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epic.LAN renews Overclockers UK sponsorship for 2021

British event organiser epic.LAN has extended its partnership with hardware retailer Overclockers UK to as remain the headline sponsor for its 2021 events. The partnership will focus on content and live shows featuring members of...
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Value in Western esports: The importance of League and CS:GO

When we discuss value in the Western esports industry, what are we usually referring to? And where is it found? Industry valuations are not the concern of this discussion; some believe the...

Activision Blizzard hires deputy MLB commissioner to lead esports

Activision Blizzard made a significant personnel move this week, announcing the hiring of Major League Baseball deputy commissioner Tony Pettiti to lead its esports and entertainment efforts. Pettiti, who will officially begin...

ESL and DreamHack enter Chinese media rights deal with DouYu

ESL and DreamHack, both under parent company Modern Times Group (MTG), have signed a one-year, Mandarin-language exclusive deal with Chinese streaming service DouYu. The ESL Pro Tour for Starcraft II and Warcraft...
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This week in esports: Barclays, FaZe Studios, JBL, Twitch

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 Barclays sponsor...
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ESL and DreamHack enter three-year broadcast deal with Twitch

Tournament organisers ESL and DreamHack have entered a three-year broadcast partnership with live streaming platform Twitch. From 2021, the English streams for "major" ESL and DreamHack events will be exclusively broadcast on the platform. RELATED: ESL and DreamHack...
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WIN launches esports betting platform, Winners.bet

Having already seen WIN Group launch its content hub and WINNERS League competition, Esports Insider received a behind-the-curtain look at its latest product: Winners.bet. Winners.bet has teamed up with BetConstruct for its...
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Acer’s Predator dominates activations at IEM Katowice

IEM Katowice is well underway, and despite the prohibition of on-site attendance, ESL's event is proceeding at full steam and maintaining an impressive audience online. Key among the partners helping to promote...
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x-kom AGO gets healthier with Garmin sponsorship

Polish organisation x-kom AGO has received sponsorship from technology company Garmin, best known for its sports and fitness watches. The sponsorship will see players fitted with the company's line of Fenix 6 series watches...
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This week in esports: BT, IMAX, Blizzard, Olympique Lyonnais

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 BT and...