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Latest eSports Betting Currency: eGold

eSports betting platform provider UltraPlay is planning to launch a new cryptocurrency called eGold on the Ethereum blockchain. To this end, UltraPlay has announced an initial coin offering (ICO). Sales will go live beginning 18 December 2017 and will run until 28 February 2018 or until a hard cap of 25,000 ETH is reached, whichever comes first. Continue reading

Belgium: Court Rules Sports and Casino Games Cannot be Offered on Same Website

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A Belgian court ruling has just erected the latest barrier for betting sites attempting to operate in an already-restrictive market. Last week, the Belgian Constitutional Court ruled that licensing practices which allow operators to offer sports betting and casino games on a single website contradict the Belgian Constitution. Continue reading

Liverpool Man Wins Nearly £38,000 Off a £1 4-Fold Accumulator

A punter named only as “Joe from Liverpool” made a killing off Sky Bet last night with a unique accumulator that paid nearly £38,000 off a single £1 bet. What’s particularly noteworthy is this was just a 4-fold accumulator. If you know accumulators, that’s quite an accomplishment considering the punter only had to get 4 picks correct to score such a massive return on investment. Continue reading