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...

Team dignitas bought by NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers

One of the oldest names in professional esports, Team Dignitas, have announced a takeover by NBA's Philadelphia 76ers franchise. Part of this deal includes a buy-out of the organisation Apex, who...

Riot Games promises more revenue options for pro teams

League of Legends developer Riot Games revealed some exciting forthcoming changes for its esports scene last week via a blog post published on September 22nd.  The announcement stated: "As we move into 2017...

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...

Yahoo and Riot team up to deliver uLoL college event

A partnership has been agreed between Yahoo Sports and League of Legends developer Riot Games to create a a tournament featuring teams from colleges in North America.  It'll be called the University League of...
UK Masters S2. Multiplay.

Multiplay is back with Season 2 of its UK Masters

After the moderate success of the first UK Masters season, debuting in CS:GO, Multiplay is hitting back and giving us a second season of competition – adding in two more titles...

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$250,000 Paladins Console Series to launch across Xbox One and PS4

Paladins, the Hi-Rez studio game that can be played across console and PC has announced the launch of a $250,000 (£188,950) Console Series. It...