Betting preview: the Boston Major Day Two

We've chosen a double on Betway for day two of the Boston Major that seems to represent pretty good value. The second day of competition sees the remainder of the Round of 16 games...

Scrub League Weekly – Talking to the world’s only pro Civilization VI player

"Welcome back ladies and gentlemen, if you’re just joining us, the early game is really ramping up as we enter hour 16 of the Civilization VI grand finals." Sounds a bit strange,...
ukie whitepaper presentation

Ukie whitepaper analysis: The UK can be an esports powerhouse

On November 28th a packed Gfinity Arena in Fulham, London witnessed the launch of the Ukie's esports whitepaper. The venue was filled with people from across the gaming industry, from those currently...

Future Games Summit 2016: A Recap

Last week saw the first Future Games Summit, an event hosted in London with some of the brightest minds in the industry gathering over two days to discuss a wide range...

Overwatch – Why it had to win ‘Best Newcomer 2016’

For a game released in May 2016, to be crowned ‘Best new esports title’ in November is quite a feat.  It would be underplaying it a little to say that Blizzard’s Overwatch...

Scrub League Weekly – EVO gambling & the Scrub League awards picks

It’s a debate-heavy episode this week on Scrub League, as hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha discuss (read: yell at each other about) EVO’s confirmation that there will be no officially sanctioned...

This week in Esports: First legal wagers taken in Nevada, Twitch partner with TSM...

The biggest news this week comes from Las Vegas, Nevada, where William Hill became the first sportsbook to take legal wager on esports. Other highlights include Twitch partnering with TSM and C9 and the inaugural eSports industry awards night.  William...

This week in Esports: Sportradar partner with DOJO, beIN win broadcasting rights for e-Ligue...

It's been another bustling week of news in esports, with new commercial partnerships dominating our weekly news roundup this week.  The biggest story to report is what's rumoured to be a partnership...

Betting preview: The Boston Major ante-post

When writing a betting preview, it's tough to analyse and have a look at anything except the ante-post. Whilst there is a plethora of games being played in esports, due to...

Scrub League Weekly – Escaping Donald Trump with Northern Arena

Episode 29 from our friends at Scrub League. If you’re looking for a little escapism from the Trumped-up reality we now find ourselves in, may we suggest streaming Northern Arena this...

Events

ESL introduces the MSP Championship for Arena of Valor

Tournament organiser ESL has announced the debut of the ESL MSP Championship for MOBA title Arena of Valor. Sponsored by automotive company Mercedes-Benz and Malaysian mobile service Yoodo,...