ESI Gambling Report: IEM Oakland PUBG, Bet365 lead the way

Excitement is building ahead of PLAYERUNKNOWN's Battlegrounds second big esports display at IEM Oakland this weekend. Twenty teams are set to battle it out for their share of a mammoth prize-pool...
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Bob Ruhland – Buffalo Wild Wings – A deal with Dignitas

Bob Ruhland is VP of Marketing for Buffalo Wild Wings. The restaurant chain, which started life in Ohio in 1982 and now boasts over 1,200 locations in the States and abroad,...
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Esports Insider Careers Series – An introduction

Before the first real iteration of Ollie's Esports Insider Careers Series is published later this week from a legal perspective, we thought it would be worth publishing a brief overview of...
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This week in esports: Dallas Fuel, compLexity, Blast Pro Series and Rocket League

A lot of the biggest news this week comes from Dallas, Texas. The two biggest stories are arguably the unveiling of the Dallas Fuel shirt sponsor ahead of the start of...

Introducing the ESI Careers Series – how to get into esports?

We're delighted to announce and introduce to you the Esports Insider Careers Series - a collection of pieces coming to you in the next few months profiling some of the finest...

Stephen Barton – Coco Fuzion 100 and Astralis – Maintaining focus

Coco Fuzion 100 recently signed a partnership to become the Hydration Partner of one of Europe’s top esports organisations; Astralis. This is yet another 'cool' partnership signed by the Danish team following...
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Erik Swanson – eFTW – Fantasy esports, comeback or game over?

Erik Swanson is the CEO of eFTW (Esports For The Win). The fantasy esports app is available on both iOS and Android and is an game in which users pick teams...
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The Olympic dilemma

With Olympic decision makers still mulling over the possibility of esports entering the world's leading international sporting competition, it's time to take a look at the pros and cons of the...
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This week in esports: OWL takes shape and Lyon partner with EDG

This week Esports Insider has become Overwatch League Insider as the league has, quite frankly, dominated the news. Blizzard and the franchises have gradually revealed the brands for each and every...
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Abandoning the Challenger Series could save grassroots European LoL

Grassroots League of Legends could potentially have received a massive boon yesterday with the latest news from Riot Games regarding the future of the European LCS. Yesterday's announcement outlined a number of key...

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ELEAGUE to host Street Fighter V Tournament

Turner Sports' esports property, ELEAGUE, is set to host a Street Fighter V tournament. After two successful seasons of CS:GO, including a Valve sponsored...