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Fantasy Football Club Crown League to Use Blockchain to Operate eSports Platform

Fantasy sports club the Crown League announced today the launch of the first blockchain-based professional fantasy football league that will run in tandem with the upcoming National Football League (NFL) season. Players will be able to own part of their fantasy franchises, as well as the league, through the blockchain, which will grant them rights to revenue sharing and governance. ...

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Gaming Marketplace for Unique In-Game Items Partners With Esports Team Tempo Storm

The marketplace GamerToken has announced its partnership with Tempo Storm, a large American esports team and media company. This partnership follows the joining of the founder of Tempo Storm, Andrey “reynad” Yanyuk, to their advisory board in June. As one of the major esports media companies in the world, Tempo Storm expanded from its initial Hearthstone team and now encompasses ...

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First Competitive Esports Launch on Ethereum With Backing from Coinbase

Gods Unchained, the first competitive e-sports project on Ethereum, has launched with backing from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase. In an interview with CCN, Gods Unchained co-founder and COO Robbie Ferguson, spoke about the game, the decision to launch the game on the Ethereum main chain, and the process of launching an application with backing from ...

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Binance Invests in chiliZ, a Maltese eSports Platform

Binance has invested in Maltese eSports tokenization platform chiliZ, the startup announced on June 5. The platform allows sporting entities to tokenize and grant voting rights to their fans, essentially letting the fans actively participate in the decision-making processes of their favorite teams. Citing a common belief that the video gaming industry is one of the prime areas for blockchain ...

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World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Binance Invests in Blockchain-Based Esports Platform

The world’s largest crypto exchange Binance has made an undisclosed investment into blockchain-based esports voting platform chiliZ, according to a press release published today, June 5. According to the announcement, the Malta-based platform in which Binance is investing is part of Mediarex Group, a global sports and entertainment company. Binance and chiliZ will reportedly “join forces” to provide the sports ...

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Bettium Partners with Polish e-Sports Foundation to Expand Presence in Central and Eastern Europe – The Merkle

The foundation’s founder, Tomasz Chojecki, will join Bettium’s advisory board and will provide his key insights, knowledge, and expertise in the e-sports and gaming market TALLIN, ESTONIA – May 29, 2018 – Bettium, the peer-to-peer blockchain-based betting firm, today announced a partnership with the Polish e-Sports Foundation, representing one of the fastest-growing e-sports hubs in the world — which provides ...

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eSports Platform To Launch Peer-To-Peer Betting As It Consults Malta’s Government

An eSports platform which allows users to challenge each other instead of betting against a bookmaker is preparing to integrate blockchain technology into its newly relaunched website. This comes as it consults with Maltese officials on how its gaming licence could be extended to incorporate cryptocurrency. HERO is a Vienna-based company that has the goal of bringing back the social ...

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Play2Live Launches Venture Fund to Invest in Gaming and Esports Industries

First agreements will be announced in May 2018 Play2Live (P2L), the world’s first decentralized streaming platform for gamers and esports fans based upon blockchain technology, launches venture fund with a focus on seed investments in gaming and esports projects. The initial value of the fund is $2M. In future, the fund will expand its value attracting new partners. Alexey Burdyko, ...

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