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Haodong Zhang & Matthew Woods – AFK Creators – Living off of live streaming

With the continual growth of the business surrounding live streaming, more and more esports athletes have become streamers to complement their esports career.  To help streamers kick off their careers smoothly,...
WINNERS League Interview

Serge Vardanyan – WIN.gg – Moving up the ranks

Based out of Minnesota, WIN.gg is aiming to revolutionize the lower tiers of esports. With its ever-growing WINNERS League competition for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, it aims to offer amateur and semi-professional players...

What’s on this week? Ft Atlanta Reign Homestand Weekend

We start off the week by diving back into the Overwatch League as it heads into week five as we head to our next Homestand weekend in the OWL. This time...

Smash Summit – Jeffrey “Axe” Williamson – A mouse climbs a mountain

At one of the most stacked Smash events of the year Tempo Storm's Jeffrey "Axe" Williamson, an Arizona Pikachu player, defied the odds and won the Smash Summit. Making history as the...

ESI Gambling Report: ESL One Cologne Preview

Beginning next week, 16 of CS:GO’s finest teams will venture to the Lanxess Arena - infamously known as the ‘Cathedral of Counter-Strike’ - for the fifth iteration of ESL One Cologne....

What’s on this week? Ft EPICENTER Major

This week we look at the NA v EU hype match taking place in League of Legends as the top 3 sides from each region face off in the 2019 Rift...

Grant Johnson – Vie.gg – Building an esports betting exchange

There's undoubtedly been growth in esports betting over recent years. Entertainment and betting arguably go hand-in-hand and players are already betting on a multitude of titles ranging from Counter-Strike through to...

ESI Sponsor Spotlight – May 2019 Edition

“Sponsor Spotlight” is a monthly series here at Esports Insider that will highlight some of the top sponsorship or partnership stories from the previous month on ESI. The main aim of...

What’s on this week? Ft LCS Summer

We start the week off over in the USA with the LCS. As the league heads into its fourth week, a rather odd situation has arisen with six teams sitting in...

The euphoric economy of esports – another esports bubble piece

The "euphoric economy" – what is it, and what does it have to do with the esports bubble? As a term, the "esports bubble" has gained a lot of traction over the...

Events

Scottish Esports League season one to start soon with multiple titles

Season one of Esports Scotland’s Scottish Esports League (SEL) is due to start soon, with multiple publishers backing the programme and various titles set...