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Esports Betting in 2019: Bookmaker LOOT.BET’s Rating

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LOOT.BET, a leading esports-dedicated betting operator, enjoyed an incredible 2019 – a year that saw the remarkable growth of esports continue unabated.
To give fascinating insight into the past 12 months, LOOT.BET have put together a few statistics, shining a light on a year that saw a winning bet with odds of more than 700, and Russian, Chinese, and Norwegian bettors rule the roost as the most successful.
A snapshot of 2019
The luckiest bettor of the year was a German who landed over €7,110 with a modest €10 combo bet on The International 2019 and StarLadder Berlin Major 2019 matches, thanks to odds topping 712 – beating 2018’s record holder from Ukraine who won a combo bet with odds of 665.
As for the most profitable market for bettors? It was ‘Total over/under 26.5 rounds’ in a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive map. Interestingly, the least profitable market was also for CS:GO – this time Round handicaps in CS:GO, and ‘Total over/under 2.5 maps’ in best-of-three CS:GO and Dota 2 games.
In 2019, Team Liquid, Evil Geniuses, and Fnatic proved the most popular teams to bet on, whereas in 2018 it was Astralis, Team Liquid, and Na’Vi who attracted most bets. As for events, unsurprisingly StarLadder Berlin Major 2019, The International 2019, and ESL Pro League Season 10 were the ones that raised pulses the most.
Bringing most disappointment to bettors were the Na’Vi and FaZe Clan CS:GO rosters, who managed to outstrip the previous record holders, Virtus.pro. On the flipside, mousesports (CS:GO) and OG (Dota 2) brought the most joy as the ‘luckiest’ teams, bringing in averages of +11% and +18% net profit, respectively.
LOOT.BET sponsored a number of memorable esports events in 2019 including several seasons of the LOOT.BET/CS and LOOT.BET HotShot Series leagues, and LOOT.BET Winter Masters. During these HAVU (CS:GO) was the team that attracted most bets, with a roster that lived up to expectations, bringing fans 9% of bet sums. Meanwhile, it was SKADE (CS:GO) and FlyToMoon (Dota 2) that raked in most winnings for their supporters, delivering +31% and +22% of net profit, respectively. Things were not so good for fans of Izako Boars though, with bettors losing 19% overall.
The LOOT.BET global bettor rankings:
Countries with highest win rate:
• CS:GO: Russia
• Dota 2: China
• League of Legends: Norway
Countries with lowest win rate:
• CS:GO: Czech Republic
• Dota 2: Spain
• League of Legends: Philippines
Countries with most active bettors (average number of bets per user):
• CS:GO: Japan
• Dota 2: Bulgaria
• League of Legends: Japan
Countries with least active bettors (average number of bets per user):
• CS:GO: Germany
• Dota 2: Portugal
• League of Legends: Ukraine
Countries by risk appetite (average bet odds):
• Riskiest: Ireland, Bulgaria, Poland
• Most cautious: Portugal, Spain, South Korea


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Zitro Obtains The Manufacturer’s License In Bulgaria

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Zitro, a global leader in the gaming industry, has been granted the Bulgarian manufacturer’s licence from the local gaming authorities. This licence allows the company to sell its amazing slot machines directly to the casino operators, cutting down delivery times and facilitating a more efficient time-to-market.

Nadège Teyssedre, Director of Sales for EMEA of Zitro explains that: “We would like to thank the local authorities for issuing the license to us. We are very excited to be installing more of our incredible Link King banks in various renowned Casinos in the country, and, very soon, we plan to install as well other superb products, such as the award winning 88 Link Wild Duels multigame progressive game on our brand new Allure cabinet.”

Sebastian Salat, CEO of Zitro adds: “Bulgaria represents an important jurisdiction within our European and global expansion plans. Obtaining the manufacturer’s license is yet another milestone we have achieved as a team and which is fundamental to keep growing our business as planned.”

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Twin River Worldwide Holdings Announces Partnerships with DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Group

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Two of the Nation’s Top Sportsbooks to Debut in Colorado

Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. today announced separate market access partnerships with DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Group, giving sports fans in Colorado access to award-winning sportsbook products.

These partnerships combine Twin River Worldwide Holdings’ nationwide experience in gaming and casino operations with market-leading sports betting expertise and globally recognizable brands. Colorado is the fifth state in the United States where the FanDuel Sportsbook platform will be available and is the sixth state to offer the DraftKings’ Sportsbook platform.

As announced last Friday, Twin River Worldwide Holdings completed the acquisition of Golden Gates, Golden Gulch and Mardi Gras casinos in Black Hawk, Colorado. With the completion of this acquisition, Twin River also acquired the right to three sports gaming licenses in Colorado, leading to the creation of these two partnerships. Twin River will retain the third license for its own future use.

“Obtaining the right to three sports gaming licenses in Colorado will expand our footprint in the state well beyond our Arapahoe Park racetrack and off-track betting network,” said George Papanier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Twin River. “These newly-formed partnerships with DraftKings and FanDuel allow us to provide an unmatched sports betting experience to Colorado, not only with their mobile betting access, but also with an exciting DraftKings retail sportsbook location inside one of our newly acquired casinos.”

“Coast to coast, DraftKings is committed to providing states across the country with the ultimate experience in legal sports betting,” said Ezra Kucharz, DraftKings chief business officer. “Twin River is committed to providing exciting, real-time gaming opportunities, and we look forward to working alongside them to introduce Colorado sports fans to our award-winning product.”

“Twin River has been engaged in sports betting since the beginning in Rhode Island and Mississippi, and they are an ideal partner as we continue to enter states that open up online and mobile sports betting,” said Matt King, CEO, FanDuel Group. “Colorado has a sensible framework for sports betting, and we are excited to partner with a renowned gaming company like Twin River to bring our market-leading online sports betting experience to Colorado sports fans.”

 

Source: Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc.


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Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Genia Gurevitz (Head of Banking and Payments Services at Tal Ron, Drihem & Co.)

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The 4th edition of the Prague Gaming Summit will take place on 6 March 2020 and welcomes leading operators, service providers and gambling industry experts from all across Europe.

 

On the 6th of March at the Prague Gaming Summit, you have the opportunity to dive into several subjects, among which also the Global Payment Platforms And Why You Need To Choose Innovative Methods”.

As mentioned in earlier press releases, Prague Gaming Summit 2020 will bring a brand new format of speeches and more trending themes as it did in the early years.

Among the leading experts that will share their latest information, you have the opportunity to hear more about the global payment platforms and much more from Genia Gurevitz – Tal Ron, Drihem & Co. 

Lawyer Genia (Evgeni) Gurevitz – LLB, Graduated from Tel Aviv University (TAU), and has been living in Singapore, where he has been studying in Singapore Management University (SMU). Genia heads the Banking and Payments Services at Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., working closely with the firm’s clients on online and offline banking, electronic money institutions, acquiring banks and regulatory support for i-gaming and financial companies.

 Do not miss this unique opportunity to learn and networking with the leaders of the industry.

Order your Delegate Pass or VIP Package (Delegate Pass +Accommodation) now!

Here is a testimonial that has been left by Dr. Raffaela Zillner, LL.M, one of the attending delegates of the 2019 edition of Prague Gaming Summit:

A conference of great quality. Not only excellent content is presented by top experts, but also the industry is moving closer together through many networking opportunities.

Dr. Raffaela Zillner, LL.M

Secretary General, Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling


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