GameCo raises $8.25m to bring esports to the casino floor

GameCo announced an investment totaling $8.25m (£6.35m) last week which will see the company's first games enter casinos this year.  The latest funding round was led by Javelin Venture Partners, with Courtside Ventures,...

HP Inc unveil sponsorship with Team Secret’s Julia Kiran

HP Inc, the California based technology company announced late last week that they have sponsored Team Secret's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player Julia "Juliano" Kiran. https://twitter.com/OMENbyHP/status/837573495408234497 The partnership is with OMEN, the gaming arm of the HP...

Betway punter wins 500/1 shot on OpTic Gaming

An esports punter is revelling in returns of £10,000 after winning a world record 500/1 wager with Betway on this season’s shock ELEAGUE winners, OpTic Gaming.  The shrewd gaming fan backed the...

The first dedicated esports law firm has launched

ESG Law, the world's first dedicated esports law firm, has been launched by Bryce Blum.  The ESG stands for Electronic Sports and Gaming. On the 'About' section it states 'ESG Law represents...

Vainglory Invitational Series will Bring TSM, Cloud9 and more to NY

Mobile esports title Vainglory will have its first major organised competition on the East Coast in New York City.  The Vainglory Invitational Series (or VIS) has announced that its first event in Manhattan...

AS Roma partner with Fnatic to enter esports via FIFA

Italian Serie A football team, AS Roma, announced today, 14th February, that they have entered esports. Roma enter esports in a similar vein to how a lot of other European football...

Lionsgate invests in Immortals

Esports investments were always going to be coming thick and fast this year but if they keep up at this rate, we're going to need new keyboards.  As reported by Venture Beat...

FACEIT unveils new Anti-Cheat software

The tournament organisation, FACEIT, has announced that its Anti-Cheat software is heading into Private Beta. In a press release from the 24th November, the announcement follows on from its new "FACEIT...

Team Liquid extends partnership with Razer

Team Liquid has established an extension to its deal with Razer, which will see the gamers' lifestyle brand remain a partner of the team through 2017/18.  The agreement is now of the longest...
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Twitch is taking on Steam in game sales

Steam has long been the heavyweight in the online game marketplace but now Amazon, via Twitch, is getting involved.  The undisputed streaming champion announced yesterday that users will soon be able to...

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Four esports start-ups at Pitch ICE 2017

ICE 2017 will be the largest igaming and gaming sector conference globally this year. Taking place at the ExCeL Centre from February 7th to 9th,...