Scrub League Weekly – BlizzCon rip off and collegiate esports in Toronto

This week on Scrub League, Colin, Kevin and Sam collectively cock their eyebrows at the "virtual" ticket for BlizzCon. Listen to find out what between $40 and $75 bucks gets you...

Are esports organisers anti-gambling?

So with skins dying a death and regulation forcing its way through esports betting, we should surely expect more partnerships between bookmakers and teams and competitions in the near future? Nick White, of...

Scrub League Weekly – SMITE, VR in CS:GO and Pokken’s absence

On this week's episode of SMITE League -- we mean, Scrub League, hosts Colin, Kevin and Sam sit down with Kevin 'Adanas' Meier to talk about all things SMITE. The caster and...

Scrub League Weekly – Does playing StarCraft II make you smarter?

Scrub League starts off with a few laughs this week, as Kevin Hamilton explains to co-hosts Colin McNeil and Samantha Emann how one of the best Smash 4 players in the...

Scrub League Weekly – Tim Hudak and being smitten with SMITE

Esports Insider has formed a partnership with the team behind the weekly esports focused podcast Scrub League. The Scrub League team is made up of Colin, Kevin and Samantha and based in...

Thinking of entering esports? Learn to tread carefully

With the numbers being touted by the likes of Newzoo about the current worth, and growth trajectory, of the esports industry it’s unsurprising that every man and his dog are looking...

Why esports and live betting is a match made in heaven and hell

As a general rule of thumb esports are ideally suited to the live betting environment.  For an overwhelming amount of fans they’re consumed online via live streams, many esports communities are highly...

Phil Kornychev – Forget the TV show, this is the real Skins drama

The gambling boom of Counter Strike: Global Offensive started just over three years ago, with the launch of CSGO Lounge – a website where players could bet their ingame skins on...

Events

The International 8 has the biggest prize pool in esports

The International is an annual Dota 2 tournament and is considered the most prestigious event in the professional circuit. This is down to two...