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unikrn™ Brings Video Games and Esports Betting Back

World’s Most Expansive Esports Betting Platform Launches in Brazil and Canada with plans for further expansion

MIAMI, December 01, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gamers are always looking for more, and unikrn™ is betting on it. Beginning today, the esports betting platform is back and built for a new generation of players.

Initially introduced eight years ago, unikrn is the most expansive video games and esports betting platform on the market – offering a safe, secure and accessible way for players of legal betting age to supercharge their esports fandom. The platform, which also offers betting options across traditional sport and casino games, is now available in Brazil and Canadian provinces and territories other than Ontario. The platform will continue plans to enter new, regulated markets around the globe in 2023 and into the future.

The platform, now with a completely new look-and-feel, offers an easy-to-use interface that makes it smoother and simpler for players looking to bet on their own, bet with friends or even bet on themselves. With an around-the-clock video game stream of exciting action featuring the world’s most popular video game titles, unikrn gives players more ways to bet while watching and playing their favorite games.

"Over the past year, the passionate team at Entain has worked closely with us to create a safe, accessible, secure and compliant product that players can trust – even if they’ve never placed a bet before," said Justin Dellario, CEO of unikrn and Managing Director of Esports at Entain. "The launch of unikrn in both Brazil and Canada is the first step as we introduce a video games and esports betting platform that truly puts a new generation of players and their passions first."

unikrn is continually innovating and will evolve its product suite as the brand’s footprint expands. The initial product offerings will include:

  • UMode: unikrn’s UMode empowers players to bet on their own skills in the games they love to play, so they can put their abilities to the test and compete for more than just bragging rights. UMode gives players a convenient way to raise the stakes of their ranked matches and rewards players by granting them greater rewards for greater play in the world’s most popular games.

  • unikrn Virtual: unikrn Virtual gives players a non-stop stream of esports action to bet on, with new events and markets available around the clock. unikrn’s exclusive Virtual esports collection features hundreds of hours of world-class players facing off in your favorite sports games, fighting games and more – including Counter Strike: Global Offensive, NBA2K, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter V, among others.

  • unikrn Esportsbook: The unikrn Esportsbook brings premier esports tournaments and the biggest sporting events into one convenient place, giving players more titles, more markets and more ways to level up the fun every day. Whether you enjoy MOBA games, battle royales or classic FPS titles, unikrn features dozens of esports titles in all your favorite genres.

  • unikrn Moneymatch: That friend who always boasts about being the better player is about to be called to the mat. unikrn Moneymatch gives players the opportunity to face off in public or private lobbies across a variety of different titles, with bragging rights and real money on the line. This community match-making tool is the perfect way to settle which of your friends has what it takes to emerge victorious.

  • unikrn Sportsbook: Players can bet on the biggest sporting events from around the world. Combined with unikrn’s Esportsbook, three million unique markets are offered every month, allowing users to customize their betting experience and combine their sports and esports passions in one convenient place.

  • unikrn Casino: unikrn Casino features over hundreds of premium casino titles that give players opportunities to win every day. From classic card games to the latest premium slots titles, unikrn Casino has everything gamers are looking for and more.

  • unikrn Rewards: unikrn’s rewards system allows players to earn bonuses just by playing their favorite titles. After linking their game account to their unikrn account, players will earn rewards after each match they play that can be used across the platform’s product suite, with additional rewards opportunities for each win. Players can also earn daily rewards whenever they place bets on the platform.

For more information on unikrn, visit the official website at www.unikrn.com or follow the company on Twitter in Brazil at @unikrnbr and Canada at @unikrnca.

About unikrn

Founded in 2014 and reintroduced by Entain in 2022, unikrn is the most expansive video games and esports platform on the market. Powered by Entain’s award-winning technology, unikrn offers more ways to bet, and better ways to win, all on a safe and secure platform filled with players favorite games to play and watch. The unikrn platform is easy-to-use and offers a non-stop stream of esports action that allows players to bet on their own, bet with friends, or even bet on their own skill, because game time is all the time.

About Entain

Entain plc (LSE: ENT) is a FTSE100 company and a leading global sports-betting, gaming and interactive entertainment group, operating both online and in the retail sector. The Group owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports Brands include bwin, Bet.pt, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, Neds and Sportingbet; Gaming Brands include, Foxy Bingo, Gala, GiocoDigitale, Ninja Casino, Optibet, Partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group operates a proprietary platform across core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to a number of third-party customers on a B2B basis.

The Group has a 50/50 joint venture, BetMGM, a leader in sports betting and iGaming in the US. Entain provides the technology and capabilities which power BetMGM as well as exclusive games and products, specially developed at its in-house gaming studios. The Group is a tax resident in the UK and provides betting and gaming services into more than 40 regulated or regulating territories. Entain is a leader in ESG, a member of FTSE4Good, the DJSI and is AA rated by MSCI. The Group has set a science-based target, committing to be carbon net zero by 2035 and through the Entain Foundation supports a variety of initiatives, focusing on safer gambling, grassroots sport, diversity in technology and community projects.

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Contacts

Dustin Winn
Rogers & Cowan PMK
unikrn@rogersandcowanpmk.com