eSports and other drugs

September 20, 2012 4:03 pm8 comments
eSports and other drugs

Two weeks have passed since Valve’s Dota2 million dollar tournament, The International, concluded and people are still in awe. The final match between iG and Na’Vi resulted in the victory of the Chinese squad due to the excellent TA plays by Ferrari_430 and the risky strategies adopted by Puppey, the […]

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Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

July 26, 2012 1:00 pm0 comments
Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

Industry experts have expressed their concerns that match fixing and sports fraud will pose a serious threat to the London Olympics, which are due to start in a few days, since offshore operators cannot be obliged to share information with sporting bodies, the UK Gambling Commission (GC) or the London Organising […]

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Mobile Gaming: Playing Means Paying

July 9, 2012 5:57 pm0 comments
Mobile Gaming: Playing Means Paying

More and more Europeans turn to their mobile phone to play a game or, if their national laws allow them to, place a bet. Since last September, even guests of certain Nevada hotels can place bets on their mobile devices –which is surprising to say the least, as online gambling […]

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Tetris: the Game of Life?

July 8, 2012 3:06 pm0 comments
Tetris: the Game of Life?

One evening a friend and I were having after work drinks at a bar and when my friend excused herself to go to the ladies’ room, I tried to occupy myself, doing my best not to look a little lonely. This unease at perceived solitary public drinking probably originates from […]

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HD Collections: Innovation or Idleness?

July 7, 2012 5:03 pm1 comment
HD Collections: Innovation or Idleness?

Since 2011, gaming developers have been releasing HD Collections of classic games that are not only very old but those that can almost be considered rarities.  One of the earliest examples of HD re-masters took the ‘Devil May Cry’ series, from way back in 2001, and re-released it in Japan […]

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Interview – Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the EGBA.

1:20 pm0 comments
Interview – Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the EGBA.

The European gambling and gaming market are experiencing dynamic times. In many of the major markets, gambling and gaming laws have been or are being amended and a number of recent developments have taken place throughout Europe. Michiel Willems spoke to Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the European Gaming and Betting Association, […]

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Do We Really Need The Playstation Vita?

March 11, 2012 5:46 pm0 comments
Do We Really Need The Playstation Vita?

Ten Years ago everybody knew what a Gameboy was. Nintendo simply dominated the handheld gaming market. A decade later, and it is a completely different game. In the intervening years Nintendo has released the Nintendo DS, a portable gaming device that provided a completely unique gaming experience that could not be achieved […]

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