Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. has opened its new global headquarters in Malta, and hired two new key executives.
Adrien J. Lefèvre is the company’s new Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, while Jenny Pace will serve as the company’s Head of Payments.
According to a statement from the company, Malta was chosen due to its strategic location within the European Union, as well as access to a highly educated and multi-lingual workforce, especially in the fields of online gambling.
Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group, stated, "The opening of our Malta office and the addition of our newest executives is a new milestone for Esports Entertainment Group. Malta is a full EU member nation that provides greater resources and the infrastructure necessary to continue our growth. The addition of Jenny and Adrien significantly strengthens our regulatory and operational expertise."
Additional personnel are expected to be added through 2019 as Esports Entertainment ramps up development of its esports betting operations through vie.gg, which it states is “the world's first and most transparent esports betting exchange.”
vie.gg offers bet exchange-style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated and secured platform to the global esports audience, excluding jurisdictions that prohibit online gambling.
vie.gg features wagering on the following esports games:
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO)
- League of Legends
- Dota 2
- Call of Duty
- StarCraft II