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This week in esports: Arrests, Xfinity, Kellogg Company, Pittsburgh Knights


This week in esports saw CS:GO players in Australia get arrested for alleged match-fixing, Overwatch League partner with both Xfinity and Kellogg Company, and Pittsburgh Knights plan to expand into Latin America. We also have a twice-weekly newsletter that informs you of every significant happening in the business and industry side of esports, feel free […]

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WIN.gg announces return of WINNERS League for third season


WIN.gg has partnered with FACEIT once again for the third season of its WINNERS League. The league will see Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams from across Europe and North America compete for a total prize purse of $50,000 (£41,055.50). The competition is made up of three divisions to create accessibility for players of all levels, from […]

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ESI Gambling Report: The origin of esports’ most dynamic partnership


In the fast-moving world of esports partnerships, only a handful truly stand out as pioneering. Perhaps the oldest and most ahead of its time was the collaboration between a technology giant and a budding esports company: Intel and ESL. Through diligent research and a collection of interviews, we’ve put together an inside look at the […]

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GumGum Sports reveals esports social rankings for Q2 2019


Artificial intelligence-powered sports sponsorship and marketing technology company GumGum Sports has revealed the top ranking organisations in esports when it comes to social media presence and engagement during the second quarter of 2019. Helping to show exactly where the top organisations rank across a number of factors and then providing key insights based on that […]

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Overwatch League announces multi-year deal with Kellogg Company


Activision Blizzard has announced Kellogg Company as a partner of Overwatch League through a multi-year deal. The deal, which will last through 2021, includes co-marketing initiatives with Kellogg Company’s Cheez-It and Pringles brands. The deal will see Cheez-It Grooves and Pringles Wavy brands be the presenting sponsors of the halftime show and highlights segments during the 2019 Grand Finals. Additionally, a one-day […]

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United Masters League set to return for second season


Esports betting and media company Unikrn has announced that its United Masters League will return for a second season this autumn. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition will be supported by esports data platform GRID, which will provide statistics and data to bolster the broadcast experience. Rahul Sood, CEO of Unikrn discussed the league in a statement: […]

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Xfinity to sponsor Overwatch League playoffs and grand finals


Overwatch League has brought on Comcast brand Xfinity as the presenting sponsor of its playoffs and grand finals. The deal will see Xfinity have presence on the digital broadcasts at Twitch and ESPN, on ABC during the grand finals, and on-site at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Josh Cella, Head of Global Partnerships for Activision […]

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Abios launches widgets to bolster Unibet’s esports offering


Esports data and statistics company Abios has partnered with Nordic sportsbook Unibet. Through the deal, Abios will provide Unibet’s users with esports widgets that offer content and statistics – both before and during matches. Oskar Fröberg, Founder & CEO of Abios commented in a release: “The market of esports betting is still in its infancy and […]

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GIRLGAMER Esports Festival heads to Dubai for World Finals


GIRLGAMER Esports Festival is taking its World Finals to Dubai, UAE on December 12-14th. The event, which will be hosted at the Meydan Grandstand, will include a business conference and an awards ceremony alongside the main competition. Fernando Pereira, President of Grow uP eSports discussed the venture: “We are very enthusiastic about bringing our event to Dubai and incredibly happy […]

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Mogul enters Middle East through SARENA partnership


Australian esports tournament platform Mogul has announced a partnership with esports organisation and venue operator SARENA. The deal will assist Mogul in expanding into the Middle Eastern esports market. As part of the partnership, Mogul’s platform will be used for the ESaudi Professional League (eSPL) and the Electronic Prince Mohamed Bin Salman Cup (eMBS Cup), as well as […]

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