Fortnite player’s contract lawsuit shakes up esports, but it’s unlikely to be the industry’s ‘Bosman moment’
Ahead of the launch of the NBA's "fourth league", Bucks Gaming's co-managing directors tell SportBusiness International how they set up the esports team from scratch.
SportBusiness International speaks to EA Sports and NFL executives to discuss how they bring in sponsors to the Madden games and the commercial opportunities available
Kraft Sports and Entertainment CMO Jennifer Ferron sat down with SportBusiness International at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, to explain why the Kraft Group got involved in the Overwatch League and what it is looking to gain from the investment.
Half of the cities polled by event hosting consultancy firm, TSE, have said they plan to host an esports event with the next 12 months. Greg Pitcher looks at the reasons why cities want to get on the gaming bandwagon.
Digital correspondent Richard Clarke takes in a live esports event for the first time as he attends the Gfinity Elite Series in Fulham, London.
China Digest | Report outlines football passions; future CSL transfer trends; rumoured United interest; and more
In this week's China sports industry round-up: New report outlines Chinese football passions; CSL transfer spending slows; and United investment rumour.
Esports is expected to have an audience of almost 200 million viewers in just two years' time, but, as Richard Clarke suggests, the sector faces a number of significant hurdles if it is to fulfil its potential.
Gamification may no longer be the next big thing, but it still offers rights-holders the chance to build their brand, increase engagement and even improve standards. Andy Fry speaks to organisations that are getting it right.
As endemic and non-endemic brands rush into partnerships with esports properties, they need to ensure they don’t infringe publisher intellectual property rights. Reed Smith LLP counsel Christopher Hoffman and associate Michael Strauss explain the dangers.
As Pay TV broadcasters suffer significant drops in viewing figures, the need for rights holders and broadcasters to prevent location piracy is more pertinent than ever says David Briggs, chairman and co-founder, GeoGuard.