Esports investment report: $28.8m committed in February 2021

According to Esports Insider’s calculations, around $28.8m (~£20.6m) of disclosed esports investment was committed in February 2021. Nearly half of that money — $11.5m (~£8.23m) — was raised by Nerd Street...
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The state of the funding market for esports organisations in 2021

Coming as a surprise to many, Nordisk Films and Parken Sport & Entertainment decided to cease operations of the Danish esports organisation North on Friday, February 5th.  Nordisk and PS&E also own...
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NODWIN Gaming MD on the rise of PC esports in India

In recent years, South Asia has positioned itself as one of the bigger mobile gaming markets. The now-banned PUBG Mobile helped usher in a new era of gaming and esports culture...
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YouGov introduces game-changing data platform to esports

British polling and data company YouGov has enhanced its Global Fan Profiles tool so properties, sponsors and rights holders can track fan sentiment and attitudes in esports. RELATED: YouGov hires Nicole Pike as esports and gaming lead The...

Esports Entertainment Group files NJ gaming licence

Publicly listed gambling operator Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has submitted its gaming licence with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). If approved, the licence will allow EEG to operate and...
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CSPPA and EPIC Risk Management become Gambling Awareness Partners

The Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association (CSPPA) and EPIC Risk Management have agreed to become global Gambling Awareness Partners, according to a release. RELATED: GRID and CSPPA collaborate to enhance CS:GO World Ranking System EPIC...

The sober Dutch approach to esports

The vicious slash of 2020 didn’t quite find the achilles tendon of esports, but even the largest event of the largest esport, League of Legends Worlds, moved with a visible limp;...
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The top Indian and SEA esports business developments in January 2021

January signalled the beginning of an important year for stakeholders in the Asian esports ecosystem. Some have tipped 2021 as the year mobile esports goes mainstream, and all eyes will be...
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Esports investment report: $61.6m committed in January 2021

Disclosed esports investment in January was considerable — albeit lopsided. According to Esports Insider's calculations, around $61.6m (~£44.84m) of disclosed investment was committed in January 2021 — most of which came from...
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Meet the Esports Insider Hall of Fame Class of 2020

With attendees tuning in from all over the world tonight, Esports Insider had the pleasure of inducting three new members into the ESI Hall of Fame’s class of 2020, concluding day...