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Thinking of entering esports? Learn to tread carefully
1 year ago

Thinking of entering esports? Learn to tread carefully

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As an industry it’s expected to be worth over one billion dollars by 2019, and in the past year alone it has exceeded expectations and grown 7% from Newzoo’s initial …
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The Hayemaker signs up for Betting on Sports 2016
1 year ago

The Hayemaker signs up for Betting on Sports 2016

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David ‘Hayemaker’ Haye, a former boxing World Champion in two weight divisions, will be one of the headline panel speakers at the Betting on Sports conference on 15-16 September, organised by SBC Events.


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ROG to be an Official Sponsor of The Overwatch® Open
1 year ago

ROG to be an Official Sponsor of The Overwatch® Open

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The Overwatch® Open, presented by FACEIT, the leading competitive gaming platform, and ELEAGUE, Turner and WME | IMG’s popular eSports league, will be officially sponsored by ASUS ROG. As …
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Why live betting & esports is a match made in both heaven and hell
1 year ago

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

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For an overwhelming amount of fans they’re consumed online via live streams, many esports communities are highly active on Twitter and Reddit, and the potential variety of in-play markets is …
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Exclusive Betting on Sports Conference discount code
1 year ago

Exclusive Betting on Sports Conference discount code

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With the understandable uproar surrounding esports and skins betting in recent weeks the relationship between the betting and esports industries is very much under the microscope right now.

At the …
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Delve into the world of esports at Betting on Sports 2016
1 year ago

Delve into the world of esports at Betting on Sports 2016

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Valve’s announcement and the cease and desist letters sent out to 23 skins betting sites were long overdue but now at least the issue is being tackled.

 

Accurate …
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Sporting Lisbon sign first Esports pro
1 year ago

Sporting Lisbon sign first Esports pro

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Sporting clubs taking on Esports pro’s is here to stay now, with Sporting Lisbon signing professional FIFA (no surprise at game choice) player Quinzas, real name Francisco Cruz.

What this means …
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DOTA 2 players get weekly tournaments
2 years ago

DOTA 2 players get weekly tournaments

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Valve have added an extra competitive depth to the ever popular DOTA 2, in the form of weekly tournaments available to anyone.

This means that every Saturday at 7pm all …
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Origen member FORG1VEN leaves after only 1 week
2 years ago

Origen member FORG1VEN leaves after only 1 week

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FORG1VEN (real name Konstantinos Tzortziou), one of the most talked about players in the LCS has returned to his former team H2k-Gaming. Only 2 months after leaving them in May.


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The British eSports Association established
2 years ago

The British eSports Association established

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The first organisation of it’s kind in England, British eSports will act as a governing force for esports across the UK. It has been set up to work alongside the …
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Insomnia58 puts up record prize pot as half of tickets are sold
2 years ago

Insomnia58 puts up record prize pot as half of tickets are sold

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As we reported earlier last week Insomnia58 will be gracing us once again this August. And this year is set to be record breaking. Insomnia58 has revealed that this years …
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White house gives formal response to “free Leffen”
2 years ago

White house gives formal response to “free Leffen”

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US visa policies for Esports competitors are hard enough right now and aren’t about to be making life easier anytime soon it appears. This comes as the United States Citizenship and …
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Insomnia58 adds League of Legends to event roster
2 years ago

Insomnia58 adds League of Legends to event roster

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The largest gaming festival in the UK, Insomnia58, has announced that it is adding League of Legends community event League Fest to it’s event itinerary. League Fest is set to be …
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G2 esports dominate Luminosity for ECS win
2 years ago

G2 esports dominate Luminosity for ECS win

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After the finals of the ESL season 3 only a month ago, G2 Esports went up against Luminosity Gaming. And thoroughly mashed them in the ECS (Esports Championship Series) finals. …
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NetherRealm announce $50,000 bonus for Evo 2016
2 years ago

NetherRealm announce $50,000 bonus for Evo 2016

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Barely a month after the $200,000 prize money was won at the ESL Pro League finals Netherrealm, and Warner Bros. Games have put up another major pot for players to …
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Team apex jungler banned for 10 months
2 years ago

Team apex jungler banned for 10 months

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The jungler for team Apex, Eve, was served the ban earlier this year for scripting. While using a practice account provided by Riot it was brought to their attention that …
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Team YP sponsor all female team that can’t compete
2 years ago

Team YP sponsor all female team that can’t compete

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The ever continuing drama of team YP seems set not to end any time soon, with the group taking control of an all female LOL team.

