ESI Gambling Report: IEM Oakland PUBG, Bet365 lead the way

Excitement is building ahead of PLAYERUNKNOWN's Battlegrounds second big esports display at IEM Oakland this weekend. Twenty teams are set to battle it out for their share of a mammoth prize-pool...

FNATIC become first esports brand to be shortlisted for ESA Award

FNATIC has been shortlisted in the 2017 European Sponsorship Association (“ESA”) Awards, under the “Rights Holder of the Year” category. In doing so, the esports organisation becomes the first esports brand...

MVPindex social media index shows FaZe Clan’s prowess

MVPindex, a company specialising in social media indexes across traditional sports and entertainment has revealed a new esports social media index. The wide-ranging index will track, measure and value the social...
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Bob Ruhland – Buffalo Wild Wings – A deal with Dignitas

Bob Ruhland is VP of Marketing for Buffalo Wild Wings. The restaurant chain, which started life in Ohio in 1982 and now boasts over 1,200 locations in the States and abroad,...
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Esports Industry Awards crowns 22 winners

The second Esports Industry Awards took place last night as the industry gathered and took a moment to appreciate the work of many across the last year. 22 awards were handed...
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Esports Insider Careers Series – An introduction

Before the first real iteration of Ollie's Esports Insider Careers Series is published later this week from a legal perspective, we thought it would be worth publishing a brief overview of...

Piqué’s eFootball.Pro plan global esports league with KONAMI

Esports company eFootball.Pro and the developer behind the Pro Evolution franchise, KONAMI, have reached an agreement to create an esports competition.  The press release stated that 'the league will be international and broadcasted all...

McLaren appoints Ben Payne as Director of Esports

During the climax of the World's Fastest Gamer series at its UK based technology centre, McLaren has announced that the company has appointed Ben Payne as Head of Esports.  Payne makes the...
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This week in esports: Dallas Fuel, compLexity, Blast Pro Series and Rocket League

A lot of the biggest news this week comes from Dallas, Texas. The two biggest stories are arguably the unveiling of the Dallas Fuel shirt sponsor ahead of the start of...

OGN to construct 100-player studio for PUBG, reports suggest

Korean esports operator OGN is set to construct a 100-player studio fit to host Bluehole’s smash-hit battle-royale game PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds. The game, which recently reached 20 million sales worldwide is still...