Kings of the Merch – Nate and Jamie – ULT and eUnited

Welcome to the first of our new Kings of the Merch series, in which we'll be exploring, via a series of interviews with prominent figures and teams, the current landscape and...

Dota 2 The International 7 set to bring esports to a new level

August is set to be an action-packed month in the gaming industry with a host of major shows taking place. However, while conferences such as the XLIVE eSports Summit will draw in...
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Skins, case opening and regulatory concerns dissected at Betting on Esports

The first day of Betting on Esports, part of the wider Betting on Sports conference saw three stacked panels share intricate knowledge in various areas of speciality. The day kicked off...

Why esports and live betting is a match made in heaven and hell

As a general rule of thumb esports are ideally suited to the live betting environment.  For an overwhelming amount of fans they’re consumed online via live streams, many esports communities are highly...

Adam Myhill – Unity Technologies – Adding a new dimension to the viewing experience

Esports titles traditionally have one thing in common - the respective competitive scenes were forged by the community. Games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 and League of Legends have...

Joe Eastham and Matt Chesser – Esports.travel – Making esports events more accessible

Esports.travel is a new startup founded by former senior writer Matt Chesser, esports team manager Joe Eastham and three time Dota 2 Major champion coach Seb "7ckngMad" Debs. To somewhat over simplify, they're an esports travel agency; the...

Peter Ivanov – UltraPlay – Ask yourself why you’re offering esports odds

Peter Ivanov is the Head of Esports Trading at UltraPlay. Based in Bulgaria and founded in 2010 UltraPlay offers betting solutions focused on esports, sports betting, casino, Bitcoin solutions and live...
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Brendan Donohue – NBA 2K League – Globally appealing

Fresh from speaking at Leaders Week in London we caught up with the Managing Director of the NBA 2K League, Brendan Donohue.  We found out more about the forthcoming inaugural season, their...
Betting

Zach Smith – MoneyMatches – Esports betting in The United States

Until now, sports gambling in the United States has faced harsh restrictions. With the Professional and Amateur Sports Act of 1992, all sports gambling was made illegal except in Nevada, Delaware, Montana...
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This week in esports: Fortnite, Mastercard, WCG, exceL Esports

This week in esports has been another busy one! Epic revealed another major Fortnite prize pool and the World Cyber Games made its return. We have some big stories to recap...

Events

ELEAGUE nominated for an Emmy in Outstanding Studio Design and Art...

ELEAGUE, a product of Turner Sports, has been nominated for a sports Emmy in the Outstanding Studio Design and Art Direction category.  The news was revealed...