Curaçao-based sports activities betting supplier Pinnacle has entered a partnership with esports knowledge supplier GameScorekeeper.

As per Pinnacle’s announcement, the deal has “significantly accelerated its position as the leading esports bookmaker”.

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Marco Blume, Buying and selling Director at Pinnacle mentioned the transfer: Since we took our first esports wager in 2010, the esports betting trade has undergone a dramatic transformation. Esports has discovered its method into the highest 5 hottest sports activities at Pinnacle however we don’t intend to cease there.

“Data has been key to maintaining our low margin, high limit approach, as well as developing our offering to help improve our customers’ experience. This deal with GameScorekeeper will enhance our product even further and solidify our position as the leader in esports betting.”

Pinnacle has built-in the dwell rating API developed by GameScorekeeper, reportedly monitoring “85% of all pro-sanctioned tournaments”.

Felix Klastrup, Founder & CEO of GameScorekeeper added: “Having access to a large amount of quality data is a major business advantage in the esports market because it leads to higher customer satisfaction and lower costs. And the fact that Pinnacle, a pioneer in esports, is now investing in quality data will help to make esports an even more credible business.”

In Might 2017, GameScorekeeper acquired a money injection of $450,000 (£347,964.75) to boost its knowledge monitoring software program. It at the moment offers knowledge on League of Legends, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: World Offensive.

Esports Insider says: Bookmakers are seemingly scrambling to crack the code to efficiently present odds on the plethora of markets obtainable in esports and partnerships comparable to it will undoubtedly assist. We look ahead to seeing how Pinnacle develops its esports providing within the coming months.

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