Betway punter wins 500/1 shot on OpTic Gaming

An esports punter is revelling in returns of £10,000 after winning a world record 500/1 wager with Betway on this season’s shock ELEAGUE winners, OpTic Gaming.  The shrewd gaming fan backed the...

Students of esports…eSportsRDA’s mentorship program deadline is today

Want to work in esports but in need of some guidance? Or are you involved but need a leg-up? A company called eSportsRDA is heeding this call by putting on a...

Will Ferrell will star in an esports comedy

Legendary Entertainment announced on Tuesday that none other than Will Ferrell will be starring in an as yet unnamed esports comedy.  It will be directed by Jake Szymanski, who has directed Mike...

Madden NFL coverage another step on EA’s esports journey

It has been reported this week that NFL Media is said to have established a significant deal which will see EA Sports Madden content broadcast on NFL.com.  A range of sites including...

Gfinity to host Europe’s biggest Gears esports event this weekend

This weekend, the 10th and 11th December, will see London, courtesy of Gfinity Arena, play host to Europe's largest ever Gears of War esports event with $150,000 (£117,000) up for grabs.  32...

Phoenix Armada are the inaugural Vainglory World Champions

Super Evil Megacorp, developers of Vainglory, crowned team Phoenix Armada as the first-ever Vainglory World Champions this weekend.  The team defeated North America’s Team SoloMid (TSM) 4-2 in the best-of-seven Grand Finals...

Fnatic partners with GG.Bet

Fnatic, which was the first major organisation in esports to partner with a betting operator, has now announced a brand new sponsorship deal with GG.Bet.  GG.Bet is an online only betting platform...

Marc Berthold – World eSport – The (e)Social Network

Bored of Linkedin? You’re not alone. As both the wider gaming industry, and esports specifically, grows there remains a void between potential employees and the companies seeking talent. Aiming to fill...

Scrub League Weekly – Talking to the world’s only pro Civilization VI player

"Welcome back ladies and gentlemen, if you’re just joining us, the early game is really ramping up as we enter hour 16 of the Civilization VI grand finals." Sounds a bit strange,...

FlipSid3 Tactics crowned the world’s best Rocket League team

The second season of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) was won by FlipSid3 Tactics after an exciting finals weekend in Amsterdam.  The winning team walked away with $50,000 (£39,333) which was part...

Events

Here’s what’s going down at the Hi-Rez Expo this week

For the last four years, Hi-Rez Studio has hosted the 'Hi-Rez Expo'(HRX) for fans of all things Hi-Rez. The annual event is the go-to...