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Behind Askott Entertainment’s big bet on esports markets

Esports betting has seen a titanic rise following the, albeit temporary, absence of traditional sports. With almost no sports available to wager on, the likes of FIFA, NBA 2K, and more...
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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...
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BLAST dives into Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt tournament

Tournament organiser BLAST has announced its first venture into Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt - an online tournament with a $145,000 (£116,049) dynamic prize pool for players and a $5,000 (£4,001) cash...

Coping with coronavirus: BLAST on the pivot from stadium to stream

The spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has had a devastating rippling effect across the world that impacts virtually every industry, including esports. While the inherently digital nature of video games...
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How the NLC aims to bolster local League of Legends esports

Earlier this month, DreamHack heralded the launch of a new tournament, the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC), in partnership with Riot Games. The NLC will act as the newest European Regional League (ERL) on the...
Mike Sepso Vindex

From MLG to Vindex: The story of Mike Sepso

In October 2019, MLG co-founders Mike Sepso and Sundance DiGiovanni launched a new venture, Vindex, with $60 million (£46.6 million) in funding. When they first started working together back in the...
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Coping with coronavirus: Justin “SiLLY” Fargo-Palmer on adjusting to online play

The coronavirus is impacting every facet of our daily lives. Esports is undoubtedly one of the many industries to be impacted. While it has the luxury of an online back-up plan,...
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EveryMatrix’s Malte Hegeler on FIFA and NBA’s rise in esports betting

It has become very clear that esports betting is on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with esports transitioning to online play while traditional sports have had to postpone or...
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Coping with coronavirus: Ashley Kang on changes in esports journalism

Events of all shapes and sizes have been affected by the ongoing pandemic that is COVID-19. While many are celebrating esports as it can continue with tournaments due to the digital...
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Ishaan Arya on how The Esports Club is developing Indian esports

Indian esports platform The Esports Club has remained active in partnering with companies to serve the gaming and esports industries in India. Earlier this year, its partnership with Ahmedabad’s first-ever Comic Con was an...