The event will be held on Thursday 25 February at 7pm CET (6pm GMT.)
UK.- Astralis and Fnatic –major eSports teams– will compete in a legendary night hosted by Betway, the leader company of online sports betting sector in European markets. Fight Night will grant EUR€4,000 (US$4,412) to the winner and will be streamed by Aftonbladet Twitch channel.
“Since Betway launched its dedicated eSports portal, we’ve seen this area of the sportsbook grow exponentially and it regularly features in our daily top 10 sports for turnover. This is another way for us to join gaming fans in supporting the growth of eSports,“ explained marketing director, Anthony Werkman. An exclusive website for eSports content was released in August last year and turned the brand into the pioneer of the sector. Now, they are ready to sponsor the big Fight Night, where the loser team will win, at least, EUR€1000 (US$1103.) “Betway Fight Night pits the best teams of eSports against each other and the upcoming event is sure to capture the imagination of eSports fans,“ added Werkman.
Betway’s portfolio offers a variety of pre-game, in-play and long term markets from the UK, Malta, Italy, Denmark, Spain, Belgium, Germany and Ireland. As the gaming industry grows in Europe, specially the online gambling, Betway perceives an increment of its users every day. The eSports team tripled its number from the same month of 2015. The brand also made it through real sports as it now sponsors the tennis’ Davis and Fed cups, football’s English Premier League side West Ham United, Premier League Darts, UK Snooker Championship and Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham Festival.