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Riot partners with Sportradar to monitor League of Legends betting activity

Sports data firm Sportradar and League of Legends developer Riot Games have announced a partnership to help safeguard match integrity. Sportradar Integrity Services will monitor the global betting activity taking place around both domestic and international League of Legends esports competitions organised by Riot Games and report any potential integrity issues to the company. Sportradar is…
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Battalion 1944 dev invests $650,000 into esports

British game developer Bulkhead Interactive has revealed a roadmap for the next 12 months of free content and updates for Battalion 1944 players. Notably, Bulkhead will be investing $650,000 into upcoming esports tournaments for the game. Registration for The Plays summer Blitzkrieg Open and Premier Leagues are also open for the next few days, with…
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UK Call of Duty talent shines at CWL finals in Miami

The CWL Finals saw the culmination of the 12-week CWL Pro League season and the final amateur open bracket event of the year. A staggering $1.4m was up for grabs across the whole weekend, with 135 teams overall. Joe Griffin provides a recap including a look at how UK talent got on.   UK on…
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CWL Finals Preview: The UK teams in contention

The first-ever CWL Finals will take place in Miami from July 19th-21st. After 12 enthralling weeks of CWL Pro League action, the top 10 teams will battle for a grand total of $1,250,000. This event will also include the final Open Bracket tournament of the season. Top amateur teams across the globe will fight for…
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FaceIT to broadcast the first official Quake Pro League from its London studio

Article contains affiliate links Esports tournament operator FaceIT will be hosting the first Quake Pro League, featuring weekly broadcasts from the FaceIT studio in Earlsfield, London, every Sunday. The new league will run for a year starting at QuakeCon 2019 (which takes place in London in July) until QuakeCon 2020. The first league games on FaceIT will start…
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‘The issue of UK Counter-Strike is it’s so complex’ – dephh and Bardolph talk UK scene and more at ECS finals

British CSGO professionals Rory 'dephh' Jackson (pro player for Complexity) and James Bardolph (caster and FaceIT Media VP) were interviewed on the ECS stage at Wembey's SSE Arena last weekend. Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco sat through the interview and transcribed some choice quotes in this article. Stage host Pala Gilroy Sen asked dephh and Bardolph…
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London to host FACEIT Ignite: Halo European Open LAN tournament in August

UPDATE (July 5th 2019): FACEIT has revealed the qualifier and prize pool info. The open LAN tournament is currently capped at 32 team entries from Europe and North America. Online Open Qualifiers will take place on the FACEIT platform on July 20th and July 27th/28th to determine the best NA and EU teams who will…
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Ferral rejoins Team Secret’s core as sTiZze retires from competitive play

Team Secret has announced their roster changes for Rainbow 6 Siege. David “sTiZze” de Castro has announced his retirement from the competitive siege scene. Team Secret's official Twitter page states that StiZze will be returning to academia. https://twitter.com/teamsecret/status/1135576992454205442 Filling in for sTiZze is former player Daniel “Ferral” Rotheram. Ferral played with the IDK/ Team Secret core…
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Former London Esports team join Vexed Gaming

The former London Esports Counter-Strike roster has joined Vexed Gaming ahead of week four of the ESL Premiership. On May 29th, it was revealed that London Esports would be parting ways with the roster "effective immediately." It is with sadness that we announce that we will be splitting with our CSGO roster effective immediately. We…
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McLaren Shadow returns for second season

It has been revealed that McLaren Shadow has launched its second season. Its purpose is to recruit the best sim racer using numerous sim racing titles in order to recruit them to the McLaren Shadow Esports Team. Beginning in July, players will be able to qualify for season two through rFactor 2, Real Racing 3…
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