Unikrn a gaming, eSports and entertainment company, today announced it has entered into a global partnership with Tabcorp a world leading wagering business, to launch a new eSports platform – the world’s premier online arena where people can gather, game and safely bet on organized, sanctioned multiplayer video game competitions from around the world. At launch, Unikrn will provide access to live viewing, live discussions and competitive odds to gaming fans globally, including in the US. In addition, in legal sports betting jurisdictions, Unikrn users will be able to bet on the outcome of matches and tournaments, with further bet types to follow.
Built on a massive community set to reach more than 10 million gamers in over 100 countries worldwide in 2015, Unikrn has taken steps to ensure its customers experience a safe and legal wagering environment through its partnership with Tabcorp’s Luxbet platform. As the global gambling industry leader in the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index, with a 100 percent rating in the ‘Promoting Responsible Gaming’ category, Tabcorp will control the geographic areas where wagering is offered and will also handle all account identification processes.
Rahul Sood, CEO and co-founder of Unikrn
“eSports is one of the largest sports globally, attracting viewer numbers that are on par with traditional sports such as American football and basketball,”