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...

CSGOLounge relaunches with virtual coins instead of skins

Skins out, coins in. One of the sites which was at the centre of the recent skins betting controversy, CSGOLounge, has now relaunched with a new coin betting product.  The following announcement...

Team Liquid follow Team Dignitas in selling controlling interest

Team Liquid have become the second major esports brand to sell a controlling interest in their team to an investor in a matter of days. The ownership group, aXiomatic eSports, will be headed up...

Chris Grove joins Unikrn’s Board of Advisors

Things have been quiet on the Unikrn front in recent months as the company builds new features and sets about opening a new office in Sydney.  Some news has now been revealed...