Loto-Québec opens the door to esports betting

Québec's gaming agency Loto-Québec is now allowing esports betting in the region. Louis Beaudet, Director of Esports and Entertainment Betting at Loto-Québec said: "With the increasing popularity of esports, there is more and...

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...

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...

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...

Gfinity announce OMEN by HP as Elite Series partner

Gfinity have today announced OMEN by HP as the first official partner of the inaugural Gfinity Elite Series. OMEN will be the "Official Hardware Partner" and thus will be integrated throughout both the Challenger Series...
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This week in Esports: Vainglory heads to the O2, Blizzard open stadium in Taipei...

There's been several big announcements this week across an array of esports in another busy week for the business world. Vainglory has announced it's coming to London - and not just anywhere...

Allied Esports & Esports Arena are developing an esports arena at the Luxor in...

Allied Esports and Esports Arena have announced plans for a new dedicated esports venue to be developed at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The new Esports Arena Las...

SK Gaming partner with Lagardère Sports

The latest team to partner with Lagardère Sports are the winners of the cs_summit SK Gaming.  The win coupled with this announcement mean it's been quite a 24 hours for the Cologne based organisation.  Alexander T....

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Santa Ana Esports Arena to host finals of NBC and FACEIT...

The Santa Ana Esports Arena has been revealed as the location for the final of the Universal Open Rocket League tournament, a $100,000 (£766k)...