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This week in Esports: Las Vegas, Fnatic and a Finnish football club

As we hit the long Easter weekend there's no better time to summarise another busy week of esports news. Esports juggernaut Fnatic secured $7 million (£5.64m) in investment from investors including...

Esport Talk – Can Unreal Tournament 4 stage a comeback?

After a brief and well deserved break, Esport Talk is back with a podcast about Unreal Tournament 4 and player Klaus 'frag^m' Wiedemann. When it comes to FPS and esports there is only one title...

Red Bull announce second season of Team Brawl: Hearthstone

Earlier this week, Red Bull Media House announced the second season of Team Brawl: Hearthstone®, a unique esports competition that takes place on Blizzard Entertainment's immensely popular Hearthstone. The season just announced will feature three events...

Team Dignitas to begin live streaming via Facebook

Well established esports franchise Team Dignitas will no longer stream exclusively on Twitch, announcing that they will also offer live streaming on Facebook. The aim of the expansion to Facebook is to drive...

Rivalcade launches Overwatch Rumble Series with $10,000 prize pool

The Rivalcade Overwatch Rumble is the latest tournament to emerge from the esports ecosystem with a five figure prize-pool.  Eight top professional Overwatch teams have been automatically invited. These are EnVyUs, Rogue, Immortals,...
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ESL’s EsportsTV is coming to Playstation Vue

ESL has announced that its EsportsTV service will launch in the near future on PlayStation Vue. This is the first time that EsportsTV will be available in the USA.  ESL launched EsportsTV back in May 2016; the 24/7...

Hisense and EG partner to create unique Halo fan experience

Evil Geniuses have partnered with consumer technology brand Hisense to offer a unique fan opportunity to compete with the EG Halo team on one of the biggest TV screens in the world. https://twitter.com/Hisense_USA/status/851887118062419968 It...

Finnish football club SJK expand into CS:GO

Finnish football club Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho ("SJK") has expanded its esports offering to now include Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.  The club signed Juho ”Koppinen” Järveläksi to represent them in FIFA back in January but the acquisition...
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GiGse will explore the marriage of esports and gaming

Esports is set to play a big part at the 2017 edition of  GiGse (April 26 – 28, Marriott Marquis Marina, San Diego) with sessions looking at how the gambling sector...
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ESIC welcomes four new members

Following our story on FirstBlood.io coming on board in late March, there have now been another four organisations to join the Esports Integrity Coalition.  The latest four members are Esports Pools, Mettlestate,...