Sporting Lisbon and Wolfsburg make esports history

This Saturday will see a historic moment in esports with the FIFA representatives of two established football clubs facing each other for the first time ever.  Wolfsburg has long been a presence...

Phil Kornychev – Forget the TV show, this is the real Skins drama

The gambling boom of Counter Strike: Global Offensive started just over three years ago, with the launch of CSGO Lounge – a website where players could bet their ingame skins on...

Paypal cracks down on esports payments

Online payment processor Paypal is concerned with the legality and regulations around payments linked to esports tournament sites. It was online publication Dextero that first reported the story. It has been stated that the...

Wings wins TI6 & biggest cash prize in esports

The winners of TI6 Wings Gaming has earned itself the biggest prize in esports history to the tune of $9.1m (£7m) after beating North American side Digital Chaos in the final. The...

CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge shutter down skins betting

Lounge, the company behind the largest skins betting site CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge, formally announced this week that it would be scrapping skins betting. Each site made the announcement via...

The WESA appoints former HBO man Hershman

It has been revealed today that the Board of Directors at the World Esports Association (WESA) has unanimously agreed that Ken Hershman will be its Executive Chairman and Commissioner with immediate effect. Hershman, a...

Esports start ups can win $50,000 in Vegas launchpad

Forming part of Naruscope's Casinos and Esports Conference is an inviting $50,000 launchpad competition for esports start up companies. The Esports & Casino Resorts Esports Startup Launchpad is being delivered in partnership with...

ESIC finds no case in allegations against Rainbow Six Pro League

ESIC, or Esports Integrity Coalition, has released a full statement on the case regarding allegations against the ESL Rainbow Six Pro League.  There were two separate allegations, one of match fixing and another...

Steve Aoki becomes the latest esports entrant and owner

Steve Aoki, DJ and Music Producer, has become the latest well known figure to purchase an esports team after he became an owner of team Rogue.  Aoki made the announcement at Twitch's #TwitchCon...

Future Games Summit announces esports line up

The Future Games summit has announced its esports track and there are numerous well regarded industry figures amongst the speakers.  Ukie CEO Jo Twist, Fnatic's Head of Business Development Darren Newnham, ESL...

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ELEAGUE Dota 2 series to conclude with behind-the-scenes view of TI7...

ELEAGUE will conclude its four-part Dota 2 series with a behind-the-scenes view of The International 7 with NBA professional Jeremy Lin. The fourth and final...