Users to Play to Earn

Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. Ltd (DEA), Singapore-based developers of the PlayMining blockchain gaming platform, today announced they will introduce the Scholarships feature to JobTribes, its blockchain-linked, free-to-play mobile game. With the Scholarship feature, users who own in-game non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which include digital art and other digital assets, can lend these assets out to other users who share … Read more

Business of Esports and YouGov Announce Data Partnership

Global market research company YouGov and gaming business media outlet Business of Esports have announced a new partnership, making YouGov the Business of Esports’ exclusive research and data analytics partner. With the partnership, YouGov will become an official sponsor of the weekly Business of Esports livestream and provide proprietary esports and gaming industry insights to … Read more

ODDS.com Reports Sports Betting Handle Off to Record Start in 2021

ODDS.com’s Sports Betting Revenue Tracker shows $4.375 billion wagered on sports in January, the single highest month since the Supreme Court struck down PASPA in 2018. February’s sports betting handle was lower than January, and lower than forecasted. Eight of the nine states that have reported sports betting numbers for February have seen a month-over-month decline … Read more

ThriveFantasy Launches Valorant Fantasy Contests for VCT Masters

ThriveFantasy, a Daily Fantasy Sports and Esports app for player props, announced today the launch of player prop games for the upcoming Champions Tour for Valorant, Riot Games’ popular 5v5 tactical shooter game. Growing in user popularity, ThriveFantasy will become the first fantasy platform to offer player prop contests for Valorant. The tournament runs from … Read more

Stake.com Named by UFC® as Its First-Ever Official Betting Partner in Latin America and Asia

UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new partnership with Stake.com, the world’s largest cryptocurrency casino and sportsbook. Under the terms of the agreement, Stake.com will become UFC’s first-ever “Official Betting Partner” in Latin America (excluding Brazil) and Asia, creating a new sponsorship category for the organization. As part of this … Read more

FanUp Raises Seed Round With All-Star Investors, Allowing Friends and Fans to Squad Up and Win Together

FanUp (iOS), the best way to enjoy fantasy sports with friends and rival fans, has announced the successful completion of a $1 million Seed Round of financing, allowing the company to reinvent the fantasy sports industry, comparably to Peloton in Health and Fitness, and Spotify in Music and Streaming; with fun and visual content, social … Read more

ZenSports Signs Exclusive Skin Deal With Boulter Developments for Colorado Online Sports Betting Expansion

ZenSports began its U.S. expansion efforts last summer via a deal inked with Strategic Gaming Management, whereby it acquired an option to purchase the Big Wheel Casino to expand into Nevada. Now, the next-generation sports betting company has its sights set on Colorado expansion. Through a deal signed with Boulter Developments LLC, ZenSports will become the … Read more