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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Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition Season 2 announced

WB Games and NetherRealm Studios have announced that Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition will return for a second season on December 5th. The Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition: Season 2 will be hosted on the PlayStation...
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PUBG Corporation announces 2021 offline Global Invitational.s

PUBG Corporation has announced the PUBG Global Invitational.s (PGI.S), an eight-week PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds esports festival to be hosted in South Korea next spring. PGI.S will run from February 2nd to March 28th, 2021, and promises to...

Esports movers and shakers in October 2020

The esports industry is full of talented people. As a result, thousands of companies from multi-billion-pound developers to new startups are constantly shuffling their leadership teams. So that you stay up...
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Rebuilding the OPL in Riot Games’ absence

Riot Games’ October 7th announcement that it was shutting down the Oceania region’s professional League of Legends competition, the Oceanic Pro League (OPL), was a shock decision to most. Off the back of...
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ESIC and ESEA identify seven cases of misconduct in MDL

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) and ESL subsidiary ESEA have released a joint statement providing an update into its Mountain Dew League (MDL) investigation launched on September 3rd. The summary identifies seven...
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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...
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Chiefs Esports Club to host L’Oréal Valorant Invitational

Australian esports organisation Chiefs Esports Club has announced the launch of an Oceania-based VALORANT tournament, the L'Oréal Men Expert Invitational. The tournament will see eight of the region's top VALORANT teams compete over three...