Pin Projekt partners with Parimatch to deliver lottery games to CIS region

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Pin Projekt has confirmed a deal with Ukraine-based online operator Parimatch to provide products based on its lottery gaming system.

Under the provisions of the agreement, Lotto Instant Win (LiW) games will be available to parimatch players under a dedicated module via the Live Games tab of the Parimatch online casino.

Pin Projekt noted that the deal stems from the diversification of live casino games and the increasing popularity of the genre, with Parimatch recognising that its games ‘fit perfectly’ into the category.

Nataliia Zaieva, Head of Casino at Parimatch Tech, said: “Pin Projekt recommended itself as a leading developer of innovative gaming products. We’re excited to see how LiW games bring new emotions to our customers through the Parimatch website and mobile apps. It is a pleasure to be partnered with a company with such a clear vision to service the gaming industry.”

LiW has a presence in the CIS region already, leading the firm to believe this deal with Aprimatch will be a success. ‘Confident that the games will perform very well’, the firm boasted that its games have the ‘highest draw frequency available’.

Ivan Grković, Pin Projekt CCO, added: “Our advanced proprietary technology allows us to offer our clients a unique product and dedicated service which brings a new and exciting way to play lotto games with real presenters.

“The operation is fully synced with what players want and with the style of the new generation of players who expect interactivity, transparency and above all, instant gratification guaranteed by our fast-performing drum technology.”’s-first-rosters

Haval and extend their partnership to all of the club’s first rosters

Reading Time: < 1 minute announces the extension of the partnership with the HAVAL automotive brand. From this year on, the partnership is covering all of the first rosters of the club. On top of that, HAVAL will continue on supporting the live coverage of the biggest esports events for Russian and CIS audience.

Jerome Saigot, executive director of Haval Motor Rus:

“We first set foot on the esports turf by supporting the main Dota 2 roster back in 2020. Our cooperation has been gradually extending ever since. We managed to reach significant results and showcased that HAVAL is an innovative brand that shares the values of the esports community. Now that our partnership has expanded on all of the club’s disciplines, we believe that in 2022 we will boost our game and reach even higher results together.”


Sergey Glamazda, CEO of

“Both and HAVAL are results-oriented enterprises that aren’t afraid of taking chances every now and then. That is why we are so delighted to see the growth in brand recognition for HAVAL among the esports fans. Some of our supporters are already proud owners of HAVAL cars, which leads me to believe that we are moving in the right direction.

It’s no coincidence that we are expanding our partnership now. We are already working on a lot of interesting new projects and HAVAL is the partner we want to go forward with.”


WePlay CIS Masters: BLAST Premier CIS Qualifier by WePlay Esports

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WePlay Esports will host a BLAST Premier Qualifier tournament in the CIS region — WePlay CIS Masters. It will take place online on March 25–27, 2022. The winner will go on to participate in BLAST Premier 2022: Spring Showdown.

WePlay CIS Masters is a part of the global Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) qualifier tournament series BLAST Premier, the 2022 Spring Season of which will last from January 27 till June 19, 2022.

The purpose of WePlay CIS Masters is to give teams from the CIS region — regardless of their size or popularity — the opportunity to compete for a place in BLAST Premier 2022: Spring Showdown. Eight teams will take part in the tournament: four invited by the host and four winners of the open qualifiers. To register for open qualifiers in the CIS region, visit the following links – Qualifier 1, Qualifier 2, Qualifier 3, Qualifier 4.

Participating teams:

  • Entropiq
  • K23
  • forZe

The tournament will be held online with a Russian-language broadcast by WePlay Esports.


Winline and Epic Esports Events announce Winline Dota 2 Champions League Season 8

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Epic Esports Events tournament operator and Winline betting company present Winline Dota 2 Champions League Season 8. The new league season will be held from February 21 to March 13, where teams will draw a $50.000 prize pool.

