Pinnacle SpecialEffect

Pinnacle enters partnership with SpecialEffect

Curaçao-based sports betting provider Pinnacle has entered a partnership with UK-based charity SpecialEffect for the remainder of 2019. The deal includes the sportbook's donation of headline sponsorship advertising at ECS Season 7 Finals, which...

BLAST Pro Series: LA introduce Bo3 semi-final & Front Row experience

RFRSH Entertainment has announced changes to BLAST Pro Series: LA which includes a Bo3 semi-final and a Front Row experience.  Taking place on July 13-14, six CS:GO teams will go head-to-head for their share...
Vexed Gaming Acquisition

Vexed Gaming acquired by Cooldown Ventures

Esports management and services company Cooldown Ventures has acquired assets from Hong Kong-based company WeGotGame, subsequently taking control over UK organisation Vexed Gaming and French organisation eFrog. Cooldown Ventures will operate out of...
ESI Job Picks

ESI Job Picks – Find the job for you in esports – June Edition

How do you land that dream job in esports? Where do you find the best esports jobs? With the industry growing at an almost alarming rate, there are more roles emerging...

Esport 8 International announces Esports Summer Camp 2019

Esport 8 International has announced Esports Summer Camp 2019, its League of Legends training camp in China. The 11-day camp is open to both individuals and teams looking to improve their game skill...

Las Vegas to host inaugural Metarama Gaming + Music Festival

Concert and event production company C3 Presents has announced it's the latest event, the Metarama Gaming + Music Festival. The new festival is due to take place the weekend of October 19-20 at...

ESPN & EA announce Apex Legends series EXP

ESPN has collaborated with Electronic Arts to announce EXP, an Apex Legends competition. EXP will be featured at massive events such as The 2019 ESPYS and X Games Minneapolis 2019 this...

KAYDEE and MMmedia announces Cinema Loves Esports

Berlin-based agency KAYDEE and merchandise specialist MMmedia have announced Cinema Loves Esports, a platform which brings esports viewing to German cinemas.  Starting July 7th, 30 cinemas will broadcast the final day of...
John Needham Riot Games

Riot Games names John Needham as Global Head of LoL Esports

Riot Games has appointed John Needham as its new Global Head of League of Legends esports. Before his new role, Needham was the Managing Director of Europe and North America at Riot...

Yuriy Lazebnikov – WePlay! – Solving esports’ grassroots problem

There’s little doubt that esports prize-pools are top-heavy. Take Dota 2’s The International as a prime example - and the winning team has taken home over $10,000,000 in the last two...