Category Archives: Managers

Former Splyce director Grant Rousseau joins Excel Esports

Grant 'Grievance' Rousseau has joined UK esports organisation Excel as head of operations. Grievance has a host of esports experience starting from the UK League of Legends scene three years ago (as co-founder of Last Remedy) to higher-tier organisations globally. Notably, he's worked as player development coach at CLG in North America and director of esports…
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2019 UK Esports Awards winners announced

This past Saturday the UK esports scene descended upon Rich Mix in Shoreditch to see who would be crowned winners at the second annual UK Esports Awards. The event - hosted by Elle Osili-Wood and Jack “Jacky” Peters - saw a total of 13 awards given out. The night saw several returning winners including Organisation Of The…
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Dignitas founder ODEE leaves esports organisation after historic 16 years, joins Rogue

UPDATE (July 16th): Dignitas founder Michael 'ODEE' O'Dell has joined Rogue's parent company ReKTGlobal as chief gaming officer (CGO). According to this announcement post he will develop strategy, focus on client partnerships and brand sponsorships and more. “ODEE truly is the esports OG and one the most important people in esports today, so when he became available,…
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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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Is Drake’s investment in 100T good news for esports?

Promoted article (contains sponsored links) The burgeoning esports scene has received a massive shot in the arm after Canadian rapper Drake (pictured right) became the latest superstar to invest in a professional team. The three-time Grammy Award winner has teamed up with Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, entertainment mogul Scooter Braun, private equity firm Sequoia…
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