$17.4M raised in disclosed esports investments in May 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...

ESI Digital Summit – A recap of the largest online esports conference yet

On May 26-27th, Esports Insider hosted its inaugural online event as a response to the difficult and unfortunate circumstances presented by COVID-19. The ESI Digital Summit (#ESIDIGITAL), acting as the exclusive virtual...
Nicole LaPointe Jameson Interview

Nicole LaPointe Jameson on the “final phase” of Evil Geniuses’ rebrand

Update 21/05/20: The '99' featured on the back of EG jerseys is a placeholder and will be adjusted pending individual assignment to players. Just six months after announcing a controversial rebrand that included...
One Tap League Teams

Behind One Tap League, the team-owned CS:GO competition in Spain and Portugal

Many believe esports is in need of change, and evidence of this can be found by putting Counter-Strike: Global Offensive under a microscope. A group of well-to-do organisations - the likes of Cloud9,...
This week in esports

This week in esports: BLAST, Engine Media, FACEIT, Popeyes

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw BLAST raise €12.5M,...
ESI Gambling Report Esports Betting

ESI Gambling Report: Integrity, regulation, protection in fast-growing esports betting market

The world remains at a global standstill with the very real threat of COVID-19’s continued spread and resurgence still looming. Mandated physical closures and the suspension of large gatherings have put...
G2 Esports LEC Viewership

The most popular esports events of April 2020

Esports Insider collaborates with esports analytical firm Esports Charts to take a look at event viewership on a month-by-month basis. There isn’t a standard viewership metric that’s utilised and agreed upon by all parties in...
EveryMatrix The State of Esports Betting 2020

EveryMatrix releases report on the state of esports betting in 2020

It's been an interesting, unpredictable year for esports so far. The worldwide pandemic has resulted in a boom for esports betting, with FIFA and NBA 2K taking centre stage and the Nevada...
This week in esports

This week in esports: BBC, BLAST, NBA 2K League, Sportradar

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw BBC and...
North EPOS

North CMO reflects on rebrand: ‘We definitely needed it’

Nordic esports organisation North announced a slew of dramatic changes in January that included a revamped logo design and retooled organisational strategy. The announcement came nearly three years to the day that North was...