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VfL Bochum 1848 become first Bundesliga 2 club to enter esports

VfL Bochum 1848, the German football team currently residing in the Bundesliga 2, has announced the signing of two FIFA players marking its move into esports. It becomes the first club from...

Two days of esports business in Los Angeles – An eSCon Report

While California is arguably becoming home of esports in North America, various brands and organisations gathered to the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles last week for eSCon USA. The two day event...

Reunited, and it feels so good – Betway and NiP are together again

After an exceptionally brief hiatus, Betway and Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) are partnered up once more. The bookmaker and the team terminated their arrangement following NiP's decision to enter League of Legends, and...
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This week in esports: JACK & JONES, Genvid and GAMURS

Another busy week in the burgeoning world of esports has come to a close. There's been endemic and non-endemic deals aplenty, with JACK & JONES and Astralis new partnership the pick...

Rob Ambrose – Trick Strat – 3,2,1, Draw

We sat down with Rob Ambrose, the Founder of Trick Strat, an esports drawing app for Android and iOS.  Esports Insider: Hi Rob, can you talk us through what Trick Strat is and...

Suited and booted – Astralis team up with JACK & JONES

A particularly fascinating partnership emerged in the world of esports yesterday with the announcement that JACK & JONES has teamed up with Astralis. The sponsorship will see JACK & JONES design a...
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ESL shed light on Mercedes-Benz deal – A road to the future

Bernhard Mogk is the SVP of Global Sales & Business Development at ESL. Following a landmark deal with Mercedes-Benz, we caught up with Bernhard to discuss the partnership, plans for its activation,...

Stakrn adds new Advisory Board Member

Stakrn, the French gaming and esports company, has today announced the arrival of John Armstrong to its Advisory Board, as it looks to pursue a period of international growth.  With 'a global focus...
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Adam Whyte – Red Monkey Collective – Censorship: a lawyer’s perspective

Toxicity, bad language, homophobia, racism and a plethora of other issues remain prevalent in the world of gaming and esports. Just this week, renowned streamer PewDiePie used the "n-word" whilst being...

Genvid raises further $2.5m and makes Genvid SDK available publicly

New York based games technology solutions provider Genvid Technologies has announced a new funding round, and that is has made the Genvid SDK publicly available for all major engines and platforms.  Genvid...

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Time to crown the Esports Betting Operator of the Year

On December 7th an expert panel will decide who is to be crowned Esports Betting Operator of the Year. It'll be one of the hotly...