FC Anzhi ditch esports team amidst claims of non-payment

Russian football club FC Anzhi Makhachkala was just one of many established mainstream sports teams to have opened an esports division over the past year. Now, that division has been closed...
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Steve Arhancet – Team Liquid – Thoughts on the NA LCS model

Steve Arhancet is the Co-CEO of Team Liquid. He spoke to us about his thoughts on Riot's recent announcement regarding the franchising for the NA LCS slots, how Team Liquid are...

Tim Spaninks and Veli-Pekka Piirainen – Critical Ops – Breaking into Asia

Mobile esports continue to gain traction around the world. We've seen the growth of Vainglory in recent months and whilst many frowned at Clash Royale winning a BAFTA for esports, it's...

Betway announced as ESL One Cologne Official Betting Partner

The ESL One Cologne viewing experience will be enhanced this weekend as Betway has been announced as the Official Betting Partner. As a result, live odds will be added to the...

Trust Gaming become Unicorns of Love latest partner

Unicorns of Love, a professional team that competes in the European League of Legends Championship Series ("LCS") has announced Trust Gaming as its latest major partner. The partnership was brokered by Lagardère...

Betway to run €5000 charity CS:GO aim time trial

Betway esports, the esports arm of regulated bookmaker Betway, is running a contest for players and talent which will see an impressive €5000 (£4380) being donated to charity. https://twitter.com/betwayesports/status/880101572151308289 The challenge will see...
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This week in esports: DBLTAP launches, RFRSH and X Games

There's been no shortage of happenings in esports this week, with everyone keeping busy as per usual. The highlights this week include Rocket League being included in the X Games, RFRSH...
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Super League Gaming secures $15 million in Series C funding

Super League Gaming, the community platform that offers an array of competitions, content and social aspects for amateur gamers has secured $15 million (~£11.5m) in Series C funding. The funding comes from...

Malta Gaming Authority signs MoU with ESIC

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has entered into a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC).  This was announced today and is 'in the interests of protecting and...

Rocket League will be on ESPN3 as a part of the Summer X Games

Another week, another great piece of news for Psyonix and Rocket League. It has been announced that Rocket league will form a part of this summer's X Games, and in turn, will be...

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Riot Games to introduce franchising to EU LCS in 2019, spot...

The European League of Legends Championship Series, often abbreviated as EU LCS, is following suit from its North American equivalent by becoming a franchised...