CSGO Lounge & skins: $1bn on 2,800 matches in 7 months

A new report by Narus Advisors, and researched and written by Will Green of Legal Sports Report and Esports Betting Report, states that in 2016 prior to shutting down CSGO Lounge...

Casinos and esports – a match made in heaven?

Later this month (25-26) at the SLS Las Vegas there'll be a two day conference focused on what esports can offer casinos.  Organised by Naruscope, Esports & Casino Resorts "will provide a hands-on...

Scrub League Weekly – BlizzCon rip off and collegiate esports in Toronto

This week on Scrub League, Colin, Kevin and Sam collectively cock their eyebrows at the "virtual" ticket for BlizzCon. Listen to find out what between $40 and $75 bucks gets you...

Misfits win $100,000 in Overwatch Open Final

European team Misfits were the unlikely victors in the Overwatch Open grand final on Friday, and took home $100,000 (£77,378).  This means Misfits have a place in history after earning the highest payout...

Steve Aoki becomes the latest esports entrant and owner

Steve Aoki, DJ and Music Producer, has become the latest well known figure to purchase an esports team after he became an owner of team Rogue.  Aoki made the announcement at Twitch's #TwitchCon...
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This week in Esports: huge investment from NBA franchise owners and Betway sponsor NiP

Three major moves from NBA franchise owners and a 'high six figure' partnership involving bookmaker Betway and well-established esports franchise Ninjas in Pyjamas dominate this week's weekly roundup. Team Dignitas acquired by NBA's Philadelphia 76ers The first...

Steve Kaplan increases stake in Immortals and joins the company’s board

On Wednesday, it was announced that Memphis Grizzlies co-owner and co-executive chairman Steve Kaplan had increased his stake in esports team Immortals. Image: Immortals team logo (Credit: Immortals)   The investment from Kaplan is...

NiP and Betway agree ‘high six-figure’ sponsorship deal

Betway and Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) announced late last night that they have joined forces. This 'high six figure' deal makes the British company the second mainstream gambling company to sponsor a team,...

EsportsTV expands throughout Europe

24/7 esports channel esportsTV has agreed a deal with M7 group, the European satellite and IPTV operator, for it to be broadcast in HD on its platforms.  This will see the ESL channel...

Ultraplay unleashes OutLaws Esports Academy

Bulgaria's recent and largest esports tournament to date, Game Evolution, has inspired the competition's main partner and sponsor UltraPlay to open an esports academy, OutLaws, to nurture young talent in the region.  Advanced...

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Vainglory Spring Championship Preview: The talent: Action Jackson, Xinyi, Humanist and...

The hotly anticipated Vainglory Unified Spring Championship is very nearly upon us. Rounding off the pre-tournament coverage at ESI we have an interview with four...