By Anthony Birritteri, Editor-in-Chief On Jan 24, 2022
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (EEG), with New Jersey offices in Hoboken, becomes the first esports betting operator in the state with today’s transactional waiver approval from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).
Entering into a five-day, “soft play” period, which begins tomorrow, users will be able to go EEG’s VIE.gg online platform and place bets on esports teams playing some of the most popular games in the esports universe, such as: DOTA 2, Call of Duty, League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. More titles such as Kings League II, the Overwatch League, and FIFA events will be added over time.
Grant Johnson, CEO of EEG, commented, “As far as we know, we are the first esports focused gambling site to go…