ESI Gambling Report: ECS Season 5 Finals Preview

Eight of the best Counter Strike teams will venture to London this weekend to participate in the Esports Championship Series Season 5 Finals at the SSE Arena Wembley. The teams are...
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This week in Esports: Las Vegas, Fnatic and a Finnish football club

As we hit the long Easter weekend there's no better time to summarise another busy week of esports news. Esports juggernaut Fnatic secured $7 million (£5.64m) in investment from investors including...
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Russia’s Minister of Sport recognises esports at St. Petersburg Economic Forum

At the latest edition of the St.Petersburg International Economic Forum on May 24th, the annual business event which has been running since 1997, there was a dedicated esports panel session for...
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The Esports Roundtable: Jonathon Oudthone, NGAGE Esports

THE ESPORTS ROUNDTABLE IS A PODCAST THAT HOSTS DIFFERENT GUESTS EACH AND EVERY WEEK, DISCUSSING ALL THINGS BUSINESS IN ESPORTS. This week on The Esports Roundtable, host Joe Hills welcomes Jonathon Oudthone, President of NGAGE...
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This week in Esports: More Vegas, Lagardère partner with SK and BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

We barely go a week without multiple large investments in the esports space, and whilst it has undoubtedly been quieter in the last seven days there's still been no shortage of...

The ESI x Movember Pub Quiz is nearly upon us…

It's just a day now until the Esports Insider Pub Quiz, in support of Movember UK arrives. Team ESI currently sit at well over £1,000 raised for Movember UK, an incredible...

Viktor Wanli – Kinguin – Betting on esports

Viktor Wanli is the CEO and Founder of Kinguin. The company was founded as a trading platform in 2013, and is heavily invested in esports with its own team (Team Kinguin)...
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Unibet releases updated “Champions of Esports” report

Bookmaker Unibet has released an updated version of its "Champions of Esports", a tool showing various statistics from across esports history. The nifty and easy to use tool takes viewership data from Statista and player,...
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Michele Attisani – FACEIT – From Breakthrough to Ascension

After a busy 12 months in esports, we caught up with FACEIT CoFounder and Chief Business Officer Michele Attisani for the next in our end of year Q&A series.  Esports Insider: Have...

Jens Hilgers – The challenges in esports data

Last week, esports startup DOJO Madness partnered with global leader in sports data, Sportradar. We spoke to DOJO's CEO, Jens Hilger about the partnership - you can read it here. We also spoke to Jens...

Events

The International 9 will be hosted in Shanghai

Valve will be making a major change to The International when it returns in 2019, relocating it to Shanghai, China. The first iteration of The...