T-Mobile partners with Riot for Worlds 2017

Mobile operator giants T-Mobile have taken their recent esports infatuation to another level by sponsoring Riot Games' League of Legends 2017 World Championship. The deal follows on from news of T-Mobile partnering with North American esports...

Guinevere Capital acquire controlling stake in Dire Wolves

The latest esports team acquisition but not a celebrity in sight...  Dire Wolves have been purchased, in part, by Guinevere Capital, an Australian sports business group led by Managing Director David Harris...

Scrub League Weekly – BlizzCon rip off and collegiate esports in Toronto

This week on Scrub League, Colin, Kevin and Sam collectively cock their eyebrows at the "virtual" ticket for BlizzCon. Listen to find out what between $40 and $75 bucks gets you...

Endless deadlines and unpaid prize money…what’s happening to Game Show?

For more than a year, Game Show has not held major tournaments. In April, sources claimed that it was being closed due to numerous debts. Game Show denied it – they...

RiftAnalyst will help League of Legends players up their game

Fluendo, a developer of video analysis software for the sports industry, has today announced its first steps into esports with the launch of RiftAnalyst.  RiftAnalyst is a tool aimed at helping League...
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Building the hype for fantasy esports

Players on US based fantasy operator HypSports now have the option to try out League of Legends for the LCS Summer Split.  Of course, real money fantasy esports is no new thing....
UC Berkeley Riot Games

Riot Games and UC Berkeley partner for League of Legends program, scholarships

The University of California, Berkeley and Riot Games have entered a partnership to launch the inaugural League of Legends Intramural Esports League in Autumn of this year. Not only that, scholarships will...

Riot Games close to $90 million annual deal with MLB Advanced Media

Riot Games is close to forming a deal with MLB Advanced Media's BAM Tech to stream their esports offering on the MLB platform.  The deal is rumoured to be in the region of...

This week in Esports: First legal wagers taken in Nevada, Twitch partner with TSM...

The biggest news this week comes from Las Vegas, Nevada, where William Hill became the first sportsbook to take legal wager on esports. Other highlights include Twitch partnering with TSM and C9 and the inaugural eSports industry awards night.  William...
H2K Gaming

H2K & PSG, Splyce reportedly turned down for EU LCS

It has been reported by ESPN that both Splyce and H2K, in which the latter partnered with Paris Saint-Germain to apply, have been declined for a permanent slot in the European...

Events

eFighting League to kick off with inaugural event in December

The eFighting League (eFL) has been established as an esports league for celebrities and it has now announced its first event, eFL One. Held at...