StarCraft ProLeague ends after 14 years

The Korean e-Sports Association (KeSPA) announced yesterday that it will close down the StarCraft ProLeague, the world's first pro esports team league, which ran for 14 seasons.  Sadly this has also seen five of...

e-Ligue 1 shows FIFA’s competitive scene means business

E-Ligue 1, a new FIFA league and a collaboration between the French Professional Football League and EA Sports, was announced yesterday. French Professional Football League (LFP) CEO Didier Quillot made the revelation...

Nepenthez and Dylan Rigby plead not guilty to gambling offences

A pair of Youtubers from Essex, Craig 'Nepenthez' Douglas and Dylan Rigby, both pleaded not guilty at their initial court date on Friday.  The pair have been charged with offences relating to gambling;...
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Sporting CP dip further into esports with CS:GO Tournament

After picking up a FIFA player, and creating "Esports History" by having their player face off against one of Wolfsburg's, Sporting CP have once again entered the space by launching a...

Valve respond to Washington State Gambling Commission with defiant message

Earlier this month, Washington State Gambling Commission ordered game developer Valve to stop all skin transfers related to gambling. Although Valve missed the initial deadline they have now responded with a defiant...

Fenerbahçe acquires SuperMassive.TNG’s League of Legends team

Fenerbahçe has entered the esports fold via the SuperMassive.TNG's Turkish Champions League League of Legends spot.  The club, based in Istanbul, will be hoping to succeed where neighbours and rivals Beşiktaş failed after its...

Rick & Morty co-creator and The Game Grumps to air esports team sitcom

Move over Dream Team. Forget Hang Time. An esports sitcom is on its way. Youtube pair the Game Grumps (Arin "Egoraptor" Hanson and Dan Avidan) will star in the series created by Michele Morow...

New York City FC & Players’ Lounge announce FIFA competitions

Following in the baby steps of sister club Manchester City, NYCFC has teamed up with Players' Lounge to enter esports via FIFA. The east coast MLS club's entrance appears to be erring more...

FirstBlood, Vantage Sports & Maestro will pitch at esports start up launchpad

$50,000 and expert advice and assistance? Few start ups would say no, and three endemic esports companies have the chance to convince a panel why they should be the worthy recipients.  Later...

RTSmunity adds live betting on Overwatch

Shortly after the release of Overwatch this May, the game quickly gained a strong and significant fan base, with around 20 million people reportedly playing worldwide. In South Korea, the game...