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Esports Insider Gambling Report – The Summit 7

The Dota 2 scene is now in the home stretch towards The International 7 - Valve's flagship tournament that's looking likely to boast well over $20 million in prize money. Two...

Dota 2 prize money awarded eclipses $100,000,000 mark

After the conclusion of EPICENTER: Moscow this weekend, the $500,000 (~£393,850) prize money awarded has edged Valve title Dota 2 over the $100,000,000 (~£78.7 million) mark for total prize money awarded.  Dota...

EHOME partners with StarLucK

As Valve's flagship Dota 2 tournament fast approaches, Chinese organisation EHOME has revealed StarLucK as a new major sponsor.  The post on Facebook reveals that StarLucK will be joining EHOME's exciting new...
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The International 7 on track to break prize pool records

Dota 2 is a somewhat weird and wonderful world. Seattle based publisher Valve run three tournaments a year, and they're undoubtedly the most esteemed events in the somewhat organised chaos that...

Yaroslav Kuznetsov – On the Kiev Major and esports in Russia

Yaroslav Kuznetsov is a former Dota 2 pro player who now makes a living as a caster, event host and media commentator in the scene.  He does this as a member of the RuHub...
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Team Secret announce NVIDIA GeForce as graphics platform of choice

Team Secret yesterday took to Twitter to announce a partnership with NVIDIA GeForce.  https://twitter.com/teamsecret/status/856235857115832326 Although no further details have been revealed, it's safe to assume that the partnership will see NVIDIA graphics cards, specifically...

Endless deadlines and unpaid prize money…what’s happening to Game Show?

For more than a year, Game Show has not held major tournaments. In April, sources claimed that it was being closed due to numerous debts. Game Show denied it – they...

Spartak Moscow have entered CS:GO, Dota 2 and League

One of the largest football clubs in Russia, Spartak Moscow, have made their move in esports with rosters in CS:GO, Dota 2 and League of Legends. The club already has a FIFA...

ESI Esports Gambling Report: Volume 8

The Dota 2 Asia Championships 2017 group stages are done and dusted. Twelve of the finest Dota teams have competed in the last week to determine the first matches of the...

Dota 2’s The International 7 will remain in Seattle

Valve has recently announced that its flagship Dota 2 event will remain in Seattle amidst rumours that Donald Trump's administration could force it elsewhere. The tournament, which has traditionally been largely crowd-funded...

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Are esports organisers anti-gambling?

So with skins dying a death and regulation forcing its way through esports betting, we should surely expect more partnerships between bookmakers and teams and...