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The Pond: The past month in UK Esports

Welcome to The Pond. A new weekly opinion series on all things esports. This week, I'm taking a peek at what the UK esports scene has been up to. It'll mainly be...

Betting preview: League of Legends reaches semi-finals and ELEAGUE ante-post

Our betting preview this week centres around the League of Legends World Championships. The most watched esports event in the world has reached the semi-finals. The final four is comprised of three Korean...

Scrub League Weekly- CSGO with the Canadian military, Mark Cuban and Riot’s ‘fan contributions’

How cool is the Canadian military? This week on Scrub League, hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha interview the organiser of the Canadian Armed Forces' first ever esports tournament. The game? CounterStrike. We talk...

Bookies roundup: who is doing what in the world of esports gambling?

There's been a lot of progress in the esports gambling scene in recent months. It's safe to say that it's now rare to find a bookies without some sort of offering...

Scrub League Weekly – Street Fighter, Omega Sparx & Heroes of the Storm

Put your dukes up and grab your fighting stick, because this week on Scrub League, it's all about the FGC. Hosts Colin, Kevin and Samantha start the 'cast with Omega Sparx, one...

Betting preview: League of Legends World Championship group stage wraps up

League of Legends World Championship's is the most watched event in the esports world. We have a look at the action this evening and where we think there may be a...

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...

Events

Meet Esports Insider at ESL UK’s largest esports activation – EGX...

EGX 2017 is nearly upon us, and with such the UK's largest esports activation to date. The ESL Arena, powered by Intel will span...