GameCo raises $8.25m to bring esports to the casino floor

GameCo announced an investment totaling $8.25m (£6.35m) last week which will see the company's first games enter casinos this year.  The latest funding round was led by Javelin Venture Partners, with Courtside Ventures,...

Riot Games promises more revenue options for pro teams

League of Legends developer Riot Games revealed some exciting forthcoming changes for its esports scene last week via a blog post published on September 22nd.  The announcement stated: "As we move into 2017...

Blizzard announces final Overwatch World Cup teams

Of the 50 countries that entered a team into the qualification for the Overwatch World Cup, only 16 have made it.  Blizzard has now announced which teams were successful and which will compete...
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ELEAGUE release Season Two CS:GO groups

After an interesting first season for TBS' ELEAGUE, with questions over viewing figures and controversies over disqualification, the second season of the $1.4m (£1.08m) televised league is set to come out...

ESL One New York will be live streamed in VR

ESL, SLIVER.tv, a next-generation esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, and VR production studio WonderWorld VR have announced that they are partnering up to produce the first ever esports event to...

Vainglory Invitational Series will Bring TSM, Cloud9 and more to NY

Mobile esports title Vainglory will have its first major organised competition on the East Coast in New York City.  The Vainglory Invitational Series (or VIS) has announced that its first event in Manhattan...

Beyond the Summit announce third Smash Summit

Beyond the Summit took to Twitter yesterday to announce the third iteration of their hugely popular Super Smash Bros tournament, Smash Summit. Ten players have received direct invites to the event...

eBoost Token – Is it esports’ first betting coin?

The International eBoost Society has revealed what it states is the world's first cryptocurrency specifically aimed at the world of competitive gaming.  It has been called the eBoost Token and its remit...

Yahoo and Riot team up to deliver uLoL college event

A partnership has been agreed between Yahoo Sports and League of Legends developer Riot Games to create a a tournament featuring teams from colleges in North America.  It'll be called the University League of...

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...