Team Dignitas fail to secure NA LCS spot

It was reported last week that Golden State Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob has secured a North American League of Legends Championship Series slot as the first non-endemic brand to secure a...
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This week in esports: ESIC, Golden State Warriors, Unikrn and Orlando Pirates

There's never a quiet week in the business world of esports. This week there's been reports that Golden State Warriors co-owner is set to snag a spot in the North American...
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Two Dota 2 players banned following ESIC and Sportradar investigation

Leonid "Sonic" Kuzmenkov and Dmitri "Ax.Mo" Morozov of Dota 2 team have, following investigation, received two year bans from future Uprise Champions Cup ("UCC") tournaments following an investigation into their recent...
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Sponsorship and brands is the theme of this week’s Esports Roundtable Podcast

Brands, sponsorships and non-endemic engagement in esports; these are three of the hottest topics in the industry right now.  Mercedes, BMW and Audi recently threw in their hats for long term partnerships...
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ESI Gambling Report: Outright markets limited on League Worlds

Whilst it's undeniable that the depth and availability of markets in esports has grown exponentially over the last six to twelve months, there's still aspects that haven't quite grown to match...
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Golden State Warriors co-owner secures NA LCS franchise spot, reports suggest

Joe Lacob, the majority owner of NBA team Golden State Warriors has been accepted into the North American League of Legends Championship Series as one of ten franchise owners, ESPN reports...

Orlando Pirates enter esports, FIFA first but plans for much more

First FIFA, and then the big three. That's the timeline of Orlando Pirates' esports intentions. A statement on the team's site read as follows: "For the first year, Orlando Pirates will focus...
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British Esports Association appoints Rt. Hon. Ed Vaizey MP as Vice Chair

The British Esports Association has today announced that Rt. Hon. Ed Vaizey MP has been appointed as Vice Chair of the not-for-profit national body.  Vaizey worked as Culture Minister between 2010 and...
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KeSPA expelled from the Integrated Korean Olympic Committee, hopes to return

The Korea eSports Association ("KeSPA") has been expelled from the Integrated Korean Olympic Committee, Kukinews has reported. It has later been reported by Inven Global, in English, that although normal rules would...

$250,000 Paladins Console Series to launch across Xbox One and PS4

Paladins, the Hi-Rez studio game that can be played across console and PC has announced the launch of a $250,000 (£188,950) Console Series. It comes just months after the announcement of...

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Two days of esports business in Los Angeles – An eSCon...

While California is arguably becoming home of esports in North America, various brands and organisations gathered to the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles last...