TLEP #053 – How To Bet CS:GO Skins Online

In the course of everyone sharing their thoughts about the recent CS:GO gambling fiascos involving several prominent YouTubers, many reports on the subject involve a brief description of how making money on CS:GO skins work. However, the explanations offered in these articles aren’t nearly specific enough and only outline the process. Therefore, I’ve decided to take an entire episode and dedicate it to fully explaining how to gamble with skins.

the lowercase esports podcast isn’t–obviously–sponsored by any skins site, but I’m totally open to that, provided some specific conditions are met. If you represent a betting site, have listened to the podcast and are interested in sponsoring the podcast, my contact page has details on how to reach out to me. If you’re looking for more podcast content, the episode list and the links you’re looking for are here.

TLEP #052 – ELEAGUE Exclusion Edict Expressed Erroneously

Yesterday was quite the eventful day for the CS:GO scene. ELEAGUE’s exclusion of SK Gaming and Team X was a certainly controversial and the sheer fact that this sanction came about from a petition co-signed by seven team owners who effectively threatened to pull their business is remarkable. While the legal side of this decision has sparked discontent toward Turner’s handling of the situation, the delivery of this decision was executed in an abysmal manner. ELEAGUE’s commissioner should be ashamed at how this was handled.

Today’s episode of the lowercase esports podcast is a lengthy, speculation-filled overview of the ramifications of yesterday’s judgement. I’ve said the podcast is meant to be a fifteen to twenty minute affair, but I fully reserve the option to throw the time guidelines straight out and I’ve done exactly that for today’s episode.

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An apology, post-unplanned hiatus.

Sorry I’ve been incommunicado these past few days. I would say that I’ve been partaking in the holiday weekend, but that wouldn’t be the truth. I took a break from everything because I wasn’t happy with the effort I was putting into the content I was making for the podcast and on this blog. Therefore, I took the weekend to not think about it so much and delve into some of the sweet deals that Lord Gaben hath made available for real currency–including the entire Deus Ex series for less than $10.

This Thursday, we’ll get back to form with the lowercase esports podcast. I am also considering revamping the episode release schedule (presently Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday) so that I can focus on making fifteen-to-twenty minute episodes that have some sort of resemblance of organization, if not quality.

But also, in the light of the CSGOLotto revelations of this past weekend, here’s this summary of what esports betting is all about in less than 140 characters:

TLEP #050 – The Leffen Petition Doesn’t Matter After All

We finally got the non-response to the Leffen Petition from the White House that thousands of signatories had wanted. Today’s first episode since this last impromptu break in podcasting production focuses on the message that we all received at about 1900 Eastern yesterday. I try not to get too political as far as left- or right-based opinions, but–from my experience–it’s difficult to not be skeptical about the government.

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Another podcast day, another delay.

I still don’t have a reliable internet connection at my house, so I’m going to postpone the recording of the podcast for another couple of days. The repair technician that Verizon is supposedly sending to address the transmission box’s jury-rigged power supply won’t be out until then.

In any case, the lowercase esports podcast will return… eventually. Don’t lose hope. Even if you probably already had. It’s okay.

To be honest with you, I wouldn’t put any stock in me either.