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Ross Video to host webinars on esports production

Ross Video will be hosting two esports facing webinars on July 7th & 9th, Throughout the talks they will cover all areas of esports production, and will be joined by guests fro ESL & Next Generation Esports.

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Live Media enters broadcast deal with HUYA

Latin American event organiser Live Media has established a broadcasting deal with Chinese live streaming platform HUYA. Live Media is behind Liga Pro Gaming, an initiative sponsored by Spanish telecommunications company Movistar. RELATED: Riot Games taps HUYA as Chinese broadcast partner for LCS and LEC Liga Pro Gaming will have a personalised channel with content created from […]

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ELEAGUE partners with Fullscreen to add advertising opportunities

WarnerMedia properties ELEAGUE and Fullscreen have partnered to provide an all-in-one stop for brands who want to connect with gamers. Fullscreen is an entertainment company that offers services to assist brands in creating social media content and partnering with creators. The company is owned by Otter Media, which also owns CrunchyRoll and Rooster Teeth. RELATED: […]

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PlayBrain closes $6 million Series A funding round

Japanese esports event organiser PlayBrain announced a $6 million (£4.8 million) Series A financing round. The round included return investor BITKRAFT Esports Ventures and brings PlayBrain’s total funding since launch to $8 million (£6.5 million). BITKRAFT’s investment amount was not disclosed. RELATED: Japanese government devises plan for esports expansion PlayBrain is a full-service esports tournament and media […]

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100 Thieves hires Jeremy Azevedo as VP of Content

North American organisation 100 Thieves has brought on Jeremy Azevedo as its VP of Content. The organisation places heavy emphasis on content, from ongoing esports-focused documentaries series to more influencer-based one-off videos. RELATED: Patricia von Halle promoted to Director of Consumer Marketing at ESL Azevedo previously worked at IGN Entertainment as its Head of Gaming Programming, […]

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BenQ ZOWIE partners with Helix eSports

ZOWIE, the American esports division of tech and electronics corporation BenQ, has announced a partnership with “esports experience” company Helix eSports. The deal will see ZOWIE outfit Helix eSports’ gaming and virtual reality centres with esports monitors as the company’s official gaming monitor partner. In addition, ZOWIE will provide prizes for upcoming competitions. RELATED: Helix eSports welcomes Razer as […]

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Pinnacle bets on Abios with data partnership

Online bookmaker Pinnacle has announced a partnership with Abios, a B2B provider of esports data and statistics. The deal will see the Swedish data provider connect with Pinnacle in order to “facilitate further enhancements to the company’s renowned esports offering”, according to a release. RELATED: FLASHPOINT gets inside track with Pinnacle partnership Marco Blume, Trading Director for Pinnacle, gave additional context […]

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Mastercard supports DreamHack’s NLC for 2020

Tournament organiser DreamHack has established a partnership with Mastercard for its Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC). Mastercard will serve as the official payment partner of the competition for the 2020 season. RELATED: DreamHack’s NLC calls in Telia as partner through 2021 As part of the deal, Mastercard will offer “Priceless Play of the Match” rewards […]

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Psyonix announces The Field, Rocket League’s new feeder system

Psyonix has partnered with Rival Esports to create a comprehensive new feeder system for Rocket League esports called The Field. The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) and its feeder the Rocket League Rival Series (RLRS) won’t be replaced by The Field, but teams successful in this competition will get a chance to break into the […]

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Esports Entertainment Group appoints pair to senior leadership positions

Malta-based gambling enterprise Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has appointed former Argyll Entertainment executives to senior leadership positions within the company. Stuart Tilly and Dan Marks will join the ranks of EEG as its Corporate Secretary and Chief Financial Officer, respectively. The dyad will transition to EEG from senior positions at Argyll Entertainment, an online gambling […]

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Esports Insider’s stance on recent industry abuse and misconduct allegations

It’s hard to know where to begin writing this, nor what good it will really do, but I didn’t want to leave this unaddressed by Esports Insider. As we know, the #MeToo movement in our industry is unfolding, and the breadth and depth of it is alarming. Worse still is that as I write this […]

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A huge thank you to all those who took part and watched WFH League Season 1. The event raised over £1,000 for Special Effect! We'll see you all for Season 2!

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