Multiplay unveils UK esports studio

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At the UK Masters this week Multiplay unveiled its new UK esports studio. Multiplay, which was founded in 1997, is best known for organising both the popular Masters League (which runs competitions...

Nepenthez and Dylan Rigby plead not guilty to gambling offences

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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;...

Esports & The Future of Sport at Salford University

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The University of Salford Centre for Sports Business, in collaboration with The Digital Cluster (part of CARe) and World Gaming Executives, is hosting a free one-day symposium on the 2nd November 2016 at the University of Salford at...

Ladbrokes has not closed down its esports markets

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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...

Future Games Summit announces esports line up

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The Future Games summit has announced its esports track and there are numerous well regarded industry figures amongst the speakers.  Ukie CEO Jo Twist, Fnatic's Head of Business Development Darren Newnham, ESL...

British eSports Association lays out its plays

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After months of speculation, where little information had been forthcoming from the new British eSports Association, the time has finally come for the organisation to announce what they are set to...

46 countries represented in Overwatch MSI MGA 2016 Championship

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After one month of feverish online registration, the Overwatch MSI MGA 2016 Online Qualifiers are now ready to kick off on October 4 in the Americas, followed by Europe (October 7) and...

Cybersmile and ESL team up to stamp out online abuse

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ESL and The Cybersmile Foundation have announced the launch of an exciting and much needed new partnership that is part of a wider incentive to address toxicity within the gaming and tech...

Big changes for the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017

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This year the FIFA Interactive World Cup champion, Mohamad Al-Bacha, won £20,000 for his hard fought victory in New York City in March. In the 2017 finale the victor will pocket £200,000.  Other esports...

Are esports organisers anti-gambling?

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So with skins dying a death and regulation forcing its way through esports betting, we should surely expect more partnerships between bookmakers and teams and competitions in the near future? Nick White, of...