Guinevere Capital acquire controlling stake in Dire Wolves

The latest esports team acquisition but not a celebrity in sight...  Dire Wolves have been purchased, in part, by Guinevere Capital, an Australian sports business group led by Managing Director David Harris...

Australian Football League outlines ambition in esports

The Australian Football League ("AFL") has revealed in an interview with FairFax Media that it is likely to get involved in esports.  The league has expressed interest in running a tournament at the Etihad...
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Will The Overwatch League be a path to glory?

During the opening ceremony at Blizzcon, Blizzard announced its esports plans for its latest game, Overwatch, in the form of The Overwatch League. This finally put to bed rumours of what the game's...
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Teams decided for all four CS:GO PGL Minors

The open qualifiers have concluded which means that the teams are now locked in for all four PGL Minors. The Minors are $50,000 (£44,600) eight-team tournaments based in the largest four...
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ELEAGUE Major Qualifier kicks off today

With Atlanta looking to host the first CS:GO Major of 2017, ELEAGUE are getting their main qualifier event underway early. Lasting from the Thursday (15th) up until the Sunday (18th), it's...
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Heading down under – Gfinity Esports Australia has been announced

Gfinity has announced that it's bringing its Challenger and Elite Series to Australia via a strategic partnership with HT&E. The result is Gfinity Esports Australia.  Gfinity Esports Australia will 'offer a complete turnkey...

Gamer rewards platform Uproar.gg enters Open Beta

Uproar.gg, a new gamer reward website where 'players can win real-life prizes for playing their favorite games', announced on Friday that it has entered Open Beta.  Uproar.gg is completely free to join...

Kiwi start up Uproar.gg’s numbers have packed a punch in 2017

Kiwi gaming startup Uproar is a platform which rewards gamers for playing games. Founded in 2016, Uproar.gg is entirely free to join and players earn points for completing in-game objectives or...

Riot Games Oceania partners with Genius Tech

Technology and data provider Genius Tech Group has revealed that it has partnered with Riot Games Oceania to provide 'a next generation tipping solution' to Riot’s followers.  The platform, which has been customised for...

Melbourne City FC have signed a FIFA player

Melbourne City FC has become the first Australian team to sign a FIFA pro. This is no great surprise in their position as part of The City Group, with both other clubs;...

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ELEAGUE Major Qualifier kicks off today

With Atlanta looking to host the first CS:GO Major of 2017, ELEAGUE are getting their main qualifier event underway early. Lasting from the Thursday...