NBA 2K eLeague announces 17 cities to participate

The NBA has announced the seventeen established NBA teams that will participate in the upcoming NBA 2K eLeague via Twitter. This will be the first formal esports league run by an...

Blaine Graboyes – GameCo – Why casinos should turn to gamers and not millennials

GameCo is set on making casino floors more fun. Rumour has it, it’s succeeding too. The New York and Vegas based company's flagship product is its VGMs (or video game gambling...
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Wavedash Games secures $6m in funding to develop new FGC title

Oakland based game developer Wavedash Games has announced that it has raised $6 million (£4.6m) in Series A funding, led by March Capital Partners.  Wavedash was founded by game developers from the...

World eSport rebrands to gleetz.gg and exits Beta phase

It's time for change at World eSport. The company has rebranded to gleetz.gg and in the same week has exited its Beta phase after seven months.  The 'professional social network for gaming...

ESL announces Critical Ops Championship Series with live finals

ESL has partnered with Critical Force from mobile first-person shooter Critical Ops to form a Critical Ops Championship Series. The bulk of the league will take place online starting in May into July,...
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Waco Hoover – XLIVE Esports Summit – Creating event value

Waco Hoover is the CEO and Co-Founder of XLIVE, a company which believes in doing live events differently.  This summer, come August (22-24), XLIVE is organising an Esports Summit in New York...
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ESEA announce teams for S24 Mountain Dew League Global Challenge

The North-American based tournament operator ESEA have announced the eight teams set for their Global Challenge LAN event in May. The tournament, sponsored by PepsiCo brand Mountain Dew, offers up a...
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BITKRAFT launches the first dedicated global venture fund for esports

Led by Jens Hilgers, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, an early stage investor and incubator exclusively focused on esports, has launched the world’s first esports specific fund.  The group is based in Berlin and...
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Team Liquid renews its partnership with Twitch

It was announced yesterday that esports juggernaut Team Liquid has renewed its partnership with Twitch, the world's largest streaming site. https://twitter.com/TeamLiquid/status/857295968777187328 Team Liquid join the ranks of TSM, Cloud9 and Evil Geniuses in...

Unikrn to acquire casino focused esports company LEET

Esports only bookmaker Unikrn has revealed that it has moved to acquire LEET.  LEET works with casinos primarily in Las Vegas but elsewhere too. The company is focused on helping them to run their...

Events

ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational 2018

ELEAGUE returns to Street Fighter V with $250,000 Invitational

ELEAGUE is gearing up to host a live tournament for Capcom's Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Spanning over five nights across separate weeks, the ELEAGUE Street...