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...
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This week in Esports: huge investment from NBA franchise owners and Betway sponsor NiP

Three major moves from NBA franchise owners and a 'high six figure' partnership involving bookmaker Betway and well-established esports franchise Ninjas in Pyjamas dominate this week's weekly roundup. Team Dignitas acquired by NBA's Philadelphia 76ers The first...

Stuart Ewen – ESL – Bridging the gap in esports with VR

ESL One New York will be the first event at which viewers have the option to consume their esports live streamed in virtual reality. Such a milestone event has been delivered...

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...

Gavin Weeks – Esportsify – Building a brand in esports

Gavin Weeks is an esports entrepreneur and runs the platforms Esportsify, Skinssanity.gg and Shard Esports.  Esportsify allows companies to create their own esports focused site, Skinsanity is the largest and first skins...

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...

Steffen Thomsen – Danske Spil – The Danish esports betting scene

Following the International in early August of this year, for which the victorious team Wings Gaming came away with $9.1m (£7m) as a prize, esports betting experienced a notable surge. Steffen Thomsen,...

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...

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H1Z1 Pro League unveils 15 teams competing in inaugural season

The H1Z1 Pro League™ (H1PL), the first professional battle royale esports league, has today unveiled the 15 charter teams that will compete in its...