Blizzard Entertainment’s CFO departs for Square Inc.

Amrita Ahuja, Chief Financial Officer of Blizzard Entertainment has departed the role in favour of joining financial services company Square Inc. Square Inc.'s previous CFO, Sarah Friar, left the company in October to...
Team Envy

Team Envy receives $20 million investment

Dallas-based esports organisation Team Envy has raised $20 million (£15.7 million). The identity of those who invested in Team Envy haven't been disclosed at this time, though they've been described as prominent...
Secretlab OGN

Secretlab partners with OGN ahead of National PUBG League

Gaming chair brand Secretlab has partnered with OGN to provide 100 of its products ahead of the National PUBG League. The OGN Super Arena is based in California and will be the...
SKL Esports SaskTel

SKL Esports receives sponsorship from SaskTel

Canadian tournament organiser SKL Esports has announced a sponsorshop from telecommunications company SaskTel, otherwise known as Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation. The two companies are local to each other and will work together with...

ESI Gambling Report: Integrity fees in esports

The notion of an integrity fee is one that has risen alongside the proliferation of sports betting in the United States - the concept is not entirely new, however. Pro leagues...
Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard’s former CFO boards Netflix

Spencer Neumann, Chief Financial Officer of Activision Blizzard has departed the video game company in favour of joining Netflix as its new CFO, replacing David Wells. It has been reported that Activision...
Overwatch Contenders

Blizzard to trial Twitch moderation for Overwatch Contenders

When the quarterfinals matches of Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 3 take place, Blizzard will trial a new moderation system on Twitch. The test comes as a bid to find "new ways to...
WSOE 3

WSOE chooses Fortnite for third event in its tournament series

World Showdown of Esports (WSOE) has announced the third stop in its tournament series, and it'll see 100 players take part in popular Battle Royale title Fortnite. WSOE 3 will take place...
SMAAASH Entertainment Simplicity Esports

SMAAASH Entertainment enters esports through Simplicity acquisition

Update 04/01/2019 15:56 - SMAAASH Entertainment has announced the closure of the acquisition and merger with Simplicity Esports. SMAAASH Entertainment is entering the esports industry after agreeing to acquire the stock of Simplicity...

Unikrn launches skill-based betting service dubbed UMode

It’s another red-letter day for esports betting platform, Unikrn, as they announce their new skill-based betting feature, UMode, available in a number of global markets including 41 states. UMode coincides with...

Events

Buzz Workshop LA – The future of esports

East coast esports aficionados take note, there's an Intel Buzz Workshop coming to Los Angeles.  The AIAS Foundation, in conjunction with Intel and FACEIT, will...