FaZe Clan take home $250,000 after winning ECS Season 4

FaZe Clan left Cancun both the happiest team and $250,000 (£186,000) better off after they were crowned the champions of Season 4 of ECS.  The CS:GO competition saw three days of...
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Poker pro Fedor Holz buys into Team EnvyUs/Dallas Fuel

Professional poker star Fedor Holz has made his entry into esports, as the 24 year-old multi-millionaire invests into Envy Gaming, Inc., the parent company of Team EnvyUs and their associated Overwatch...

Unikrn partners with MGM Resorts International

Unikrn has announced a partnership with MGM Resorts International to bring live competitive gaming and esports tournaments to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  Beginning in 2018, Unikrn will host tournaments...

UltraPlay adds GWENT to its esports betting portfolio

Betting solutions provider UltraPlay has recently announced that GWENT has joined its esports betting portfolio. As such, the Bulgarian company has become the first provider to offer betting on the popular...

Gfinity confirms Fnatic as new Elite Series org, and expands to ten teams

Gfinity has today announced that its Elite Series will have a big new member in the form of city neighbours Fnatic for its third season.  The London based org, which has been...
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This week in esports: ESL, H2K, Riot and London Spitfire

As the holiday season draws ever closer, the esports industry shows no sign of slowing down. There's still plenty of news flying about to keep us on our toes. This week...
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Ari Evans – Maestro – Beyond view counts, viewer participation in esports

Which businesses should use streamers? Maestro is a company which aims to transform live streaming into a 'meaningful tool for business growth'. So far they've worked with the likes of Playstation,...

ESL Pro League concurrent viewership grows 95% for Season Six

Last week saw the conclusion of the ESL Pro League Season Six, with Brazilian side SK Gaming taking the title and winning the lion's share of the $1,000,000 prize pool. The...

76ers Gaming Club revealed as brand for Philadelphia’s NBA 2K League team

Philadelphia's NBA 2K League team has revealed the brand logo and team identity ahead of next year's inaugural league. The brand chosen is the "76ers Gaming Club (GC)".  The release states that...

Norwegian football club Vålerenga partners with BX3 for esports venture

One of Norway's biggest football clubs, Vålerenga Fotball AS, have entered esports via a joint venture with local esports team BX3. The new joint venture will be called Nordavind AS. Thanks to the arrangement...

Events

Hypersuit and Join win gaming and esports start-ups contest in Paris

The esports and gaming edition of RockTech Paris took place in Paris late last week, and welcomed 100 participants for the industry. In partnership with Orange...