The first dedicated esports law firm has launched

ESG Law, the world's first dedicated esports law firm, has been launched by Bryce Blum.  The ESG stands for Electronic Sports and Gaming. On the 'About' section it states 'ESG Law represents...
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This week in Esports: More Vegas, Lagardère partner with SK and BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

We barely go a week without multiple large investments in the esports space, and whilst it has undoubtedly been quieter in the last seven days there's still been no shortage of...

Phoenix Armada are the inaugural Vainglory World Champions

Super Evil Megacorp, developers of Vainglory, crowned team Phoenix Armada as the first-ever Vainglory World Champions this weekend.  The team defeated North America’s Team SoloMid (TSM) 4-2 in the best-of-seven Grand Finals...

ESL & SLIVER.tv partner for first stream with augmented live stats in VR

ESL and SLIVER.tv are partnering up once again. This time it's for another esports and VR first; it'll be the first ever live-stream of CS:GO and League of Legends featuring augmented live stats...

Esports fashion brand ULT teams up with Versus

ULT, the California based esports apparel and fashion brand, has announced that it has teamed up with Versus Sports, on a clothing and content collaboration. Versus is a pro Madden organisation founded...

UMG Media to acquire Meta Threads

It has been announced that UMG Media Corp has entered 'into a framework agreement for the acquisition of all rights and shares of Meta Threads LLC'.  Meta Threads is an esports focused...
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GAMURS Group partners with Legacy Esports, Adelaide Football Club

Esports media network GAMURS Group has announced a partnership with Adelaide Football Club and the esports organisation it owns, Legacy Esports. This deal includes the the testing and implementation of artificial intelligence...
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Super League Gaming secures $15 million in Series C funding

Super League Gaming, the community platform that offers an array of competitions, content and social aspects for amateur gamers has secured $15 million (~£11.5m) in Series C funding. The funding comes from...
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Kings of the Merch – Benoit Pagotto – Fnatic

Next up in our ‘Kings of the Merch’ series which looks at the merchandising and apparel opportunity in esports right now is Benoit Pagotto is the Head of Marketing at Fnatic.  Check...

Unicorns of Love play it safe with BILLY BOY partnership

European esports organisation Unicorns of Love (UoL) has agreed on a partnership deal with German condom brand BILLY BOY. As part of the deal, BILLY BOY will feature on the UoL team...

Events

World of Tanks Blitz announces $30,000 Twister Cup

World of Tanks Blitz will see the four best teams in Blitz head to Minsk, Belarus, on November 11th to compete for their share...