Breaking down the ELEAGUE Major audience records

Despite the ELEAGUE Major being over, its record-breaking viewership is still sending ripples throughout the esports world. In addition to breaking viewership records on both Twitch and GOTV, the Major was home...
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A brief history of bans in CS:GO

A rule change now allows banned players to participate in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments once more. From 23rd March, CS:GO players that had received VAC bans over two years ago, can once again...
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ESL announces European grassroots initiative to expand path to CS:GO Pro League

ESL has today revealed a new initiative to expand its path for aspiring CS:GO players to rise through the ranks from the National Championship level onto the amateur ranks in order to...

SteelSeries and North partner up

SteelSeries and Danish CS:GO team, North announced their sponsorship and collaborative partnership on Friday. In addition to providing the org with monetary support, SteelSeries and North will work together as partners in...
West Ham and Ninjas in Pyjamas

West Ham and Ninjas in Pyjamas join forces for Betway Challenge

Ninjas in Pyjamas and West Ham United have come together to compete in the Betway Esports Challenge.  Both share Betway as a sponsor and partner, and so it's good to see some creative...

ESI Gambling Report: Loot boxes, let’s define gambling

Loot boxes have been the subject of a vast scrutiny across multiple nations. From enraged fan bases to government legislators - the question of in-game microtransactions being a gateway to underage...

Valve forced to disable skin trading for Dutch customers

News broke on June 20 that Dutch gamers would no longer be able to trade CS:GO or Dota skins via the Steam marketplace; this action was made by Valve in response...

Will Valve’s cooldown to CS:GO items affect the gambling industry? – By EsportsBet24.com

This is a sponsored piece from Esportsbets24.com   Back in late March 2018, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was updated and the popular player activity of ‘skin trading’ was changed massively. Valve Corporation, the creators of...

Movistar Riders and Pull&Bear launch clothing line

Spanish retailer Pull&Bear launched a new clothing line in collaboration with Spanish esports organisation Movistar Riders. Owned by Group Inditex, Pull&Bear is a brand for young people with a strong presence in...

ESI Gambling Report: ESL Pro League S8 Finals

Four gruelling weeks of online qualifiers will come to fruition next week on December 4 as the ESL Pro League Season 8 Finals take to Odense, Denmark for a star-studded competition...

Events

Intel and ESL launch Global Esports Forum

Intel and ESL have today announced the inaugural Global Esports Forum, a one day esports conference for brands, sponsors, analysts, investors and media in...