Unikrn and MAINGEAR announce partnership

On a Facebook Live stream with PCMag, esports bookmaker Unikrn and hardware company MAINGEAR announced a new partnership. The video featured Unikrn CEO Rahul Sood and MAINGEAR CEO Santos Wallace revealing the new...

Marco Cuesta – FirstBlood.io – Bringing blockchain technology to esports

Marco Cuesta is one of the cofounders of FirstBlood.io, a company which recently raised over $6 million (£4.72m), and he spoke to Esports Insider with the blockchain esports focused platform set...

Misfits snap up TSM CS:GO roster and ESL Pro League spot

The Team SoloMid and Sean 'sgares' Gares drama has eventually resulted in the org dropping their entire CS:GO roster, but the five didn't have to wait long (just a few hours...

ESL One New York will be live streamed in VR

ESL, SLIVER.tv, a next-generation esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, and VR production studio WonderWorld VR have announced that they are partnering up to produce the first ever esports event to...

US male millennials watch as much esports as baseball and hockey

This past month has been a mad blur of traditional sports clubs and brands investing and expressing interest in esports.  Whilst this has been met with some skepticism as to their intentions...

Esports theatre opened by centertec in Pennyslvania

Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, Pennyslyvania now boasts an esports theatre in addition to its VR gaming HQ courtesy of centertec.  Daniel Taylor, Co-Founder of centertec said: "Esports have arrived in the...

Next Generation Esports announce Overwatch Winter Premiere

Next Generation Esports have announced the Overwatch Winter Premiere, a tournament with a $100,000 (~£80,000) prize pool. The event will take place through December 2016 and finish at the end of January...

Players release open letter to Professional Esports Association, its Member Teams, and the CS:GO...

Scott "SirScoots" Smith, an esteemed broadcaster in the esports industry for the best part of 20 years has released an open letter on behalf of the players of Cloud9, Counter Logic Gaming,...

Team Liquid follow Team Dignitas in selling controlling interest

Team Liquid have become the second major esports brand to sell a controlling interest in their team to an investor in a matter of days. The ownership group, aXiomatic eSports, will be headed up...

BRaVe Ventures plan Business of Esports Speaker Series in NY

New York, New York it's a hell of an esports town this week. Following on from the announcement of New York City FC's FIFA series with Players' Lounge, BRaVe Ventures has revealed...

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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...

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