FACEIT unveils new Anti-Cheat software

The tournament organisation, FACEIT, has announced that its Anti-Cheat software is heading into Private Beta. In a press release from the 24th November, the announcement follows on from its new "FACEIT...

William Hill the first bookmaker to legally accept esports wager in Las Vegas

This weekend William Hill's sportsbook at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas became the first venue to legally accept wagers on esports.  It was revealed late last week by the US bookmaker that it would...

This week in Esports: Sportradar partner with DOJO, beIN win broadcasting rights for e-Ligue...

It's been another bustling week of news in esports, with new commercial partnerships dominating our weekly news roundup this week.  The biggest story to report is what's rumoured to be a partnership...
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Adam Heath – Reason Gaming – Home for any esport

During the ESL UK Premiership Finals at MCM ComicCon, ESI caught up with Adam Heath, MD of RNR-eSports, the parent company of Reason Gaming. At the event he saw his CS:GO...

ESL & SLIVER.tv partner for first stream with augmented live stats in VR

ESL and SLIVER.tv are partnering up once again. This time it's for another esports and VR first; it'll be the first ever live-stream of CS:GO and League of Legends featuring augmented live stats...

FACEIT and Twitch: ECS teams will share in all revenue and be co-owners

In a press conference yesterday the team behind the Esports Championship Series (ECS) which is backed by Twitch and FACEIT, revealed some interesting details about how its league model is being amended and...
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The Pond – A crowded calendar

The Pond returns with a look at the congested calendar of top level CS:GO. The current calendar could be defined as anything from chaotic, to maddening, to one like a crowded...

Paul Sheridan – Reflex Gaming – Born out of frustration

Paul Sheridan is a young entrepreneur from Dublin, who alongside Tomas McKinless, founded Reflex Gaming in 2015. The pair have secured significant seed funding in their first round, and are currently...

The VitalBet CSGO Balkan Pro League so far

Galaxy Group and UltraPlay recently announced the VitalBet Balkan Pro League as well as the teams that will feature and the format of the tournament.  The CSGO tournament features eight regional teams that will...
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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...

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Nevada will soon allow esports betting on ‘multiple events’

The Casino Esports conference took place in Las Vegas last week and one of the most key takeaways from the speakers was confirmation that...