Recent Posts by Dom Sacco

Dom’s Weekly Vlog: Scrub Killa, Excel’s bad start, UKLC & more

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco chats about the 16-year-old Rocket League pro Scrub Killa's latest big win with Vitality, Excel's bad start in the LEC, the UKLC approaching, KSI vs Deji and the upcoming WoW Classic. Let us know what you think about this style of content, if you like it (or hate it,…
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epic.LAN 27 esports winners roundup

It was another action-packed epic.LAN earlier this month, featuring a range of tournaments from CSGO to Rocket League, 1v1 League of Legends and more. Here are the winners, all of whom won cash prizes and tickets to epic28. In CSGO, fish123 emerged victorious, winning £2,250. The team once again featured well-known UK pro player smooya,…
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UKLC Summer Split team roster roundup (in progress)

The UK League Championship (UKLC) Summer Split is fast approaching, two new teams have entered in Demise and NVision, and orgs are beginning to announce their player rosters. Esports News UK lists some of the confirmed rosters so far and will update this article regularly as more are revealed. If you're from an org and…
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UK misses out on League of Legends Worlds 2019

Riot Games has confirmed the European countries hosting the 2019 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds), and the UK is not among them. Germany, Spain and France will play host to Worlds this year. Specifically, Berlin will host the play-in stage at the LEC studio between October 2nd and 8th, and the group stage at the…
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‘Betting firms must work together to tackle esports corruption’ – Luckbox

Gambling companies have a responsibility to stamp out corruption in esports, according to one betting industry official. The reputation of esports has been harmed by some scandals including match-fixing, cheating and underage gambling. Though it's not frequent, it's still something that rears its head and something that Luckbox needs to be stamped out for good.…
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Riot Bolton departs Riot UK

UPDATE: Some of the initial information below about Mo leaving was based off a single Linkedin post and doesn't tell the full story. We'll have an update on this soon.   Original article (published June 17th): There's been some changes at Riot UK, as one senior member has left and another has taken on a new…
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