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Oddin.gg acquires esports marketing agency Thousand Lives

Esports live-odds provider Oddin.gg has announced the acquisition of esports betting marketing agency Thousand Lives. Following the acquisition, Oddin.gg will absorb Thousand Lives' esports division and rebrand the new in-house branch to...
XP League

Unleashed Brands acquires XP League

North American franchise growth accelerator Unleashed Brands has acquired youth esports league XP League.  As a result of the deal, the accelerator will act as the parent company of the league. XP League currently hosts...

Heroic acquire BLAST Premier Member Team slot from Immortals

Norwegian esports organisation Heroic has been announced as a BLAST Premier Member Team after acquiring the slot from Immortals Gaming Club, the owners of MIBR. Heroic will join other notable CS:GO organisations...
Better Collective

Better Collective acquires FUTBIN and related domains for €105m

Sports betting media group Better Collective has announced the acquisition of FIFA community platform FUTBIN and its related assets for up to €105m (~£87m). According to the release, the purchase will...
Astoic Management Co-founders Lonnie Anthony (left) and Rob Martin (right)

XSET acqui-hires talent agency Astoic Management

North American esports organisation XSET has announced the acqui-hire of talent agency Astoic Management. As a result of the acquisition, XSET has appointed both Co-founders of Astoic Management to executive roles. Lonnie...
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Intema Solutions rebrands to React Gaming Group

Canadian esports and iGaming company Intema Solutions has overhauled its branding and will be operating under the name React Gaming Group Inc. from now on. The company will continue operating its esports teams...
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Sixers Innovation Lab launches fund to support startups across esports, gaming

Sixers Innovation Lab, a venture capital fund supported by Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment (HBSE), has launched a second fund to support early-stage startups across the United States. The fund will focus...
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ReKTGlobal to be acquired by Metaverse company Infinite Reality for $470m

Metaverse entertainment and production company Infinite Reality (iR) has reached an agreement to acquire esports conglomerate ReKTGlobal for $470m (~£360m). The merger integrates ReKTGlobal's esports properties into iR, including its esports team...
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Epic Games raises $2bn to grow metaverse efforts

Game developer and publisher Epic Games has announced a $2bn (~£1.5bn) round of financing involving Sony Group Corporation and KIRKBI. Epic Games said the financial injection will be used to support the...
Community Gaming

Community Gaming closes $16m Series A round

Esports tournaments platform Community Gaming has closed a $16m (~£12.25m) Series A funding round, led by SoftBank Group.  The round was carried out via Softbank’s SB Opportunity Fund and included participation from...