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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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The Esports Tax Reckoning: What Players and Teams Need to Know

Esports tax rules are changing rapidly. It’s time for esports players and teams to plan ahead to avoid future tax audits and penalties.

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Esports Law: Tfue lawsuit update

Tfue v. FaZe Clan Esports Lawsuit Update

There's an update in the esports lawsuit of the year: Tfue v. FaZe Clan. Who did the judge side with? Jump in to learn what happened in court.

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Will U.S. Visa Law Devastate Overwatch League?

Professional gamers, team owners, executives, and industry investors tied to the Overwatch esports league should brush up on a new bill on Capitol Hill.

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Esports Leads to a College Scholarship

Video games are a viable path to academic and career success. Ask Julia Cwierz. The 21-year-old parlayed her League of Legends play into a law degree.

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Anheuser-Busch Wants To Be Esports’ Official Beer

Anheuser-Busch, one of America's oldest breweries, recently filed a trademark application to become “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF ESPORTS.”

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A Look At FaZe Clan's Legal Headaches

FaZe Clan, the professional esports organization, has been generating legal headlines as of late. Let's take a look at what's going on.

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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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