Esports Red Card 2021

Mailman Group unveils inaugural Esports Red Card Report

International digital sports agency Mailman Group has launched the Esports Red Card Report, with its inaugural edition looking at the performance of overseas esports organisations and their performance across China's ecosystem. RELATED: ESL and DreamHack...
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BLAST Premier announces 2021 plans, $2.48m total prize pool

Esports tournament organiser BLAST has announced plans for the 2021 BLAST Premier Championship, a Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) event, including a total prize pool of $2,475,000 (£1,832,936). RELATED: TV2 renews broadcast deal...
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Prodigy Agency receives €1m investment from Trust Esport

Esports talent agency Prodigy Agency has announced it has received €1m (£912,470) from esports venture capital fund Trust Esport. The funding will be used to support its global expansion, recruit new team members, and...

Riot Games strikes global partnership with Barracks

Riot Games has named Chilean technology company Barracks as an official partner for the publisher's esports competitions worldwide.  Barracks provides player statistics for use during esports broadcasts, with the aim of deepening audience engagement. The...

Esports investment report: $63.27m committed in November 2020

Compared to September and October—two gargantuan months for esports investment—things cooled down last month. According to Esports Insider's calculations, September totalled £143.6m and October saw £240.24m in overall disclosed investment. Funding...

Esports movers and shakers: November 2020

Keeping track of the esports industry’s key personnel changes can be an arduous task. That’s why each month, Esports Insider rounds up all the industry’s movers and shakers, compiling them into...
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Gambling on VALORANT: Key markets and important data

Darina Goldin, the Director of Data Science at Bayes Esports writes for Esports Insider to discuss Riot Games'  new hot commodity, VALORANT. In the feature, Goldin breaks down the game's key...
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University College London triumphs in PLANET9 University Invitational

The PLANET9 University Invitational, a varsity competition between eight London universities, concluded on Saturday, with University College London becoming the inaugural champions. RELATED: PLANET9 continues to gain momentum with University Invitational PLANET9, an esports competition...

GamingMalta named among list of new IESF members

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has expanded its membership portfolio by partnering with six new associations across three continents. It has been announced that the national esports associations of Congo, Kuwait, Malta,...
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Global Esports Federation teams up with Sports Innovation Lab

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has named technology and research company Sports Innovation Lab as a global supporter. As a result of the partnership, Sports Innovation Lab will look to use its knowledge and expertise to develop...