This week in esports 220520

This week in esports: Evil Geniuses, hummel, LCK, Vodafone Giants

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Evil Geniuses...
LG Gaming Launched

LG Electronics launches dedicated esports channel, LG Gaming

Multinational electronics company LG Electronics UK has launched its esports and gaming-dedicated channel, LG Gaming. In partnership with UK-based esports agency Kairos Esports, LG Gaming will serve the esports and gaming communities...
Statespace Aim Lab Series A

Aim Lab parent Statespace raises $15M in Series A

Statespace, a company that combines gaming with cognitive science and artificial intelligence, has raised $15 million (£12.3 million). The Series A round was led by Khosla Ventures, with founding partner Samir Kaul joining the company's...

Renegades CEO fined for soliciting investments in organisation

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has dealt Renegades CEO Chris Roumayeh a 21-month ban from the brokerage industry for soliciting investments without disclosing his position within the organisation. The suspension, also...
NALCS Players Association NACE

NACE partners with North American LCS Players Association

National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and the North American League of Legends Championship Series Players Association (NALCSPA) have joined forces to create educational opportunities for LCS players. The alliance also gives players a chance...
Team Secret HUYA

Team Secret enters multi-year deal with HUYA

European organisation Team Secret has established a multi-year a partnership with Chinese streaming platform HUYA. As part of the deal, Team Secret's players will stream on the platform. HUYA will also act as a jersey...
Luis Robles Luckbox

Luckbox scores investment from Inter Miami footballer Luis Robles

Esports bookmaker Luckbox has received investment from American football player Luis Robles. Luckbox announced intentions to list itself publicly on the TSX Venture Exchange earlier this week. RELATED: Luckbox looks to go public on...

Immortals and Nerd Street Gamers launch online esports summer camps

Immortals Gaming Club and Philadelphia-based Nerd Street Gamers have partnered to produce online esports summer camps around a pair of competitive games. The companies have collaborated to develop three total camps: two...
Promod Esports Launch

Promod Esports launched by former ESL UK COO Rob Black

Rob Black, the former Chief Operating Officer of ESL UK, has unveiled the launch of Promod Esports - a turnkey esports solutions agency. The agency will offer project management, live broadcast services, and...
PMPL South Asia set to relaunch with Mountain Dew partnership

PUBG Mobile Pro League South Asia shakes things up with Mountain Dew

PUBG Mobile Pro League (PMPL) South Asia is set to relaunch alongside a partnership with soft drink brand Mountain Dew. Competition is scheduled from May 22nd to June 14th after all PMPL...