FansUnite Acquires Askott Entertainment

FansUnite completes acquisition of Askott Entertainment

Sports entertainment company FansUnite has completed the acquisition of Vancouver-based iGaming software development firm Askott Entertainment. The two entities will merge to create a leading online gaming company focused on sports betting...
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Esports Insider unveils finalists for The Clutch Digital

Esports Insider, the leading B2B esports events company, is excited to unveil the finalists for The Clutch Digital, a startup pitching initiative which provides the most promising esports ventures with the...
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ESI Digital Summer Partnership Spotlight: Kinguin LOUNGE

Esports Insider is proud to announce Kinguin LOUNGE, the most ambitious esports-centred membership program to-date, as Presenting Partner of ESI Digital Summer (#ESIDIGITAL).  LOUNGE is a new membership program created to connect...

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...
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Warsteiner partners with ESL One Cologne 2020 for music contest

ESL has announced that German brewery Warsteiner will be an official partner of this month’s online ESL One Cologne event, and will host a contest for musicians and bands. The Warsteiner Music...
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Relog Media finds Southeast Asian broadcast partner in eGG Network

European event organiser Relog Media has entered a broadcast partnership with Malaysian channel eGG Network. The deal commences on August 10th with the third iteration of Relog Media's Nine to Five event series...
Riot Games ethics committee

Riot Games to reportedly establish ethics committee after NEOM backlash

Riot Games plans to establish an ethics committee and global deals council after the company's short-lived partnership with NEOM, a Saudi Arabian city development project. The global deals council will implement a...

WINNERS League Season 4 boasts exponential growth

WINNERS League Season 4 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) ended last month, and WIN.gg has reported its largest-ever viewership numbers amidst the pandemic. According to the company, its Twitch channel racked up...
Esports movers and shakers July 2020

Esports movers and shakers in July 2020

The esports industry is growing by effectively every metric and so too are the companies and organisations that inhabit it; with this comes new employment opportunities and promotions. With coronavirus affecting...
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Media rights on the rise, WISE Ventures launches Version1 | ESI Digest #4 (07/08/20)

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...