Samwell Fawcett

About Samwell Fawcett

„[Staff Writer] Samwell Fawcett was raised playing classics like Sonic the Hedgehog, Madden NFL and Grand Theft Auto. Since then he has covered all top esports developments ranging from the latest CSGO action to the growth of the Overwatch League. Samwell currently covers major weekly news stories for esports.net.“

Latest Articles by Samwell Fawcett:

14/10/2019
Esports Industry

Hiro Capital aims to stimulate growth of esports and gaming in Europe

A new investment capital firm called Hiro Capital has pledged to pump over £100 million into gaming and tech across Europe. The brand will be investing in video games, esportsMore
10/10/2019
Blizzard

Blizzard bans Hearthstone player for Hong Kong protests – Blizzard staff walk out

In one of the more unusual esports controversies, Blizzard has banned a gamer from a Hearthstone tournament for visibly supporting the ongoing Hong Kong protests. Chung ‘Blitzchung’ Ng Wai wasMore
10/10/2019
Esports Industry

University of New Haven unveils first-ever business of esports course

Anybody with an interest in esports business should check out the new course at the University of New Haven. This American college revealed that it will be featuring an academicMore
30/09/2019
LoL

Riot Games names OPPO as smartphone sponsor for LoL esports

You might not know the name OPPO, but you will do soon. This is because the Chinese tech company have just signed a deal where they will become the officialMore
29/08/2019
Esports Industry

ESport Manager game comes to the Nintendo Switch

This week has seen the release of ESport Manager for the Nintendo Switch. The game has been available for PC gamers since June 2018, but now Nintendo fans will beMore
29/08/2019
Esports Industry

Betway offers $1,000 prize for StarLadder Major betting

The popular betting site Betway have revealed a generous new competition for the StarLadder Major CSGO tournament. This promises to give the winner $/€1,000 in cash as well as theMore
12/08/2019
Esports Industry

EZ365 unveils esports betting blockchain service

Gaming fans should take note of the recent announcement that EZ365 have made plans to introduce a brand new esports betting platform that’s based on blockchain technology. As of earlyMore
08/08/2019
Esports Industry

Tron crypto to be included on Unikrn esports betting site

Unikrn are well known as being one of the most forward-thinking esports betting sites. The brand have bolstered this reputation by partnering up with Tron Foundation to include the TRXMore
07/08/2019
Esports Industry

NERD plans to make it simple to invest in esports

Competitive gaming is one of the fastest growing sports and entertainment trends of the 21st century. Although the esports industry is expected to hit $1 billion in revenues in 2019,More
30/07/2019
Esports Industry

GGBet announces new website and MGA license for European market

GGBet have stepped up their ambitions for the esports betting industry with a new domain, a new license, and a range of special offers for summer’s biggest competitive gaming events.More