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Adam Whyte – Red Monkey Collective – Censorship: a lawyer’s perspective

Toxicity, bad language, homophobia, racism and a plethora of other issues remain prevalent in the world of gaming and esports. Just this week, renowned streamer PewDiePie used the "n-word" whilst being...
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This week in esports: Maestro, ELEAGUE, DreamHack, Gillette

It's been another busy week in and around esports. The most notable news comes around Maestro, with $3,000,000 (£2.2m) in funding raised, ELEAGUE and its new viewer experience enhancing technology, Gillette...
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Dahlia Penna – Red Monkey Collective – Is censorship the only way to stop...

Toxicity in online multiplayer video games remains a big problem. There's no shortage of stories about streamers being harassed, and there's very few folk who have partaken in online gaming that...
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Pros and cons? Thoughts on the Overwatch League ‘new teams’ decision

This is a guest post by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq of New York based law firm The Jacobson Firm.  This weekend past Activision Blizzard announced that the new teams in its Overwatch...
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This week in esports: ESL, Mercedes, Betway, Sliver and G2

It's been another busy week in esports, with G2 attracting investment from the likes of FC Barcelona midfielder André Gomes grabbing many a headline. Elsewhere: Mercedes Benz and ESL have partnered...
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This week in esports: Edgar Davids, Tespa, Nielsen and T-Mobile

A dull week in esports? Not a chance. Another frenetic week of news has seen a somewhat bizarre story emerge as Edgar Davids has won a lawsuit against Riot Games over...

The PUBG potential – will it make it as an esport?

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (“PUBG”) has had unprecedented success since its early-access release. The game has now sold over 6,000,000 copies and is immensely popular on Twitch amongst streamers and viewers alike. Spend...

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...
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This week in esports: Gfinity, BBC, ESIC and the Overwatch League

There's been a substantial amount of big news this week across the esports industry. Gfinity has continued to make waves this week with two big announcements. First, the acquisition of CEVO...

Ready, Steady, Cook – The International 7 tipster series – Outright markets

Welcome to Ready, Steady, Cook - a guest tipster piece that will be brought to you throughout The International 7. The International 7 is now the largest esports event in history...

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Betway announced as Title Sponsor of the ESG Tour in Mykonos

PvPRO.com has announced Betway will be the Head Sponsor of the ESG Tour in Mykonos this year.  The tour, which kicks off on September 7th, will...