Team Unique signs illusion after two months of being a stand-in

Team Unique signs illusion after two months of being a stand-in

Despite being eliminated from ESL One Birmingham Online before the playoffs, Team Unique had a strong showing and have decided to sign Danil “illusion” Volchan to the roster after he served two months as a stand-in. In one year in the competitive scene for a year, illusion has already been a part of two relatively …

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Visa and FACEIT x Gazprombank

FACEIT and Visa unveil $450,000 program with Gazprombank

American multinational financial services corporation Visa and esports platform FACEIT have partnered with privately-owned Russian bank Gazprombank. The alliance will result in what’s said to be the first esports debit card launched for Russian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 players. Image credit: FACEIT RELATED: FACEIT establishes partnership with Visa Beginning in June, a total of $450,000 (£355,351) in prize …

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Valve increases Dota 2 Battle Pass leveling speed due to community feedback

Valve increases Dota 2 Battle Pass leveling speed due to community feedback

Valve is changing how some of the key features of the Dota 2 International 2020 Battle Pass work after listening to community feedback for just under a week. All of the changes focus on giving players more rewards for playing the game and leveling up their Battle Pass, including increasing Guild contracts, Sideshop gold, and …

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FlyToMoon eliminate Cyber Legacy using RAMZES666 as a stand-in at ESL One Birmingham Online

FlyToMoon eliminate Cyber Legacy using RAMZES666 as a stand-in at ESL One Birmingham Online

The leniency on the stand-in rules at the Dota 2 ESL One Birmingham Online continues to show itself. FlyToMoon used a top tier stand-in as the catalyst today to secure a playoff spot with a win against Cyber Legacy. Alik “V-Tune” Vorobey was unable to compete in the first game of FTM’s final series against …

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ESL One Birmingham Nevada

Nevada regulators authorise bets on ESL One Birmingham

The Nevada Gaming Control Board have issued an approval notice permitting wagers to be placed on ESL One Birmingham. As a result, the state’s licensed sportsbooks are authorised to post and accept bets which fall under the three approved wager types: head to head, match winner, and overall winner. Photo credit: ESL RELATED: SIS to optimise …

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince has spent over $6,000 on the International 2020 Battle Pass

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince has spent over $6,000 on the International 2020 Battle Pass

When people talk about the term “Whales” in gaming, they are usually referring to players who spend an insane amount of money within one game or company’s ecosystem.  In the case of Dota 2, one of the biggest spenders is Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, who has already …

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