Why crowdfunding is the backbone of esports

The dream of every esports player is to be successful enough to financially support themselves, while the dream of their fans is, of course, to see them succeed at the highest...

More than just prize money up for grabs at the ESL Premiership this autumn..

ESL UK has formally announced the ESL Premiership is returning this autumn which'll see Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends teams competing for a £21,000 prize pot. There is also a...

Stacked talent lineup revealed as ECS returns to Wembley

The Esports Championship Series ("ECS") returns to the SSE Wembley Arena between the 23rd and 25th June and, as expected, the talent lineup is as impressive as ever.  The press release confirms...
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OpTic Gaming announce exclusive broadcasting partnership with Twitch

OpTic Gaming, an esports organisation best known for its prowess in console first-person shooting games, has signed an exclusive broadcasting deal with livestreaming platform Twitch. The move will see all of its...

Daybreak announce KOTK esports circuit with $1 million in prize money

Daybreak Game Company, the developer behind H1Z1: King of the Kill ("KOTK") has announced an esports circuit with $1,000,000 on the line.  It comes as Daybreak look to establish King of the...

There’s a Betting on Esports Conference in London this September…

How should a bookmaker offer esports markets? What are the challenges involved in doing so? From tussles with the game developers who own the IP, to issues with data, stream delays,...
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Mountain Dew partners with Dignitas, Splyce and SK Gaming

Mountain Dew® has announced that it has established partnerships with three major esports organisations; namely Team Dignitas, Splyce and Team SK Gaming.  These new partnerships will 'provide gamers around the globe with exclusive content...
E3

Twitch and T-Mobile put on FGC competition at E3 2017

With E3 2017 becoming open to the public for the first time comes the event's very own esports competition. Top fighting game competitors will aim to take the attention away from the...

Riot Games to be honoured by BAFTA with special award

League of Legends co-CEOs and co-founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill are set to be presented with a special award by the British Academy of Film and Television ("BAFTA") next week....

Ginx Esports TV set to become available across South Africa on DStv

Ginx Esports TV, the 24/7 esports and gaming network is continuing its expansion and will become available from 4 July on South Africa's DStv satellite service. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zijCfnF40O8&feature=youtu.be The channel was initially launched on...

Events

Hong Kong to play host to Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum

Cyberport will host the Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum (DELF), the first esports forum to take place in Hong Kong, on July 16-18th. The event will...