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Riot Games names John Needham as Global Head of LoL Esports

Riot Games has appointed John Needham as its new Global Head of League of Legends esports. Before his new role, Needham was the Managing Director of Europe and North America at Riot...
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Rocket Mortgage to sponsor LCS Summer Finals

Riot Games has announced Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans as the first presenting sponsor of the LCS Summer Finals. Taking place on August 24-25th, the finals will be hosted in the Little...

Riot Games announces subscription streaming service

Riot Games has announced a new subscription-based streaming service for League of Legends Pro View. The service will launch with the 2019 Summer Split and will be available in both the League of...

paiN Gaming announces partnership with Coca-Cola

paiN Gaming, a leading esports team in Brazil, has announced a new partnership with global beverage giant Coca-Cola.  Coca-Cola will work exclusively with the paiN Gaming League of Legends team which plays...
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Golden Guardians announces Zenni Optical as eyewear partner

Golden State Warriors' LCS franchise Golden Guardians has appointed Zenni Optical as its official eyewear partner. Zenni Optical will activate the partnership at the LCS Studio in Los Angeles when the Summer...
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Riot Games to introduce revenue-sharing passes for League of Legends

Riot Games has announced intentions to implement revenue-sharing features in-game to support League of Legends esports. Introducing region-specific fan or team passes, each sale will see 50% of the revenue split across the...

Riot Games announces governing body for collegiate LoL

League of Legends publisher Riot Games has announced the launch of a governing body to handle their collegiate and high school esports. As per prior reports, The Riot Scholastic Association of America (RSAA) is...
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State Farm expands League of Legends esports involvement

Insurance and financial giant State Farm has extended and expanded its sponsorship deal with Riot Games for League of Legends esports. State Farm will sponsor the following events through 2021: LCS, League...
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Riot Games to found governing body for collegiate LoL

Riot Games is reportedly set to announce the founding of a governing body for collegiate League of Legends esports in the United States. The decision comes after the NCAA Board of Governors decided against...
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Riot Games directs Echo Fox to take action following investigation

Update 16/05/19 - 23:38PM BST: Echo Fox reached out to Esports Insider with the following statement: "We are working with the highest level of urgency to remove the investor from the...

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eFootball.Pro reaches broadcast deal with Sport1

eFootball.Pro has entered an agreement with German television channel Sport1 that will see the action broadcast on its network. Specifically, matches and highlights from the...