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In recent years, the worldwide esports scene has mushroomed. Experts predict it will be a $1.5 billion industry by 2021. There are even whispers about establishing esports as an Olympic competition.

And with growth comes legal considerations and challenges. To better help professional gaming teams and athletes, in addition to industry adjacent businesses, better wrap their heads around esports legal issues, we’ve compiled this resource. Below, you’ll find articles about the latest esports law news and some direct-from-a-lawyer tips.

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Do Publishers Present An Esports Antitrust Threat?

Is the professional video game industry about to experience a huge esports antitrust crisis? We explore the possibility in this esports law post.

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Legal Lessons: The Tfue v. Faze Clan Conflict

A popular professional e-sports athlete is suing his organization over contract disagreements. Jump in for the story and some esports legal tips.

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Esports Law Topic: Labor Law Considerations for teams and athletes

Esports Labor Law Considerations

Every esports team and athlete should familiarize themselves with labor laws on the local, state, and federal levels. Non-compliance could prove expensive.

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Another Loot Box Lawsuit: Fortnite

Loot boxes are a growing area of legal concern. Jump in to learn about the latest loot box gaming lawsuit. If you need a gaming lawyer, get in touch!

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Esports Law: Collecting Purse Winnings

Structuring Tournaments So All Pros Can Collect

Let's discuss an esports earnings legal issue. Players in some countries cannot collect tournament winnings do to gambling laws in their countries.

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International Esports: Jail Time For Boosting?

South Korea passed a seemingly draconian law that could affect the esports industry. Jump in to read about it and how it could impact players.

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Esports Law: Team Participation Agreements

Esports Law: Team Participation Agreements

Every professional esports athlete must sign a team participation agreement. Jump in to learn more about these contracts and their clauses.

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Esports Law: Industry Investment

Twenty-Four Esports Investor Tips

Esports is a booming industry that promises impressive profit potential over the next five years. So what do potential investors need to know about the space?

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Esports Law News: IP Concerns and The Olympics

It's time for an esports law update. This week we'll look at an esports law study and the latest esports Olympic happenings. Contact an esports lawyer.

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