Winline Dota 2 Champions League Season 8 group stage participants:

  • Alliance

  • Hydra

  • B8 Esports

  • Team Empire

  • Gambit Esports

  • Entity Gaming

  • Nemiga Gaming

  • Mind Games

  • ASM Gambit

  • No Sorry

  • Lil Gun

  • HellRaisers

  • Open Qualifiers winner

  • Open Qualifiers winner

The open qualifier’s date and time will be announced later. The Winline D2CL Season 7 winner and the silver medalist will go to the playoff stage, and 2 more teams can also be invited.

The group stage matches are held according to the Round Robin system in the bo3 format. The group stage participants who scored the most points will advance to the playoff stage, where they will compete according to the Double Elimination system, in the bo3 format. The final match will be held in the bo5 format.

Prize pool distribution:

1st place – $20.000

2nd place – $10.000

3rd place — $7000

4th place — $3500

5-6 place — $2500 for each team

7-8 place – $1250 for each team

9th-12th place — $500 for each team

The Russian-language tournaments broadcast is conducted by the RuHub Studio. Broadcasts in English are held by Beyond The Summit studio.


Kaspersky and FACEIT join forces to empower gamers

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When purchasing Kaspersky Internet Security with Gaming Mode, gamers in Russia will automatically receive a three-month FACEIT Premium Subscription or a three-month NAVI community subscription on FACEIT and gamers in Germany will automatically receive 10,000 FACEIT Points or a two-month BIG community subscription on FACEIT

Gamers on the leading competitive platform for online multiplayer games, FACEIT, now benefit from a new partnership with global cyber security expert Kaspersky. By purchasing an annual subscription to Kaspersky Internet Security with Gamer Mode, FACEIT registered users in Russia will automatically receive a three-month FACEIT Premium Subscription or a three-month NAVI community subscription on FACEIT and in Germany will automatically receive 10,000 FACEIT points or a two-month subscription to the German BIG Community on the platform. This offer is available until March 14, 2022.

Gamers and their accounts are a high value target for cyber criminals. From January 2020 to July 2021, over 300,000 users encountered various gaming-related malware that targeted personal information, money, cryptocurrencies as well as account access data. To protect themselves, gamers need a dedicated security solution. However, many fear that this might affect their gaming experience. Kaspersky Internet Security incorporates Gamer Mode, which offers comprehensive protection with a high detection rate and which does not hamper the gaming experience. Specifically, it has low impact on Frames per Second (FPS) and optimises the device resources to maximise performance.

Kaspersky–FACEIT Bundles: Combining premium gaming experiences and protection for fearless gaming

The Kaspersky – FACEIT bundle combines security, performance and access to gaming experiences including:

For Russia:

three-month FACEIT Premium Subscription or
a three-month subscription to the NAVI community on FACEIT
For Germany:

10.000 FACEIT Points or
a two-month subscription to the BIG community on FACEIT
Furthermore, gamers can take part in the Kaspersky Fearless Gaming Community Nights. During this six-week-long ladder competition, gamers can win 50.000 FACEIT Points and annual Kaspersky subscriptions, while improving their ranking on the competitive gaming platform.

Interested FACEIT Organizers can also become part of Kaspersky’s Global Influencer Program. This offers players who recommend Kaspersky, a commission of up to 50 percent of the purchases generated, and exclusive 100-day trial licenses for their followers.

“We are very pleased to be able to continue driving the topic of security in gaming together with FACEIT”, said Ivan Imhoff, Vice President Digital Business at Kaspersky. “The protection of data, financial resources as well as accounts and the associated digital assets such as skins or equipment are very important to us. Through our offer and this partnership, we want to create an incentive for gamers to install protection solutions so that they can concentrate fully on their game while staying secure.”

“Kaspersky is one of the global leaders in cybersecurity and it has developed an excellent product specifically designed for gamers, which offers players peace of mind without compromising performance or gameplay. Creating fantastic gaming experiences is the bedrock of FACEIT and we’re looking forward to working on this project together”, said Michele Attisani, Co-founder & CBO at FACEIT. uses Abios data to augment their esports offering

Reading Time: 2 minutes is the leading sports platform in Russia and in other CIS-countries. To enable the growth of their esports platforms, they’ve implemented Abios esports data. It allows for several features including match-and tournament calendars and in-depth statistics that augments the esports offering.

