Category Archives: Top tens

Will esports tournaments need a gambling licence? Plus 7 key points from the Gambling Commission report

The Gambling Commission, the regulatory body in the UK, today warned parents of the dangers of unsolicited websites promoting esports/skin betting to kids. Chief exec Sarah Harrison described the sites as 'parasites' and a form of gambling. The Gambling Commission also published a report titled virtual currencies, esports and social gaming, and buried within that, there…
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The 2016 Esports News UK Awards

You might forget it sometimes, but beneath the memes and the drama lies an undercurrent of talent in the UK League of Legends scene. Alphari, Maxlore, KaSing, Vedius, Toaster... just a brief list of people that have branched beyond the UK leagues and into paid positions across Europe. We wanted to not only highlight some of the notable…
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Video: UK League of Legends Top Plays Montage (edited by Joekerism)

Esports News UK has teamed up with UK Master ADC League of Legends player Joe "Joekerism" Kent to produce a video of top plays. We asked you back in September 2016 to send in your favourite clips, and Joe has been hard at work editing them into a three-minute highlight video. Our goal from the…
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Esports News UK’s 10 Most-Read Stories of 2016

As the year comes to a close, we round up the site's most popular articles. Here are our most-read stories from 2016 about UK esports and beyond, in order of page impressions.   10. Gross Gore finally reveals custom League of Legends-inspired Twisted Fate car After months of build-up, British League of Legends streamer Ali "Gross…
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You can now support Esports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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20 competitive UK streamers worth watching: Part 2

Here's part two our top 20 competitive-focused UK streamers. Check out part 1 of our top UK streamers here. Note: This is purely a selection of some of our favourites and is not supposed to be a definitive, ordered list based on general popularity or any other criteria. If there are any streamers you love and…
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