Cannes will host the first esports BAR (Business Arena Esports)

Reed Midem has announced that it is organising the first Esports BAR (Business Arena Esports) event in Cannes in February 15-17 next year.  The three day business event will seek to foster relationships...

Betgenius’ Moritz Maurer – LoL Worlds will be esports’ biggest betting event

Moritz Maurer, Head of Esports at Betgenius, told Totally Gaming about his belief that the ongoing League of Legends World Championships will be the biggest betting event in esports to date.  Whilst...

Hollywood will host the first Vainglory Worlds

The first Vainglory World Championships have been announced and will take place in none other than Hollywood this December 2-4.  Heini Vesander, Marketing and Communications Director at Super Evil Megacorp told MCV:...

Casinos and esports – a match made in heaven?

Later this month (25-26) at the SLS Las Vegas there'll be a two day conference focused on what esports can offer casinos.  Organised by Naruscope, Esports & Casino Resorts "will provide a hands-on...

Misfits win $100,000 in Overwatch Open Final

European team Misfits were the unlikely victors in the Overwatch Open grand final on Friday, and took home $100,000 (£77,378).  This means Misfits have a place in history after earning the highest payout...

Cybersmile and ESL team up to stamp out online abuse

ESL and The Cybersmile Foundation have announced the launch of an exciting and much needed new partnership that is part of a wider incentive to address toxicity within the gaming and tech...

Stuart Ewen – ESL – Bridging the gap in esports with VR

ESL One New York will be the first event at which viewers have the option to consume their esports live streamed in virtual reality. Such a milestone event has been delivered...

Are esports organisers anti-gambling?

So with skins dying a death and regulation forcing its way through esports betting, we should surely expect more partnerships between bookmakers and teams and competitions in the near future? Nick White, of...

Hi-Rez announces changes to Paladins Invitational

Hi-Rez Studios has announced that the first ever Paladins Invitational will be a truly global affair.  It will include not only teams from the Western world such as North America and Europe...

Who is the esports betting operator of the year?

The annual SBC Awards will be taking place on December 7th in London this year with one notable difference from 2015; there’s now a Best Esports Betting Operator category.  This year has...

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This week in esports: Mastercard, Ford, Call of Duty franchising

This week in esports saw Mastercard expand its footprint in League of Legends esports, Ford launch the Fordzilla brand to house esports teams, and...