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Peter “ppd” Dager – NADCL – Developing Dota 2’s North American talent

In July of this year, OpTic Gaming's Dota 2 captain - and former CEO of Evil Geniuses -  Peter "ppd" Dager announced that he would be starting a league specifically aimed at semi-professional...
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Sean Wilson – NASCAR esports – Turn left for esports

We first took a look at what 704Games was up to with the launch of NASCAR Heat Champions: Road to Miami. We later decided to sit down with the team and...

Malph Minns – Strive Sponsorship – Betting on Esports

Malph Minns is the Managing Director of Strive Sponsorship a consultancy involved in traditional sports, music, film and (most importantly) esports. Minns has worked with esports clients as well as having prior experience...
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Peter Ivanov – UltraPlay – The challenges for esports betting in 2018

After a host of esports betting partnerships and launches last week, we caught up with Peter Ivanov, Head of Esports Trading at UltraPlay to discuss what lies ahead for esports wagering...
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Martin Wyss – STARK Esports – What can football clubs gain from esports?

STARK Esports was the agency which helped one of the first major football clubs, VfL Wolfsburg, enter esports.  The company, based in Germany, continues to work closely with the Bundesliga and...
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Wouter Sleijffers – Fnatic – Building an esports community

Disclaimer: Esports Insider is a media partner for Esports BAR.  Esports BAR Cannes returns again in February (12-14th), and the organisers, Reed MIDEM, have big plans for it yet again. This year...

Paul ‘ReDeYe’ Chaloner on FIFA as an esport and the future

Paul ‘ReDeYe’ Chaloner is a name synonymous with esports. The esteemed host, commentator and analyst has been in and around the industry for the best part of two decades, commentating on...

Adam Savinson & Hicham Chahine – Betway / NiP – The bridge between bookmakers...

Sports betting platform, Betway, and esports organisation, Ninjas in Pyjamas, have become almost synonymous names since partnering two years ago in September. There’s a lengthy history of partnerships between bookmakers and professional...

Stephane Gambetta – Esports BAR – Playing Cupid

Everybody wants a piece of esports right now, but many non-endemic firms still don’t know how to navigate the vast landscape nor how to reach the key stakeholders involved.  Conveniently planned for...

Jeff ‘Gheer’ Dols – Pro Rivalry League (PRL) – Rocket League’s grassroots

For an esports title to succeed, a solid year round calendar of competitive events is crucial. It's something that Rocket League has struggled with, as outside the RLCS there haven't been...

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Ian Smith – ESIC – Competitive integrity #ESILondon

The Esports Integrity Coalition was created with a view to becoming the "guardians" of integrity in the esports space, enforcing moral standards throughout in...