Esports & Casino Resorts – Day 1

The Esports & Casino Resorts conference got underway yesterday with Narus Advisors Partner and organiser Chris Grove chatting with Seth Schorr, the CEO of Fifth Street Gaming the company behind the...

Gary Corcoran – Double R Quits – The time is Now for console esports

Gary Corcoran is the CEO and Founder of Double R Quits, a competitive gaming platform that allows players to compete in singles matches and tournaments, on their console of choice, 'for...

BtoBet CEO believes esports betting can flourish in South Africa

Stakeholders from across the wide world of igaming will be meeting in Cape Town this week as the 4th Annual BiG Africa Summit gets underway today.  Issues such as compliance, responsibilities and the future...

EiG – Ensuring esports betting integrity is all about the data

In any discussion about esports betting at a conference these days, the shadow of integrity is always lurks close by. EiG last week was no different and a one hour panel...

This week in Esports: PSG in with a bang, Valve defiant, e-Ligue 1 to...

It's been another huge week of esports news and thus picking four articles to include in a brief round-up has been as difficult as ever.  It's impossible to ignore Paris Saint-Germain's announcement of their foray...

Bookies roundup: who’s offering what in-play?

Here at ESI, we decided to have a check at what we could find in-play across the bookies - in a second part to our previous "who's doing what in esports?"...

AlphaDraft to shut down: the latest fantasy esports casualty

AlphaDraft took to email yesterday to inform its' customers that it would no longer continue operations after the conclusion of the League of Legends World Championship. The email, sent to customers read...

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...

Events

What’s on this week? – Hell, It’s about time – March...

“What’s on this week?” is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next...