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Esports Insider and ESL UK announce ESI Birmingham

In partnership with ESL UK, Intel, PwC, and NEC Group we are delighted to announce ESI Birmingham; a new esports business symposium. The event will take place on Thursday 24th May (9:00...

This week in Esports: Ronaldo and Ronnie Screwvala invest, G FUEL secure ELEAGUE Arena...

Compared to previous weeks, it's been a somewhat quiet week in the often frenetic esports industry. Considering Brazilian football legend Ronaldo has invested this week, it goes to show just how crazy an...

Ready, Steady, Cook – The International 7 tipster series – Day One match betting

We're back with the second in the "Ready, Steady, Cook series" where imperious Dota 2 analyst Allen Cook provides his tips and picks for The International 7.  We're just days away from...

Facebook Live to be exclusive broadcast partners of ESL One and ESL Pro League

WESA and ESL have reached an agreement with Facebook to give them exclusive broadcast rights for two of their biggest tournaments, starting with ESL One Genting from January 23-28. The arrangement concerns...

FACEIT partner with Epic Esports Events to launch Epic Pro League

Epic Esports Events, the company behind EPICENTER, has teamed up with FACEIT to launch the Epic Pro League. The competition will see players from Russia, the CIS and the Baltic states...

This week in esports: big news in FIFA, skin betting remains rife and esports...

Another frantic week of esports news is over and done with. This week saw intriguing moves in an esport that seems tiny compared to some of its counterparts. With six La Liga teams involved...

Orlando John expands its esports portfolio with Swedish superstar talent

Orlando John continued its esports surge yesterday as the agency signed a plethora of established talent to its books.  The Swedish talent and management agency has recently secured the names of some of the...

FACEIT’s FPL Circuit comes to Dota 2

FACEIT has announced the launch of the “FPL” Circuit for Dota 2. For those familiar with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the FPL Circuit aims to provide players with a solid competitive environment...
Thunder Awaken

gianDK banned from joinDOTA League for matchfixing

Jose GianMarco Durand Cornejo, known in the world of Dota 2 as gianDK, has been banned from all joinDOTA and Freaks 4U Gaming events for two years from March 23rd.  An investigation went...

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...

Events

ESL announces Critical Ops Championship Series with live finals

ESL has partnered with Critical Force from mobile first-person shooter Critical Ops to form a Critical Ops Championship Series. The bulk of the league will take...