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GameScorekeeper sees $450k cash injection for its Esports Data Suite

Danish esports data provider GameScorekeeper has received a sizable cash injection of $450,000 (£350,000) to further enhance its data tracking software which pulls results and stats from esports matches in real time.  GameScorekeeper...

Polish bookmaker STS sponsors Izako Boars

One of Poland’s best known bookmakers STS has sponsored the esports team Izako Boars. Izako Boars currently has a roster in CS:GO.  We spoke to STS’ Lukasz Swierk and enquired as to why...
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Jens Hilgers – BITKRAFT – Don’t talk, do

In April 2017, BITKRAFT announced the 'first global venture fund for esports'. It promised sizable investment in start-ups related to esports, to the tune of €100,000 to €400,000 (£84,000 to £337,000) for...

Mousesports partners with Dr Pepper

There's big news out of Germany as esports club mousesports has announced a new partnership with soft drink Dr Pepper.  They took to their website to reveal the deal, welcoming Dr Pepper Germany as...
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Superdata CEO on the Facebook and ESL deal

Following the Facebook and ESL streaming agreement that hit the news last week, we spoke to Superdata CEO and Co-Founder Joost van Dreunen to gather his thoughts on the matter. Superdata...
pgl, major, csgo

Teams decided for all four CS:GO PGL Minors

The open qualifiers have concluded which means that the teams are now locked in for all four PGL Minors. The Minors are $50,000 (£44,600) eight-team tournaments based in the largest four...
France

French government pass legislation to regulate esports player contracts

Each day, esports seem to be getting closer to becoming internationally recognised sports. Today's news comes from France's very own government. As reported by Spanish news outlet Diario AS, the French government...
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Newzoo: 42% of Dota, League and CS:GO viewers don’t play the games

Research and analytics firm Newzoo has released its latest findings on esports, this time with a specific focus on the viewers and their habits in ten focal Western countries. These countries are:...
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Alexander Zavoloka – Runtime.gg – Eat right, play better

If you eat right, do you play better? That’s the thinking behind esports nutrition company Runtime.gg. The BITKRAFT powered start-up now has two products on the market (a drink and a...

DreamHack announces ‘Senior tournament’ amongst others

DreamHack has announced four side competitive events that will run at the same time as its main DreamHack Summer 2017 tournament. The four tournaments include an all-female tournament, a junior tournament...

Events

Ukie whitepaper analysis: The UK can be an esports powerhouse

On November 28th a packed Gfinity Arena in Fulham, London witnessed the launch of the Ukie's esports whitepaper. The venue was filled with people...