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Riot announces franchising is coming to the NA LCS in 2018, buy in is $10 million

Riot Games has announced that from 2018 the NA LCS will be a franchised league, with 10 organisations getting a near permanent spot in the competition. Over the next two weeks organisations can submit applications to become one of the 10 league franchises. They must detail things such as how …

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NA LCS Summer Split Finals to be held in Boston

Riot Games has announced that it will be hosting the finals of the North American League of Legends Championship Series in Boston, Massachusetts. The two day event will feature the third place play off match as well as the grand final of the Summer Split, a nine week competition that …

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Team Liquid teams up with Mobalytics ahead of NA LCS Summer Split

Team Liquid has announced a partnership with gaming analytics firm Mobalytics, with the two companies working together to further the role of analytics in professional League of Legends. The partnership between the two companies will see Team Liquid’s players, analysts and coaches working closely with Mobalytics ahead of their run …

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Team Liquid relegated from the NA LCS

After a difficult season one of the biggest names in League of Legends, or even all of eSports for that matter, has been relegated from the North American LCS.  Team Liquid ended the regular season with a record of five wins and 13 losses, putting them in ninth place out …

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Major roster shuffles hit the NA LCS mid season

When Doublelift announced he would be playing for Team Liquid for the rest of the split we assumed the roster changes were done, but boy were we wrong.  Phoenix1, Team Dignitas and Team Liquid have all made more changes to their rosters, causing havoc in the NA LCS.  Team Liquid …

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Team Liquid to make changes to its LoL team mid split after horrible start

Team Liquid, one of the most storied teams in League of Legends history, has had a terrible start to the 2017 season and currently sit bottom of the North American LCS.  This of course is not where the team want to be, they constantly make the playoffs and are usually …

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Riot finally allows its on air talent to monetise their Twitch streams

Riot is finally allowing its casters and analysts to monetise their personal streams and YouTube channels.  Traditionally Riot has banned on air talent from doing this, meaning some of the biggest names in the scene couldn’t make any extra cash based on their streaming.  However over the weekend Mitch “Krepo” …

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NA LCS Spring Split finals to take place in Vancouver

Riot has announced that the NA LCS Spring Finals weekend will be held at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver this April.  Day one will be on April 22nd and will feature the third place match between the two teams that lost in the semi finals. Day two will be on …

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The average NA LCS player salary is over $105,000

ESPN conducted an anonymous survey with 33 top League of Legends players from Europe and North America and revealed the average salary for each region.  According to the survey the average salary for a North American LCS player is $105,385. This is listed as a base salary so any bonuses, …

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Milwaukee Bucks co-owner to launch FlyQuest organisation according to report

Wesley Edens, co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, who purchased the Cloud9 Challenger League of Legends team is set to launch his new organisation in the coming weeks.  According to a report from ESPN Edens and the Fortress Investment Group will launch FlyQuest, a new organisation with a spot in the …

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