Nepenthez and Dylan Rigby plead not guilty to gambling offences

A pair of Youtubers from Essex, Craig 'Nepenthez' Douglas and Dylan Rigby, both pleaded not guilty at their initial court date on Friday.  The pair have been charged with offences relating to gambling;...

Valve respond to Washington State Gambling Commission with defiant message

Earlier this month, Washington State Gambling Commission ordered game developer Valve to stop all skin transfers related to gambling. Although Valve missed the initial deadline they have now responded with a defiant...

RTSmunity adds live betting on Overwatch

Shortly after the release of Overwatch this May, the game quickly gained a strong and significant fan base, with around 20 million people reportedly playing worldwide. In South Korea, the game...

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...

This week in esports: big news in FIFA, skin betting remains rife and esports...

Another frantic week of esports news is over and done with. This week saw intriguing moves in an esport that seems tiny compared to some of its counterparts. With six La Liga teams involved...

Skin betting still rife despite Valve cease-and-desist orders

The unwanted spotlight is very quickly returning to Valve with regards to their alleged facilitation of unlicensed gambling through their Steam API.  https://twitter.com/wfcgreen/status/786605371502632960 EBSR's Will Green has released his October scorecard for skin betting sites that were previously...

GameCo expands team and opens new office in Vegas

New York based esports firm GameCo has announced the opening of new offices in Las Vegas as it seeks to expand its presence in casinos.  It has also announced the expansion of its...

Ladbrokes has not closed down its esports markets

Following on from speculation that Ladbrokes had closed down its esports market, the bookmaker has confirmed to SBC News and Esports Insider that this is not the case.  Ladbrokes detailed that the rumours of this...

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...

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...

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Throwdown Esports Rocket League prize pool is the biggest to date

Throwdown Esports has confirmed that its next season of Rocket League will see a AUD $100,000 (~£56,000) prize pool - the largest seen in...