Intel FutureGen programme returns for 2021

National Student Esports (NSE), the official body of university esports in the UK, has announced that the Intel FutureGen programme will be returning in 2021. The initiative, which launched in 2019, aims to cultivate new esports...

Learfield IMG strikes Esports Engine, Mainline and Endeavor deals for Level Next

Learfield IMG College has announced partnerships with operations company Esports Engine, tournament software and management company Mainline, and Endeavor for its Level Next collegiate league. Level Next was first announced back in October after...

GamingMalta partners with European Development Championship

Independent non-profit foundation GamingMalta has announced a partnership with the European Development Championship, a series of Counter Strike: Global Offence tournaments organised by Eden Esports and Fantasyexpo. Tasked with the remit of...

Talon Esports enlists Cavea for audience and sponsorship analytics

Hong Kong-based organisation Talon Esports has announced a commercial partnership with sponsorship and audience analytics firm Cavea. Cavea, which works with other esports firms such as Astralis, Fnatic, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and DreamHack, will...

British Esports Association teams with FACEIT for Women in Esports initiative

The British Esports Association has partnered with esports platform FACEIT as part of its ‘Women in Esports’ initiative. As a result of the collaboration, Women in Esports will gain its own organiser...
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Sportradar extends betting integrity partnership with Live Media

Leading sports data company Sportradar has told Esports Insider that its partnership with Live Media has been extended to monitor the integrity of Movistar Liga Pro Gaming season six, a Dota 2...

ESI Gambling Report: The Latin America gold rush

This year has seen esports betting dominate global news cycles far-and-wide as traditional sports went temporarily offline. Operators armed with esports offerings saw sharp spikes in company KPIs while other stakeholders,...

CASIO unveils FaZe Clan G-SHOCK watch

Consumer electronics manufacturer Casio America has partnered with esports organisation FaZe Clan to create a customised model of its G-SHOCK watch.  The collaboration comes as a homage to FaZe Clan, with 2020...
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TECHIIA merges WP Merchandise and FS Holding, pledges $14m-$30m investment

TECHIIA Holding, the parent company of WePlay Esports, has merged the assets of WP Merchandise and FS Holding.  TECHIIA plans to invest between $14-30 million (£10-23m) into these companies over the next three...

Wisdom Gaming Group tapped for NA Legends of Runeterra broadcasts

Riot Games has announced that Wisdom Gaming Group will handle North American broadcasts for its Legends of Runeterra esports competitions into 2021. The collectible card game (CCG), which spins off from the...