Credit card fraud at Madison Square Gardens may have affected League of Legends spectators

Madison Square Gardens, the venue that played host to the League of Legends World Championships have released a statement today announcing that they were targeted by credit card fraudsters.  Part of the...

Tempo Storm purchases a spot in the North American Challenger Series

ESPN have reported that North American esports organisation Tempo Storm have purchased the North American Challenger Series slot previously owned by Dream Team.  The fee paid for the slot is undisclosed, with rumours indicating that it...

Evil Geniuses announce new Call of Duty team

Evil Geniuses have announced that they will return to Call of Duty, with their brand-new squad revealed yesterday.  https://twitter.com/EvilGeniuses/status/800830352503750660 The team, consists of Anthony "NAMELESS" Wheeler, Jeremy "StuDyy" Astacio, Colt "Havok" McLendon and Jared...

Amazon announce Champions of Fire Invitational

Amazon Appstore have announced the Champions of Fire Invitational, a tournament with a $100,000 (~£80,000) prize-pool.  It's going to be held across multiple "casual mobile games" and will feature 16 of the world's biggest celebrity...

William Hill the first bookmaker to legally accept esports wager in Las Vegas

This weekend William Hill's sportsbook at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas became the first venue to legally accept wagers on esports.  It was revealed late last week by the US bookmaker that it would...

Twitch to aid TSM and Cloud9 in attracting non-endemic sponsorship

Twitch announced late last week that they had partnered with both Cloud9 and TSM, two well established esports organisations to assist them in attracting sponsors that aren't endemic to the industry.  Kevin Lin, COO of Twitch said the...

Betting preview: The Boston Major ante-post

When writing a betting preview, it's tough to analyse and have a look at anything except the ante-post. Whilst there is a plethora of games being played in esports, due to...

Riot Games close to $90 million annual deal with MLB Advanced Media

Riot Games is close to forming a deal with MLB Advanced Media's BAM Tech to stream their esports offering on the MLB platform.  The deal is rumoured to be in the region of...

Nevada Gaming Policy Committee to consider new rules on esports

This week the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee met for the final time in 2016, and esports featured prominently on the agenda. According to Las Vegas Review-Journal, five esports experts gave speeches...

EVO Championship Series 2017 dates and venue announced

The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas will play host to the world's biggest fighting game tournament, EVO between 14-16 July 2017.  The competition returns to the Mandalay Bay Events Center, but...

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Celtic F.C. joins eFootball.Pro as a founding club

Celtic F.C. competed in the eFootball.Pro Invitational in August, and now it has decided to join the Pro Evolution Soccer competition as a founding...