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The Pond: The past month in UK Esports

Welcome to The Pond. A new weekly opinion series on all things esports. This week, I'm taking a peek at what the UK esports scene has been up to. It'll mainly be...

Scrub League Weekly- CSGO with the Canadian military, Mark Cuban and Riot’s ‘fan contributions’

How cool is the Canadian military? This week on Scrub League, hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha interview the organiser of the Canadian Armed Forces' first ever esports tournament. The game? CounterStrike. We talk...

This week in esports: big news in FIFA, skin betting remains rife and esports...

Another frantic week of esports news is over and done with. This week saw intriguing moves in an esport that seems tiny compared to some of its counterparts. With six La Liga teams involved...

Skin betting still rife despite Valve cease-and-desist orders

The unwanted spotlight is very quickly returning to Valve with regards to their alleged facilitation of unlicensed gambling through their Steam API.  https://twitter.com/wfcgreen/status/786605371502632960 EBSR's Will Green has released his October scorecard for skin betting sites that were previously...

Battle on the Strip – Faceit enters Vegas

Media and esports firm Ultimate Media Ventures (UMV), has announced that it is teaming up with Faceit to bring a series of esports events to Las Vegas.  Branded as Battle on the Strip, the event will take...

First major of new Dota 2 season to be held in Boston

Valve announced yesterday that the first major of the new Dota 2 season will be held in Boston, USA. The Boston Major, in partnership with PGL, will be held at the Wang Theatre...

Education is key in esports integrity battle…

The theme of a need for more education was the underlying one at the talk on ensuring esports integrity at last week’s Betting on Sports Conference in London.  Esports Integrity Coalition Commissioner...

Mars Dota 2 League to kick off the new Dota 2 season

The dust has settled on the tumultuous post-International period in Dota 2. Valve's annual flagship event in Seattle marks the end of a season in the Dota 2 world as teams chop and change...

Fall shuffle done and dusted: Dota 2 rosters locked

The period following The International is always an intriguing one. Before Valve's transition to a Major system, roster shuffles were archaic and all too frequent in their occurrence. Teams would pick-up...

Puppey is the world number one esports player according to bwin

As much as we may hate to admit it, we all love a top ten. With lucrative big money tournaments becoming ever more common in esports the race to be the best is...

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European League of Legends Championship Series Summer Finals head to Madrid

League of Legend's European League Championship Series returns to Madrid for the 2018 Summer Finals, Riot Games announced today. The last time League of Legends...