BRaVe Ventures plan Business of Esports Speaker Series in NY

New York, New York it's a hell of an esports town this week. Following on from the announcement of New York City FC's FIFA series with Players' Lounge, BRaVe Ventures has revealed...

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...

Amish Shah – SierraMaya360 – ReKT, EnVyUs & esports investments

The founding partner of venture capital firm SierraMaya360 Amish Shah, a company which invested a ‘seven figure sum’ into Team EnVyUs, recently launched two new firms under the brand ReKT; ReKT...

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...

Scrub League Weekly- CSGO with the Canadian military, Mark Cuban and Riot’s ‘fan contributions’

How cool is the Canadian military? This week on Scrub League, hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha interview the organiser of the Canadian Armed Forces' first ever esports tournament. The game? CounterStrike. We talk...

Skin betting still rife despite Valve cease-and-desist orders

The unwanted spotlight is very quickly returning to Valve with regards to their alleged facilitation of unlicensed gambling through their Steam API.  https://twitter.com/wfcgreen/status/786605371502632960 EBSR's Will Green has released his October scorecard for skin betting sites that were previously...
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Teams for the ESL Pro League finals confirmed

After two months of fierce competition, season four of the ESL Pro League has concluded its online stage. The top six teams from the European and North American leagues are set...

GameCo expands team and opens new office in Vegas

New York based esports firm GameCo has announced the opening of new offices in Las Vegas as it seeks to expand its presence in casinos.  It has also announced the expansion of its...