Phil Kornychev – Forget the TV show, this is the real Skins drama

The gambling boom of Counter Strike: Global Offensive started just over three years ago, with the launch of CSGO Lounge – a website where players could bet their ingame skins on...

Wings wins TI6 & biggest cash prize in esports

The winners of TI6 Wings Gaming has earned itself the biggest prize in esports history to the tune of $9.1m (£7m) after beating North American side Digital Chaos in the final. The...

CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge shutter down skins betting

Lounge, the company behind the largest skins betting site CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge, formally announced this week that it would be scrapping skins betting. Each site made the announcement via...
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James Dean – ESL UK – UK Scene Rising

During the ESL UK Premiership Finals at MCM ComicCon, one of the people we sat down and spoke with was the MD of ESL UK himself, James Dean. Before we sat down...

This week in Esports: GG.bet announce further sponsorship, Overwatch League announced and Gfinity grows

As you're all probably well aware by now - esports never has a quiet week. The highlights we've picked out from another busy seven days are the following:  GG.bet sponsoring Luminosity...

Next Generation Esports announce Overwatch Winter Premiere

Next Generation Esports have announced the Overwatch Winter Premiere, a tournament with a $100,000 (~£80,000) prize pool. The event will take place through December 2016 and finish at the end of January...

Fnatic partners with GG.Bet

Fnatic, which was the first major organisation in esports to partner with a betting operator, has now announced a brand new sponsorship deal with GG.Bet.  GG.Bet is an online only betting platform...

PSG announce League of Legends roster in style with epic video

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) yet again showcased their prowess and understanding of esports with a fantastic introduction video as they unveiled their European Challenger Series team for the world's largest esports title: League of Legends. The...
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This Week in Esports: Lounge refunds, Superdata and 2017 predictions

With the PEA drama bubbling up just before Christmas this past few days has seemed incredibly quiet in comparison. An announcement yesterday was a bolt out the blue however, and stopped...

Joe Eastham and Matt Chesser – Esports.travel – Making esports events more accessible

Esports.travel is a new startup founded by former senior writer Matt Chesser, esports team manager Joe Eastham and three time Dota 2 Major champion coach Seb "7ckngMad" Debs. To somewhat over simplify, they're an esports travel agency; the...

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League of Legends NA LCS team names revealed ahead of first...

Three NBA teams were accepted into the newly-franchised North American League of Legends Championship Series league back in October. This week, the names for...