ESI catches up with esports startups competition The Clutch winners

From November 18th-19th, Esports Insider will host ESI Digital Winter, the third and final online conference event in the ESI Digital series of 2020. Alongside the main agenda of engaging panels and...
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Rebuilding the OPL in Riot Games’ absence

Riot Games’ October 7th announcement that it was shutting down the Oceania region’s professional League of Legends competition, the Oceanic Pro League (OPL), was a shock decision to most. Off the back of...

Richard Huggan: The growing trend of senior role appointments in esports

It takes more than liking the product of an industry to get a job within the sector, anyone will tell you that. This especially applies to the esports industry. However, the same...
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How blue light blocking is playing an important role in branding, gamers health

One screen, two screens, red screens, blue screens. In the modern age, especially during the pandemic, almost everything happens via a screen, be it computer, phone, or television. From work, to...
Platform owners discuss unlocking the future of esports bars

Platform co-founders on unlocking the future of esports bars

They may be adjusting to life under lockdown, but that hasn't stopped the owners of Platform from making big plans. Located in Shoreditch at the heart of London, Platform blends a vibrant,...
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HyperX offers a look inside its wide-reaching partnership strategy

HyperX defies conventional marketing trends. Rather than focus on a small, select group of partners, the gaming peripheral brand takes a broad approach that includes over 100 business relationships in addition to...
Guinevere Capital announces new esports facility at Eden Park

Behind Guinevere’s gamble on New Zealand esports

Los Angeles. Berlin. Seoul. Certain places are synonymous with esports, acting either as event hotspots or business hubs that are home to some of the largest companies in the field. But while...
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Inside Houston Outlaws’ energising Reliant partnership

Overwatch League team Houston Outlaws continues to forge ahead despite the pandemic—making several key hires and strategic partnerships since its acquisition by Beasley Media Group in December. One notable sponsorship deal was...
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Rivalry: A fresh perspective on esports betting

In 2015, Steven Salz was one of many entrepreneurs hoping to claim a slice of the esports industry whilst still baking in the proverbial oven. Alongside Ryan White and Kevin Wimer,...

ESI Gambling Report: The Counter-Strike effect and preserving integrity online

Esports and integrity harbor a complicated history with one another; and more recently this dynamic has become increasingly tangled. On August 31st, tournament organiser ESL announced a competitive ruling which shook the...