Puppey is the world number one esports player according to bwin

As much as we may hate to admit it, we all love a top ten. With lucrative big money tournaments becoming ever more common in esports the race to be the best is...

Why esports and live betting is a match made in heaven and hell

As a general rule of thumb esports are ideally suited to the live betting environment.  For an overwhelming amount of fans they’re consumed online via live streams, many esports communities are highly...

The WESA appoints former HBO man Hershman

It has been revealed today that the Board of Directors at the World Esports Association (WESA) has unanimously agreed that Ken Hershman will be its Executive Chairman and Commissioner with immediate effect. Hershman, a...

Dragonn based FIFA drama

Sean 'Dragonn' Allen, a professional FIFA player who represents West Ham United, became embroiled in some controversy this week after being accused of not paying out as promised.  Dani Hagebeuk took to Facebook...

CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge shutter down skins betting

Lounge, the company behind the largest skins betting site CSGO Lounge and Dota 2 Lounge, formally announced this week that it would be scrapping skins betting. Each site made the announcement via...

Phil Kornychev – Forget the TV show, this is the real Skins drama

The gambling boom of Counter Strike: Global Offensive started just over three years ago, with the launch of CSGO Lounge – a website where players could bet their ingame skins on...

Loto-Québec opens the door to esports betting

Québec's gaming agency Loto-Québec is now allowing esports betting in the region. Louis Beaudet, Director of Esports and Entertainment Betting at Loto-Québec said: "With the increasing popularity of esports, there is more and...

Wings wins TI6 & biggest cash prize in esports

The winners of TI6 Wings Gaming has earned itself the biggest prize in esports history to the tune of $9.1m (£7m) after beating North American side Digital Chaos in the final. The...

Paypal cracks down on esports payments

Online payment processor Paypal is concerned with the legality and regulations around payments linked to esports tournament sites. It was online publication Dextero that first reported the story. It has been stated that the...

Sporting Lisbon and Wolfsburg make esports history

This Saturday will see a historic moment in esports with the FIFA representatives of two established football clubs facing each other for the first time ever.  Wolfsburg has long been a presence...