Schalke04 Esports to host scouting days for League of Legends roster

Schalke04 Esports yesterday announced that that they would run a five day event to cherry pick the best players to then compete at the GEFORCE Cup as Schalke04's pre-season League of Legends roster.  https://twitter.com/S04Esports/status/786206115314884608 Tim Reichert, Head of...

Cybersmile chosen for Riot Games’ Impact Challenge

The Cybersmile Foundation has been selected by Riot Games to be part of a new initiative called ‘Impact Challenge’ which launched yesterday.   The project is aimed at helping to provide funding and...

Team Huma will rebrand as PSG eSports

Team Huma's European Challenger Series spot has been purchased by Webedia Group and Bang Bang Management, and with a nod to the recent established partnership between these companies and PSG, it has...

Betting preview: League of Legends World Championship group stage wraps up

League of Legends World Championship's is the most watched event in the esports world. We have a look at the action this evening and where we think there may be a...

Betgenius’ Moritz Maurer – LoL Worlds will be esports’ biggest betting event

Moritz Maurer, Head of Esports at Betgenius, told Totally Gaming about his belief that the ongoing League of Legends World Championships will be the biggest betting event in esports to date.  Whilst...

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...

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Economic impact report released for Six Major Raleigh

Media and esports agency Big Block has released an economic impact report that estimates the value brought by Rainbow 6 Siege event Six Major...