Esports, or cyber sports as it’s also called, has reached wide popularity in the CIS-region. states that esports is among the most popular sports in Russia and Ukraine. The entire region is home to several prominent teams in both CS:GO and Dota 2 and has an established esports fan base. Furthermore, the region has a history in being incredibly fast in recognising esports as a sport. Esports got its official status as a sport in Russia as early as 2016, while several prominent esports countries such as Sweden are still lagging behind.

As the leading sports-publication in Russia, recognised the need for a community platform for esports fans. Their esports offering currently covers, an android app called Well Played and an app for Russian esports team Winstrike Team. The platforms allow for fans to take part in news, tournament-and match schedules as well as community features for esports.

Abios fuels’s offering with esports data, enabling match-and tournament calendars as well as live statistics-and streams. For dedicated fans, the granularity of the data provides an opportunity to deep dive into both live in-game and post game statistics. The statistics provide additional value for fans and make for a great complement to the news and articles.

“We have a lot of Dota 2 and CS:GO fans, and we need a stable data source, especially during main events like The International or PGL CS:GO Majors. Abios do it really great. … Our users want to get a lot of information about their favourite teams, players, they want to know tournament schedules. Also, some of our users are biggest fans, and they dive into game analytics deep during or after the match (and of course the more data the better).” – said, Aleksey Pontyakov, Senior Product Manager at

“ and their esports initiatives have come a long way and answers the need for esports coverage in CIS-countries, as many fans, teams and players are housed in the region. We’re well aligned with their mission to bring esports to a position where it’s on par with other sports and recognised as the ground-breaking phenomenon it is. Therefore, we are happy to support and fuel and their various platforms with data as well as supporting their quest in creating further value for esports fans.” – added, Jacob Howard, Key Account Manager, Abios.

SberMarket and METRO become food partners of

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Russian online grocery delivery service SberMarket and METRO have become food partners As part of the cooperation, SberMarket and METRO brands will be organically integrated into the social media channels of logo integration in the club’s social networks, colorful prerolls, native posts, raffles and so on. In addition to the implementation of the classic affiliate options, it’s planned to feature players in the affiliate’s promotional videos.

Sergey Glamazda, General manager of

“Just recently, to fill the fridge with groceries, you had to leave the house and spend a lot of time shopping. But the transition to remote operation has given a rapid increase in the digitization of retail and FMCG. Now, thanks to the work of SberMarket and METRO services, it is possible to order groceries that will be at your home that day or the next day in a matter of seconds. It’s especially convenient when you’re watching the match and you’re afraid of missing an important moment. We are sure that our cooperation will help METRO and the SberMarket service to get closer to the esports industry and gain new loyal customers among our audience.”

Margarita Makzhanova, Head of branding «METRO»:

“The esports audience is not only characterized by rapid growth, but also by the emotional involvement of fans. This is confirmed by a huge number of views of matches as well as by high activity in the club’s social media. That’s why we make our first step into the world of esports together with We are sure that we will have fruitful cooperation!”

Nikita Zorin, Head of Media Communications at SberMarket:

“In partnership with, the biggest esports club in Russia in terms of media activity, we want to introduce our service to a new audience – young people aged 18-24 (they already make up 15% of our customers) and men of 30+. We are developing a diverse service for everyone — we deliver groceries and goods from hypermarkets with a wide range and express delivery — 20 minutes from local stores.”


Liga Stavok becomes official sports betting partner of AS Monaco in Russia

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AS Monaco is pleased to announce a partnership with Liga Stavok, one of the leading sports betting companies in Russia, which becomes a regional partner of the club for the 2021-2022 season.
As part of this partnership, Liga Stavok will benefit from visibility in Russia via the virtual LED technology of the Stade Louis-II during AS Monaco’s Ligue 1 Uber Eats home matches, as well as a presence on the Club’s social networks.

