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...

Can Rocket League become a tier 2 esport in 2017?

Previous seasons of Rocket League have been plagued with messy formats and overall dissatisfaction from the fans. The game's developer, Psyonix, has obviously listened. Last week the company announced plans for Season...
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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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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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ESL brings the IEM to Sydney

ESL, the world's largest esports company, is bringing the Intel Extreme Masters series to Australia for the first time. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event will be hosted at the 18,000 capacity Qudos Bank...
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ESEA announce teams for S24 Mountain Dew League Global Challenge

The North-American based tournament operator ESEA have announced the eight teams set for their Global Challenge LAN event in May. The tournament, sponsored by PepsiCo brand Mountain Dew, offers up a...

ASUS sponsors the WPGI Womens Esports League

WPGI Womens Esports League has announced a partnership with ASUS.  The terms of the partnership will see WPGI players use ASUS hardware at the Gold Coast LAN finals on March 5th, 2017. The WPGI...

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...

Unikrn add Rocket League to sportsbook offering

Unikrn announced late yesterday that they will be offering odds on Season 3 of the Rocket League Championship Series through their sportsbook. At Esports Insider we've made no secret of our love...

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Red Bull offer a wider shot at glory in Street Fighter...

The Proving Grounds Street Fighter V competitions will return this year. The aim of this is to allow amateur players an opportunity to prove...