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There’s more than $3m worth of fake Fortnite merch online, report finds

A new report has found that the top five websites for counterfeit goods in Asia are selling just under $3m worth of fake Fortnite merch. Pointer Brand Protection, the company that published the report, has called for greater recognition of the damage that counterfeits are causing to games and esports brands. Brand Protection Director David…
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The rise of esports betting at online casinos

Advertisement feature (contains affiliate links)  Esports can be dated back to the days of LAN parties, where friends would hook up their machines and play tournaments until the sunrise could be seen cutting through the basement window. As technology advanced, as we all know the advent of online play opened up a new world of…
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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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Memes of the Month (April 2019): Insomnia LAN special

It's that time of the month again where seriousness goes out of the window on Esports News UK and we gather a selection of memes from yours truly: members of the UK League of Legends scene. From the UKLC to Forge of Champions and LAN at Insomnia, there were lots of activities in the scene…
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Why esports needs to understand more about autism

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco reports from the 'Autism and the games industry' event If I had a pound for the amount of times I've seen the word 'autist' used as an insult in online games, I would be a rich man. Posts like this from a League of Legends player demonstrate it's a common…
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