Tag: eSports

Esports tipped for FEC future

Esports, FEC, Bacta AGM Tech Panel, sega
The Bacta AGM Tech Panel concluded that esports could be the next big thing’ on the horizon for FECs, with all five panelists in agreement about its potential. “Last year 35 million people watched a tournament of people gaming on a console,” explained Trevor Sutton, leisure equipment controller at Namco. “Who’s to say there is not a link there, somewhere,...

Media Watch: Youtuber fined for eSports promotion

Coinslot Media watch eSports
Mediawatch uncovers "one of the most serious cases” ever prosecuted by Gambling Commission. Making headlines in the online betting and eSports world is the first conviction of a Youtube personality for gambling offences. The BBC reports on two men who ran a betting website connected to the Fifa video game have been fined after pleading guilty to offences under the...