Cybersmile and ESL team up to stamp out online abuse

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

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?

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...

D-Day – British eSports Association consultation deadline is Friday

The British eSports Association has put out a digital klaxon call for any and all feedback to be submitted before its consultation periods ends this Friday September 30th.  Over the past three months the British...

Who is the esports betting operator of the year?

The annual SBC Awards will be taking place on December 7th in London this year with one notable difference from 2015; there’s now a Best Esports Betting Operator category.  This year has...

The biggest esports may not be the best for betting

With a lot of operators looking to expand and or improve their esports market coverage, or for those yet to take the leap, understanding the various esports titles is vital.  As the...

Newzoo’s Pieter van den Heuvel will give keynote address at eSports 2016

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. has confirmed that Newzoo's Market Analyst Pieter van den Heuvel will be the keynote speaker at eSports 2016 at the Strand Palace Hotel in London on Friday 23 September.    eSports 2016 is...

Sky and ITV invest in Ginx TV

Both Sky and ITV have purchased stakes in Ginx TV, the owner of the UK & Ireland's esports television channel Ginx esports TV. The broadcasting giants have each invested £1.55m in Ginx TV...

Education is key in esports integrity battle…

The theme of a need for more education was the underlying one at the talk on ensuring esports integrity at last week’s Betting on Sports Conference in London.  Esports Integrity Coalition Commissioner...

Public vote opens for eSports Industry Awards

Public voting has now opened in three categories ahead of the eSports Industry Awards, and the second half of the finalists have also been announced.  The three that the public will be able...

Events

Valve invite proposals for the Dota 2 Fall 2018 majors

Game developer Valve has opened the application process for hosting a Dota 2 event post The International 8. Event organisers interested in hosting a...