Betway announced as partner for Season 6 of ESL Pro League

Undeterred by the Ninjas in Pyjamas sponsorship news last week, Betway and ESL have announced a partnership that will see the bookmaker become a sponsor for Season 6 of the ESL...

Each NFL team commits to compete in debut Madden NFL Club Championship

The NFL has announced that all of its 32 teams will take part in the inaugural Madden NFL Club Championship, according to an ESPN report. In partnership with Electronic Arts, the event will...

ESL appoint former 1.6 pro Jonas “bsl” Alsaker Vikan as Global Tournament Director

ESL has announced the appointment of former professional Counter-Strike 1.6 player Jonas "bsl" Alsaker Vikan as Global Tournament Director. The role is all encompassing and will see Jonas oversee all high profile...
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This week in esports: Edgar Davids, Tespa, Nielsen and T-Mobile

A dull week in esports? Not a chance. Another frenetic week of news has seen a somewhat bizarre story emerge as Edgar Davids has won a lawsuit against Riot Games over...
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Wargaming to stream 1,000 hours on Facebook Live

Wargaming has made a monumental 1,000-hour Facebook Live streaming commitment, it was announced today. Just days before Gamescom gets underway, Wargaming Group Ltd., developer of massive MMO World of Tanks, and Facebook declare a...

Team Liquid reveals new plans for custom-built training facility in Los Angeles

Team Liquid, the U.S. based esports organisation has revealed plans for a brand new custom-built training facility in West Los Angeles.  The new space will be 9,000 square foot in size, which...
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Newzoo report examines PUBG’s meteoric rise

Research firm Newzoo has released a new report looking into the meteoric rise of PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS ("PUBG"). The shooter has sold millions of copies, and has become the second most viewed game...

NCSOFT’s Blade and Soul Regional Championship to take place at Gamescom

NCSOFT, the developer behind Blade and Soul esports has announced that the European Regional Championship will take place on August 24th at the ESL Arena, Gamescom.  The top eight teams in Europe will compete throughout...

Adam Savinson – Win Technologies Betway Group – Betting on esports

Adam Savinson is the Head of Esports at Win Technologies Betway Group. As one of the leading lights in bookmakers offering esports markets, we’re delighted he’s joining our ‘Brand Ambassadors -...
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NYSE listed Nielsen launch esports vertical to provide sponsorship valuation

Nielsen Holdings PLC, a global performance management company listed on the New York Stock Exchange has announced the launch of Nielsen Esports. The new business vertical is set to leverage the...

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Learn the challenges of betting and esports in London on August...

The next Esports Insider Forum Series event, on Thursday August 31st (6-10pm), will tackle the issue of betting and esports head on with a...