A special relationship in Esports universe
This collaboration with the Monaco club, one of the most successful in the French championship, also enables Liga Stavok to strengthen its commitment initiated this summer with Gambit Esports, also a partner of AS Monaco Esports, and whose association has given rise to the AS Monaco Gambit team, which is present at the highest level on the Dota 2 and Fortnite titles.

Particularly followed thanks to its Russian international Aleksandr Golovin, AS Monaco thus consolidates its presence in Russia.

Oleg Petrov, Vice-president and CEO of AS Monaco: “We are very pleased to welcome Liga Stavok as a partner of AS Monaco. This collaboration with a major player in the Russian sports betting market will allow us to strengthen our attractiveness, develop our visibility and offer a special experience to Russian fans of AS Monaco and football.”

Yuri Krasovsky, President of Liga Stavok : “We are delighted to be associated with such an important entity as AS Monaco. The club has a rich history, an impressive list of sporting achievements and an incredible number of trophies to its credit. For Liga Stavok, this partnership is a logical next step in the implementation of our business strategy, which is to strengthen our presence in the international market. We are convinced that our collaboration with AS Monaco will be fruitful and productive!”

David Dashtoyan, Commercial Director, Gambit Esports : “We are very proud to have played a part in making the collaboration between AS Monaco and Liga Stavok possible. This partnership opens the doors to many new collaboration opportunities. AS Monaco and esport fans will be able to benefit from a lot of attractive content and interesting events.”

GG.BET becomes a partner of RuHub in the OGA Dota PIT Invitational framework

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The betting company GG. BET becomes a betting partner of the Russian-language OGA Dota PIT Invitational broadcast by the RuHub Studio. The tournament will be held from September 6 to 10 online with the prize pool of $275,000. In addition to integrating the GG.BET identity into studio media space, for each match, the viewer will receive information about the odds and a special bonus from the bookmaker, which will be available during the broadcast.

Dmitry Voshkarin, GG.BET СOO: “GG.BET is one of the first betting companies in Russia which focused on esports. Over the past few years, we have implemented dozens of memorable campaigns, partnered with the top events in the industry and established ourselves in the ratings among the best esports bookmakers. We continue to develop our company, develop the industry and are happy to announce cooperation with RuHub.

International Dota 2 tournaments are always a bright period in the life of an esports fan, and we will try to make this event more interesting for the Russian-speaking community. We wish the tournament teams success and fighting spirit, and exciting matches for the broadcast viewers!”

Nikolay Petrossian, Head of RuHub and “We welcome GG. BET as a sponsor of the OGA Dota PIT Invitational broadcast. We are always happy to help our partners maintain contact with the target audience and make the tournaments more interesting.”

Bybit becomes a partner of RuHub and

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Bybit becomes a partner of RuHub broadcast studio and the largest Russian-language media about esports (members of ESforce Holding). RuHub and will organize marketing campaigns for the cryptocurrency platform, integrate the company’s identity into the tournaments broadcast and launch a number of special projects.

Bybit, as an ESforce partner, will tell the esports audience about the technological, security, and a competitive component of crypto trading.

Anastasia Koltovich, Marketing Manager of Bybit in Russian-speaking markets:

“Led by the global office of Bybit, we have already managed to launch several interesting collaborations with the largest esports clubs, and a logical continuation of acquaintance with the Russian-speaking audience will be cooperation with the main industry media like and RuHub. We hope that our joint projects aimed at bringing the crypto trading and gaming technology industries closer together will appeal to esports fans.”

Nikolay Petrossian, ESforce Holding Media Director, Head of and RuHub:

“The esports territory continues to attract the attention of companies from various fields, which we are always very happy about. We are sure that the topic of the development of information technologies and crypto trading will be of interest to advanced esports fans and gamers. We thank our partner Bybit for their trust in promoting this interesting and innovative topic among the esports audience! We will soon delight our readers and viewers with joint projects.”

Earlier, Bybit global office signed a three-year sponsorship contract with the most titled esports club in Russia:, also part of ESforce Holding, becoming the official cryptocurrency platform and NFT partner of the club.