Put down the pitchforks: Allen Cook is not the problem

Gambling and the burgeoning world of esports has a rocky past, a turbulent present, yet hopefully, a prosperous future. A nonchalant brag about a couple of ante-post bets from Allen Cook, an...

ZOTAC announce $100,000 Dota 2 tournament to take place in Taiwan

ZOTAC, has announced the first ever ZOTAC CUP MASTERS in partnership with Battlefy.  The tournament will boast a $100,000 (£82,000) prize-pool and the eventual finals are set to take place from May 30th to June...

Team Secret reshuffles management as payment feud resurfaces

Team Secret announced yesterday that Kemal Sadikoglu would no longer be a director with the company whilst John Yao would be Secret's newly appointed CEO.  Co-founders Clement "Puppey" Ivanov and Matthew "Cyborgmatt" Bailey announced the...

Northern Arena accused of not paying players

In the latest esports accusation, the Canadian tournament organiser Northern Arena is being accused of owing several Dota 2 teams their beloved prize money. Northern Arena is one of the biggest tournament organisers...

Russian club Anji FC jump into esports

The streak of European football clubs jumping into esports seems to be showing no signs of slowing down with Russian outfit FC Anji announcing the creation of their own DOTA 2 division complete...

Loot.bet partners with Digital Chaos

Dota 2 team Digital Chaos has announced a partnership agreement with esports betting operator Loot.bet. Loot.bet provides a betting service for a number of esports titles, Dota 2 included. Users are...

Betway Arena launches with Dota 2 King of the Hill

Betway has announced the launch of Betway Arena, a multi-event series of esports competitions that begins with King of the Hill, a five-event series of Dota 2 matches in a weekly...

ICE meets Esports – The live betting battle

One would be forgiven for mistaking the pizzazz of ICE 2017 for the bright lights of Vegas. The sheer scale of the world's largest gambling exhibition is truly a sight to...

Valve hints that TI could leave the US thanks to Trump

In a rare moment of extended commentary from Valve the company's representative Erik Johnson stated at a roundtable debate that the developer would consider relocating The International to outside the United States.  As reported by...

Hamburg is the new Dota 2 host city for ESL One 2017

A new German host city has been announced for Europe's largest Dota 2 tournament, with ESL One 2017 heading to Hamburg in October.  This will be the eighth installment of the tournament and...

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Phil Kornychev – PVP.ME – Pitch ICE Perfect

Phil Kornychev is the Co-Founder at PVP.ME, one of four esports companies in the GamCrowd Pitch ICE startup competition. PVP.me is a player to player...