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Esports team-building strategies: Talent vs infrastructure

In this piece, ESI Guest Columnist Caleb Cousens, CEO of Adamas Esports, compares two team-building strategies we have seen in traditional sports for decades: win-now talent acquisition versus infrastructural, ground-up nurturing of talent.  RELATED: Creating...
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The imminent need for safeguarding in esports — Ben Greenstone

In this short piece, ESI Guest Columnist Ben Greenstone, Director at Taso Advisory and former Private Secretary to the Minister for Digital and Creative Industries (United Kingdom), details the imminent and...
Monetisation in esports

Three (types of) companies that might unshackle monetisation in esports

To see the myriad companies adapting to the digital world, one need only look. In the last few years, entrenched business models in sport have been challenged by fresh-faced newcomers with different...
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Connecting the niches of esports journalism – Nordot

Esports journalism resembles the industry at large: there’s not much money in devotion. Like orgs and other conglomerates, publications often stray from mere news coverage to make ends meet. Logistically, this...
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Value in Western esports: The importance of League and CS:GO

When we discuss value in the Western esports industry, what are we usually referring to? And where is it found? Industry valuations are not the concern of this discussion; some believe the...

Opinion: The unique potential and challenges of esports crypto fan tokens

Bitcoin is easily the best-known and most valuable cryptocurrency, but there’s more to cryptocurrency than just Bitcoin - and much more to the technology behind it than just digital money. All cryptocurrencies...

New Jersey trending towards approving esports gambling

The esports and betting industries have become closer than ever throughout the course of this year. A great number of betting companies, as well as bettors themselves, turned to esports after...
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Gambling on VALORANT: Key markets and important data

Darina Goldin, the Director of Data Science at Bayes Esports writes for Esports Insider to discuss Riot Games'  new hot commodity, VALORANT. In the feature, Goldin breaks down the game's key...

Opinion: Why Southeast Asia is a perfect launchpad for Wild Rift’s esports ecosystem

Riot Games’ League of Legends is one of gaming’s most popular IPs and its arrival on the mobile platform, via Wild Rift, has been met with great enthusiasm from the community.  Although...

Participants gear up for Ferrari’s Hublot Esports Series finale

The grand finale of the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) Hublot Esports Series, Ferrari’s F1 esports competition which awards the victor a spot in its team, is set to conclude this weekend. The event enters...