Scrub League Weekly- CSGO with the Canadian military, Mark Cuban and Riot’s ‘fan contributions’

How cool is the Canadian military? This week on Scrub League, hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha interview the organiser of the Canadian Armed Forces' first ever esports tournament. The game? CounterStrike. We talk...

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

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

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...
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Teams for the ESL Pro League finals confirmed

After two months of fierce competition, season four of the ESL Pro League has concluded its online stage. The top six teams from the European and North American leagues are set...

Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, wants to expand FIFA’s presence in esports

In a lengthy document titled 'FIFA 2.0 - A Vision for the Future' Gianni Infantino has laid out his ambitions for the future of the organisation, which included a page on...

Esports & The Future of Sport at Salford University

The University of Salford Centre for Sports Business, in collaboration with The Digital Cluster (part of CARe) and World Gaming Executives, is hosting a free one-day symposium on the 2nd November 2016 at the University of Salford at...

GameCo expands team and opens new office in Vegas

New York based esports firm GameCo has announced the opening of new offices in Las Vegas as it seeks to expand its presence in casinos.  It has also announced the expansion of its...

Ladbrokes has not closed down its esports markets

Following on from speculation that Ladbrokes had closed down its esports market, the bookmaker has confirmed to SBC News and Esports Insider that this is not the case.  Ladbrokes detailed that the rumours of this...

PVP.ME and GamingBattleGround on EiG Launchpad shortlist

EiG's revered Startup Launchpad 2016 includes five shortlisted companies and of these two of them are esports firms. PVP.ME and GamingBattleGround made it to the shortlist of the event which means they've...

Schalke04 Esports to host scouting days for League of Legends roster

Schalke04 Esports yesterday announced that that they would run a five day event to cherry pick the best players to then compete at the GEFORCE Cup as Schalke04's pre-season League of Legends roster.  https://twitter.com/S04Esports/status/786206115314884608 Tim Reichert, Head of...

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Esports Insider and LMG announce industry magazine: The Esports Journal

What is dead may never die. But rises again harder and stronger. Print media has endured, and continues to endure, a somewhat turbulent period...