PENTA 1860

PENTA Sports launches League of Legends team with TSV 1860 Munich

Esports organisation PENTA Sports has teamed up with German football club TSV 1860 Munich to launch a joint League of Legends team. Known as PENTA 1860, the team will compete in German league...
LEC DXRacer Foot Locker

LEC adds DXRacer and Foot Locker as partners for 2019 season

Riot Games' premier European competition, LEC, has solidified its roster of partners for the 2019 season. The League of Legends event announced Foot Locker and DXRacer as its two new brand partners...

Riot Games finds two new organising partners for League of Legends Japan League

Riot Games has announced a partnership with two companies for the new season of its League of Legends Japan League (LJL). PlayBrain and Yoshimoto Creative Agency have joined in a multi-year partnership...

Team Liquid announces delicious new sponsorship with Jersey Mike’s Subs

North American esports organisation, Team Liquid, have announced their new sub sandwich sponsor, Jersey Mike’s Subs. Along with this announcement Team Liquid have stated they will be launching “Jersey Thursdays”, a promotion...
Riot Games LEC PG Esports

Riot Games partners with PG Esports for Italian LEC broadcast

League of Legends developer Riot Games has forged a partnership with PG Esports to produce an Italian broadcast for the League of Legends European Championship (LEC). Starting January 18th, the inaugural season...
ReKTGlobal Rogue Series A

ReKTGlobal and Rogue raise $10.8 million in Series A funding

ReKTGlobal, the parent company of organisation Rogue, has raised $10.8 million (£8,402,400) in a Series A funding round. Nick Gross, an entrepreneur and musician, led the round and will join the board...

LEC enters partnership with energy company Shell

Riot Games' League of Legends European Championship (LEC) has found a new partner in the form of Royal Dutch Shell, more commonly referred to as Shell. This is the British-Dutch oil and...
Cloud9 Puma

Cloud9’s LCS team finds apparel partner in Puma

North American organisation Cloud9 has entered a partnership with Puma, marking the German athletic apparel company's first venture in esports. The deal specifically involves Cloud9's LCS team and will result in Puma providing...

What’s on this week? – LEC’s be ‘avin you – January 14th – 21st

“What’s on this week?” is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI picks a selection of...
TCL Espor Sahnesi

TCL’s Espor Sahnesi arena prepares to open its doors

Turkish Champions League (TCL) - Riot Games' professional League of Legends competition based in Turkey - is gearing up for its 2019 Winter Season, and it'll take all place in a...

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Are esports organisers anti-gambling?

So with skins dying a death and regulation forcing its way through esports betting, we should surely expect more partnerships between bookmakers and teams and...