ESI Gambling Report: a look at the odds ahead of The International 7

There's just a month now until what looks set to be the biggest esports event by prizepool in history. The International 7, to be played in Seattle at the Key Arena...
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Just signed a sponsorship agreement! Now what did you sign exactly?

This is the first in a series of guest posts by Nick Poggenklaas, who is a sports lawyer at Van Diepen Van Der Kroef Law Firm Did your esports team just sign...
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This week in Esports: Turtle Beach, AEG, NBC and Unikrn all have big news

It has truly been a mammoth week in esports news; with a huge amount of deals and partnerships being forged and impressive new entrants into the burgeoning industry. If you missed...
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Is mobile esports heading in the same direction as PC?

This is a guest post by Simon Sunden, Vice President & Head of Esports, Gumbler Talk to gamers about esports, and the conversation tends to focus on the top teams worldwide battling it...

Meltdown Bar’s Sophia Metz: Esports starts at home

Sophia Metz is the Founder and CEO of Meltdown Bars, a global chain of speciality esports bars.   The company now has 26 bars in seven countries worldwide. There are three run...
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One day at Digital Gaming Revolution – Esports in Antwerp

4Entertainment hosted an esports and big data in gaming business conference in Antwerp last week. As a media partner, we were there in attendance. Topics including esports’ grassroots, football club strategy,...

Why crowdfunding is the backbone of esports

The dream of every esports player is to be successful enough to financially support themselves, while the dream of their fans is, of course, to see them succeed at the highest...
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Esports contracts: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Aside from a fortunate few at the top in their chosen esports, the dream for a the vast majority of players, org owners, managers, and staff remains simple. They wish to make...
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Superdata CEO on the Facebook and ESL deal

Following the Facebook and ESL streaming agreement that hit the news last week, we spoke to Superdata CEO and Co-Founder Joost van Dreunen to gather his thoughts on the matter. Superdata...
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This week in Esports: ESL and Emirates partner, Liquid renew partnerships and Injustice 2...

In esports terms it has been a somewhat quiet week. We've not had any multi-million dollar investments from traditional sports but that's not to say there hasn't been some great activity...

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Events

The first Mad Skills Motocross World Championship

Taking place during the first weekend of January (4-5th) the 12 highest skilled mobile motocross gamers will compete head-to-head in Stockholm, Sweden for the...