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Wagering on competitive video gaming has firmly established itself as a mainstream betting activity, but concerns over match integrity and how esports intersects with gambling-like elements of modern video games have created a landscape of regulatory uncertainty.

GamblingCompliance decodes the major issues surrounding this bleeding edge technology to provide actionable intelligence on the latest in esports gambling regulation.
 

The Danish Gambling Authority has released its review of 2016, a year in which the watchdog relocated its operational base away from Copenhagen, but also inked new agreements on match-fixing, and...
The chief executive of esports-only betting company Unikrn has said his company will continue to offer odds on Rocket League despite its publisher Psyonix voicing concerns about gambling taking...
Momentum for gaming reform in India is shifting from incremental change among states and piecemeal litigation to a national political and legislative campaign, according to the head of the nation's...
A betting scandal involving an analyst working for a team playing Dota 2 who backed them to win has once again thrown the spotlight on the developing nature of integrity issues within e-sports and...
Nevada lawmakers are set to consider a bill to allow for pari-mutuel wagering on e-sports and poker tournaments, in the latest in a series of legislative proposals drafted by students at the...
The video game industry may not intentionally aid websites offering illegal betting using virtual currencies, but developers and operators need to ensure they are not “passive to the exploitation”...
As the business of e-sports booms and events become bigger betting attractions, stakeholders are collaborating to set up mechanisms to prevent match-fixing, much as governing bodies in traditional...
French lottery and betting giant Française des Jeux (FDJ) has become Europe’s first major gambling operator to organise its own professional e-sports events in a bid to attract millennials.
Two businessmen who ran a video game gambling website described by a judge as “horrific” after it let children as young as 12 years old bet on Premier League matches have been ordered to pay more...
Unikrn’s investment in a new e-sports team has been given the all-clear by the UK Gambling Commission, but legal experts point out such deals raise more questions than is the case with traditional...
The first casino opens in Russia's Winter Olympic city of Sochi; it is revealed that the raid on the Fontana resort in the Philippines is part of a wider global Interpol fraud operation; and the U...
The German state government of Hesse has put the process of tolerating sports-betting operations on hold, following a recent judgment in legal proceedings brought by a disgruntled operator.
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval told GamblingCompliance he wants the Silver State to become a global hub for e-sports after his Gaming Policy Committee this week recommended that the state regulate...
A Nevada betting expert said last week that sportsbooks in the state are still getting to grips with fundamental questions about e-sports wagering, including how the integrity of the underlying...
If you are a U.S. casino weighing whether and how to integrate video gaming with your gambling and resort offerings, full-on commitment — not dabbling or toe-dipping — is required, according to...
As more states ponder legalizing e-sports betting, the federal ban on sports betting, also known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), could present state lawmakers...

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