Ronnie Screwvala will invest $15 million in Indian esports

It has been announced that an Indian businessman and philanthropist, Ronnie Screwvala, has pledged to commit $15m (£12m) in order to launch a major Indian esports league.  USports, one of Screwvala's companies,...

MVP reshuffle Dota 2 teams following departure of players

MVP have disbanded their longstanding Dota 2 team MVP Phoenix following the departure of key players. They have also announced that MVP Aegis will merge into MVP HOT6ix, whilst MVP Revolution will keep its name.  The move comes after...

Evil Geniuses drop Starcraft II and shake-up their FGC roster

North American organisation Evil Geniuses started 2017 emphatically, with a video released on Twitter by Dota 2 captain turned CEO Peter "PPD" Dager announcing a few of their plans for the upcoming year mainly...
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ESforce Holding and Borewik announce a money refund program for CSGOLounge & DOTA2Lounge users

Tis the season to return your unwanted Christmas gifts and claim your refunds, and in the spirit of the holidays ESforce Holding and Robert Borewik have announced a refund program for CSGOLounge and...

Valve releases Dota 2 patch 7.00

Game developer Valve has released patch 7.00 for huge esports title Dota 2 which many are effectively labelling a sequel for the game.   https://twitter.com/wykrhm/status/808469932732092416 It's the first patch in the somewhat brief history...

Betting preview: the Boston Major Day Two

We've chosen a double on Betway for day two of the Boston Major that seems to represent pretty good value. The second day of competition sees the remainder of the Round of 16 games...

Boston Major Day One – Recap

The main event of Valve's $3 million (~£2.37 million) Dota 2 Boston Major got underway at the Wang Theatre, Boston on Wednesday. The format is following a previously unused single elimination format, meaning there's no...

This week in Esports: First legal wagers taken in Nevada, Twitch partner with TSM...

The biggest news this week comes from Las Vegas, Nevada, where William Hill became the first sportsbook to take legal wager on esports. Other highlights include Twitch partnering with TSM and C9 and the inaugural eSports industry awards night.  William...

Gfinity to host Varsity Games for UK Dota 2

This Saturday November 26, Gfinity's dedicated esports arena will play host to the Varsity Games 2016 where four top universities will compete in popular game title Dota 2. The event will feature some of the best...

William Hill the first bookmaker to legally accept esports wager in Las Vegas

This weekend William Hill's sportsbook at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas became the first venue to legally accept wagers on esports.  It was revealed late last week by the US bookmaker that it would...

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The SBC Awards Esports Operator of the Year Shortlist announced

Nestled amongst the 14 igaming SBC Awards is the Esports Operator of the Year, and five companies were revealed to have made the shortlist...

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