Gfinity to host Varsity Games for UK Dota 2

This Saturday November 26, Gfinity's dedicated esports arena will play host to the Varsity Games 2016 where four top universities will compete in popular game title Dota 2. The event will feature some of the best...

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...

Betting preview: The Boston Major ante-post

When writing a betting preview, it's tough to analyse and have a look at anything except the ante-post. Whilst there is a plethora of games being played in esports, due to...

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...

Team NP reveals GG.BET as second sponsor

The new Dota 2 team, Team NP, took to their website to reveal their second sponsor. This one comes from the gambling industry and is esports specialist GG.Bet. https://twitter.com/ggbetofficial/status/796440037562974212?lang=en-gb The relatively fresh roster...

London university esports teams to compete in Varsity Games

On Thursday of last week, Gfinity announced that in association with Varsity Games its Fulham Broadway arena will play host to the inaugural Varsity Games event: London University eSports. The event will focus...

Betting preview: Dota 2 – The Summit 6

With League of Legends World Championship dominating our betting preview recently, we've decided to have a look at the Dota 2 scene this week. The cogs are starting to whirr as the...

Valve announce dates for Spring Dota 2 Major and The International

This week, Valve released the dates for their Spring Dota 2 Major (2017) and also for The International 7. https://twitter.com/wykrhm/status/793612150556110848 The Spring Major main event will take place between April 20th and April...

This week in Esports: PSG in with a bang, Valve defiant, e-Ligue 1 to...

It's been another huge week of esports news and thus picking four articles to include in a brief round-up has been as difficult as ever.  It's impossible to ignore Paris Saint-Germain's announcement of their foray...

Bookies roundup: who’s offering what in-play?

Here at ESI, we decided to have a check at what we could find in-play across the bookies - in a second part to our previous "who's doing what in esports?"...

Events

NHL Gaming World Championship is on the way

NHL's first foray into esports is set to kick off on March 24th, with the NHL Gaming World Championship qualifiers starting for the first...