Meltdown Bar’s Sophia Metz: Esports starts at home

Sophia Metz is the Founder and CEO of Meltdown Bars, a global chain of speciality esports bars.   The company now has 26 bars in seven countries worldwide. There are three run...
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Gleetz.gg secures investment from S.L. Benfica and launches team recruitment portal

Gleetz.gg, the  ‘professional social network for gaming and esports’ has recently been chosen as one of the best startups to join the KickUP Sports Accelerator in cooperation with the esteemed Portugese...

Immortals sign partnership with OMEN

North American organisation Immortals have today announced OMEN by HP (OMEN) as the team's Official Hardware Training Partner.  The two organisations will work together on a number of initiatives 'to grow the esports...
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British Esports Association bring after-school esports club to Maida Vale library

The British Esports Association has announced that it will be bringing a children's after-school esports club to Maida Vale library in London. It will run over the next month as a...

More than just prize money up for grabs at the ESL Premiership this autumn..

ESL UK has formally announced the ESL Premiership is returning this autumn which'll see Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends teams competing for a £21,000 prize pot. There is also a...
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OpTic Gaming announce exclusive broadcasting partnership with Twitch

OpTic Gaming, an esports organisation best known for its prowess in console first-person shooting games, has signed an exclusive broadcasting deal with livestreaming platform Twitch. The move will see all of its...

There’s a Betting on Esports Conference in London this September…

How should a bookmaker offer esports markets? What are the challenges involved in doing so? From tussles with the game developers who own the IP, to issues with data, stream delays,...

eScon USA 2017 will take place in Los Angeles

Kisaco Research has announced the details for the next eSCon which will take place in Los Angeles at the SLS Hotel in September (13-14).  The two day conference will see a host...
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Telefonica open esports centre in Madrid

Telefonica has opened an esports centre in Madrid which will be the official headquarters of its Movistar Riders club. The website states that the centre spans 1,000 square metres and is open...

Riot reveal NA LCS franchising model to go live in 2018

Riot Games, the publisher of one of the world's largest esports, League of Legends has revealed details of its franchising plans for the North American League of Legends Championship Series. The spots are...

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Esports to be discussed for 2024 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to discuss the possibility of esports entering the competition at the 2024 Games in Paris. The Paris bid team...