Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, November 2020

As always, there were plenty of notable deals made in the esports industry last month. Tokidoki and Team Liquid; Casio and FaZe Clan; ESforce and Skillbox; and many more. To keep...

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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Flamengo Esports lands Redragon as jersey and peripheral sponsor

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company has signed a 30-month long sponsorship agreement with gaming peripheral manufacturer Redragon for Flamengo Esports. The sponsorship will include over $170,000 (£127,500) in cash and over $10,000 (£7,500) worth of...
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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,...

Lenovo and Fusion named Prêmio eSports Brasil 2020 sponsors

Prêmio eSports Brasil 2020, an annual awards ceremony celebrating Brazil’s most prominent industry figures, has named Computer manufacturer Lenovo and energy drink company Fusion as official sponsors. The upcoming edition of Prêmio...

KRÜ Esports CEO Sergio Agüero discusses the team’s origin and ambitions

Disclaimer: This interview was conducted by Pablo Monti, on behalf of The Esports Journal, sister brand to Esports Insider. Sergio “Kun” Agüero is widely regarded as one of the best Premier League footballers...