COUNTER-STRIKE: GLOBAL OFFENSIVE

Get Wrecked: why esports injuries matter

As esports occupy a growing segment of the entertainment world, we're going to have to start looking seriously at the toll these games take on their players.

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In Anti-Laundering Move, CS:GO Loot Box Keys Are Now Account-Locked

Valve has taken a pretty bold stance in preventing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive key laundering—by banning key trading altogether. Late last night, Valve announced that keys bought in CS:GO from now on will no longer be tradeable nor sellable, and will be locked to the buyer’s account. In CS:GO, “keys” are…

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Two face criminal charges in videogame gambling case, likely a world first

On the heels of a U.S. lawsuit against Counter-Strike betting sites, two U.K. men have been charged with promoting unlawful gambling.

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CSGO Lounge goes all-in, confirms its existence as a gambling site

Players from U.S., U.K., and other countries will be officially barred from betting.

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Valve promises to crack down on Counter Strike gambling

Faced with criticism for its silence over third-party betting sites, Valve announced today it would block the sites from using its Steam client.

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Making sense of the Counter Strike gambling scandal

Who's involved, why it's bad, and what (if anything) happens next. [UPDATED: 9/16/2016.]

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Untangling the mess surrounding WESA, the ‘FIFA of esports’

The World Esports Association has stumbled from one public relations disaster to another, and it hasn't even been a week yet.

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MLG Columbus CS:GO – Grand Finals Recap

We've got some thoughts on Luminosity vs. Na'Vi-- and the rest of the tournament as well!

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MLG Columbus CS:GO – Saturday Recap

Our recap of Saturday's Semifinal rounds at MLG Columbus.

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MLG Columbus CS:GO – Friday Recap

Our recap of Friday's results at MLG Columbus.

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MLG Columbus Group Stage recap

In a stunning upset, Team Liquid is making it out of the group stage-- the first time a North American team has done so at a major since 2014.

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MLG Columbus CS:GO Primer

Check out our preview of the biggest Counter-Strike tournament yet: this week's MLG Columbus.

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