In what is being considered a massive step forward for the eSports and competitive gaming world, BBC has announced they fully intend to live-stream the upcoming League of Legends World Championships when they happen later this month. Beginning on October 15, BBC Three, the channel that will be working alongside BBC Sport, will broadcast the quarter finals completely live from the Wembley Arena.
Speaking on the upcoming broadcast, BBC Three Controller Damian Kavanagh said:
We jumped at the chance to collaborate with BBC Sport and bring this massive UK event to a wider audience. BBC Three will always experiment with new ways to deliver content that young people want, in [...]
It has been just six months since American eSports team Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) was just two weeks from having to declare bankruptcy. The team made the decision to purse their dreams of playing competitively within the video game world, however, and it appears to be paying off at the moment.
CLG is now preparing themselves to participate in the League of Legends World Championships in Berlin, Germany. Should the competitive gaming team win this tournament, all five members will split a massive prize pool, which is currently up to $2.1 million for the entire event.
CLG, thankfully, also received a sponsorship deal from DraftKings, the daily fantasy sports website, [...]
DraftKings is a fantasy sports betting site that is run by professionals and has been covered by major news sources, like the Wall Street Journal, among others. It has a huge amount of action, bringing about a lot of bets (and a lot of winnings), with the total payout in 2015 alone being over $1 billion USD. On top of this, it also has a great VIP system, which rewards bettors with points that can be used in an in-site store, giving even greater value to playing. Match this up with completely free tournaments, and it makes for a very solid betting experience.Features
DraftKings prides itself on having major rewards, giving a solid place to make wagers and know that winnings [...]
eSports is an abbreviated word for electronic sports which is a competitive gaming league for professional video game players. This form of gaming competition was made popular in the 90s but really became popular during the 2010s. In 2015 eSports exploded onto the scene and is now considered a viable industry that is able to generate billions of dollars. eSports is still a fairly new sporting competition and is still being developed. One area where eSports is being built up has to do with sports betting. Since eSports have their own leagues, teams and star players; it is viewed no differently than standard athletic leagues in the sporting industry. The following information will [...]