That can’t compete in …
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Are Manchester United going to be the latest team to get into eSports
2 years ago

Are Manchester United going to be the latest team to get into eSports

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There have been a few reports that Reports have claimed that Fnatic have countered an offer made by Man United, only for the club to then make a counter offer of …
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SonicFox wins 3rd ESL title and Mortal Kombats largest prize
2 years ago

SonicFox wins 3rd ESL title and Mortal Kombats largest prize

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Champion fighting gamer Dominique “SonicFox” McLean turned up to the ESL this weekend to show us all what he does best;

Winning prize money like it’s simple child play.


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ESL One esports spectacle in Barclays Center to feature Street Fighter V
2 years ago

ESL One esports spectacle in Barclays Center to feature Street Fighter V

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ESL today confirmed the addition of an open US$75,000 Street Fighter® V tournament “The Brooklyn Beatdown” to be played out in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center alongside the announced ESL One New York Counter-Strike: …
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Esports betting set to be worth $2billion by 2020
2 years ago

Esports betting set to be worth $2billion by 2020

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Esports as a whole grows by the day. The sports gets bigger, competitions grow and prize money increases by the day. The growing level of competitiveness in Exports has not …
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Valencia FC announce Esports team
2 years ago

Valencia FC announce Esports team

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After FC Shalke announced their esports team as well as English Premier League team West Ham signing a professional FIFA player, sports teams going digital is becoming all the rage …
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The King of Fighters introduce Team Kim
2 years ago

The King of Fighters introduce Team Kim

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■ KIM: Kim is a very serious person with a strong and inherent sense of justice. As an expert in Tae kwon do, he can stop any opponent’s attack with …
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Forza Motorsport will be an eSport at last
2 years ago

Forza Motorsport will be an eSport at last

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“The Forza Racing Championship welcomes players of all levels to hone skills as they compete for glory and real-world prizes” Turn 10 have announced. “Competitions will be open and competitive for …
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Capcom have banned an eSports pro for sexual harassment
2 years ago

Capcom have banned an eSports pro for sexual harassment

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We all know that, in the history of gaming, there has often been a problem with overt sexism. From the barely disguised pornography of some games, to the abuse that …
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Esports debut for FC Schalke 04 on June 2nd
2 years ago

Esports debut for FC Schalke 04 on June 2nd

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On Thursday, the 2nd of June, FC Schalke 04 will play their first match in the Champions League of Esports. The first matchday of the European League of Legends Championship …
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ELEAGUE debut gets over a massive 500,000 viewers
2 years ago

ELEAGUE debut gets over a massive 500,000 viewers

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It was broadcast on TBS and internationally via local networks throughout Europe, South East Asia and Latin America as well as via Huamao in China and Starladder in Russia.

During the …
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The best of DOTA Cosplay at the Manila Major Cosplay Contest
2 years ago

The best of DOTA Cosplay at the Manila Major Cosplay Contest

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The Manila Major Cosplay Contest will take place during the main event  and will seek to reward the best Dota 2 cosplays. Cosplayers that attend can win prizes worth 10.000 …
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Watch the ESL UK Hearthstone finals at MCM London Comic Con
2 years ago

Watch the ESL UK Hearthstone finals at MCM London Comic Con

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The finals of the inaugural ESL UK’s Premiership Hearthstone will take place at MCM London Comic Con on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May.

Hearthstone is a brand new addition …
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FaZe Clan announce they are leaving WESA after a week
2 years ago

FaZe Clan announce they are leaving WESA after a week

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FaZe Clan have today officially announced, after much speculation, that they are leaving the newly formed WESA. As we announced last week, speculation was rife that due to exclusivity conflicts …
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