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BLAST dives into Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt tournament

Tournament organiser BLAST has announced its first venture into Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt - an online tournament with a $145,000 (£116,049) dynamic prize pool for players and a $5,000 (£4,001) cash...
Esports Movers and Shakers April 2020

Esports movers and shakers in April 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...
Esports Partnerships and Sponsorships April 2020

Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for April 2020

Each and every month, dozens of partnerships and sponsorships are announced in esports. It’s hard to keep track of every development if you don’t follow Esports Insider religiously, but even then,...
Esports Investments April 2020

$42.5M raised in disclosed esports investments in April 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...
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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...

Coping with coronavirus: BLAST on the pivot from stadium to stream

The spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has had a devastating rippling effect across the world that impacts virtually every industry, including esports. While the inherently digital nature of video games...
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How the NLC aims to bolster local League of Legends esports

Earlier this month, DreamHack heralded the launch of a new tournament, the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC), in partnership with Riot Games. The NLC will act as the newest European Regional League (ERL) on the...
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This week in Chinese esports: Edward Gaming, Four Angry Men

Each week, Esports Insider brings together the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China. This week in Chinese esports saw Edward Gaming announce a home venue, Four Angry Men partner with BIXIN...
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From MLG to Vindex: The story of Mike Sepso

In October 2019, MLG co-founders Mike Sepso and Sundance DiGiovanni launched a new venture, Vindex, with $60 million (£46.6 million) in funding. When they first started working together back in the...

This week in esports: Eurosport, GUNNAR, Madden NFL, CoD: Mobile

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 Eurosport pick...