New York City FC & Players’ Lounge announce FIFA competitions

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Following in the baby steps of sister club Manchester City, NYCFC has teamed up with Players' Lounge to enter esports via FIFA. The east coast MLS club's entrance appears to be erring more...

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

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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...

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

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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...

River Plate launch River Play and announce FIFA / PES pro

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Argentinian club River Plate have become the first club in the country to recruit a FIFA and PES professional to their ranks by signing up Franco Colagrossi. Colagrossi will compete on behalf...

Six La Liga teams announce Virtual Football Organisation

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The extremely popular FIFA series is best known for direct head-to-head competition. In almost every iteration of competition to date, two players will pick their favourite teams and compete; with control over every player...

Esports expects the Spanish Inquisition courtesy of La Liga

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A total of six La Liga sides are expected to announce their entries into esports at Barcelona Games World after a tweet from each club's official channel teased their plans.  Real Sociedad, Sevilla Fútbol Club,...

Is an eBundesliga about to be announced and what this could mean

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Germany's Bundesliga appears set to be the first to launch its own trademarked and official esports league featuring club professionals. GamesLaw reported that the league has filed legal documents for the following...

3 for 3 – Wolfsburg sign German FIFA champ TimoX

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Wolfsburg have added another professional FIFA player to its roster by signing up Timo 'TimoX' Siep, the current German champion.  With the release of FIFA 17 globally today, and EA's promise of a...

Big changes for the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017

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This year the FIFA Interactive World Cup champion, Mohamad Al-Bacha, won £20,000 for his hard fought victory in New York City in March. In the 2017 finale the victor will pocket £200,000.  Other esports...

UK FutGalaxy pair charged under UKGC’s gambling act

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A pair of YouTubers from Essex have been charged under the UK Gambling Commission's gambling act.  This is something of a milestone as it is believed to be the first such prosecution...