Pinnacle Sports

    Pinnacle is an online gaming business established in 1998. It is one of the world’s largest online sportsbooks.

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    Betting on Sports will gather five leading CEO’s from the sports betting space, speaking on operating within a fast-changing global industry. Markus Peuler, CEO at Mybet, will be joined on the first day CEO panel at #boscon2017 by Pinnacle’s Paris Smith, BetBright’s Marcus Brennan, Favbet’s Nikos Chalikias and Parimatch’s Sergey Portnov. This high-level discussion represents […]

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      Punters will, for the first time, be able to bet on Crossfit, with Pinnacle games announcing it will be taking wagers on CrossFit Open 2017 this year. Crossfit is a high intensity fitness activity that combines aerobic sports training and muscle conditioning exercises. The competition aims to find the ‘the fittest man and woman […]

    Sports bookmaker suspends betting over match-fixing concerns

    International bookmaker Pinnacle Sports suspended betting on Sunday, after unusual betting patterns on an Australian Open mixed doubles match was detected, The New York Times reports. A large amount of money was gambled on a match between Lara Arruabarrena and David Marrero against Andrea Hlavackova and Lukasz Kubot. Where the majority of bets were placed […]

    eSports match-fixing scandals show need for regulation

    Recent match-fixing scandals that have rocked the world of eSports have highlighted the need for regulation if the industry is to continue to thrive, according to market participants. 

    China, S. Korea top eSports tables as gambling hits mainstream

    eSports, once the preserve of eager young video gamers, is crossing into the mainstream to become one of the fastest-growing sectors of the online gambling market.Boutique research house, Eilers Research, recently estimated the size of the global eSports gambling market at more than a quarter of a billion dollars this year. It expects that figure to balloon to more than $23 billion by 2020. And much of that growth is likely to be in Asia, which already leads the market in terms of players. 
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