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...

The long road to legitimisation in esports betting

Improving integrity standards across esports is of absolute importance for its continued growth and move into the mainstream. James Watson, Sportradar With the majority of tournaments played out online and with the numerous...

Moritz Maurer – Betgenius – Desktop vs mobile

Moritz Maurer is the Head of Esports at Betgenius. Ahead of Betting on Sports 2016 (#bettingonsports), at which there’ll be four esports focused panels in total and one of which Moritz will be...

Scott Burton – eSportsPools – Fantasy and teaming up with Na’Vi

 Scott Burton is the CEO of a company which is pairing up esports and fantasy; eSportsPools. The community centred site is also partnered with Na’Vi, or Natus Vincere, a popular team with...

Puppey is the world number one esports player according to bwin

As much as we may hate to admit it, we all love a top ten. With lucrative big money tournaments becoming ever more common in esports the race to be the best is...

Events

Capcom Cup 2016 on track to hit record prize pool target

Capcom Cup 2016's Street Fighter V tournament prize pool has now hit $342,182. This follows a $90,000 windfall from the Capcom Pro Tour DLC.  With...