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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Wings wins TI6 & biggest cash prize in esports

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The winners of TI6 Wings Gaming has earned itself the biggest prize in esports history to the tune of $9.1m (£7m) after beating North American side Digital Chaos in the final. The...