ESforce and MediaMarkt pen partnership

ESforce Esports Holding Company have signed a deal with MediaMarkt, a large operator in consumer electronic retail. The MediaMarkt chain includes over 800 stores spanning 15 countries.  The announcement states that the companies " intend...
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Nik Rytterstrom – Luxor Las Vegas – Building an esports mecca

Last week brought news of Allied Esports and Esports Arena teaming up with Luxor Las Vegas, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, to open a dedicated 30,000 square foot esports venue in early 2018.  MGM Resorts International hosts...

Ninjas in Pyjamas extend Twitch partnership

Ahead of the Easter weekend Ninjas in Pyjamas revealed that they had signed a contract extension to its deal with Twitch.  This will see the partnership between NiP and Amazon owned Twitch...
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This week in Esports: Las Vegas, Fnatic and a Finnish football club

As we hit the long Easter weekend there's no better time to summarise another busy week of esports news. Esports juggernaut Fnatic secured $7 million (£5.64m) in investment from investors including...

Team Dignitas to begin live streaming via Facebook

Well established esports franchise Team Dignitas will no longer stream exclusively on Twitch, announcing that they will also offer live streaming on Facebook. The aim of the expansion to Facebook is to drive...
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ESL’s EsportsTV is coming to Playstation Vue

ESL has announced that its EsportsTV service will launch in the near future on PlayStation Vue. This is the first time that EsportsTV will be available in the USA.  ESL launched EsportsTV back in May 2016; the 24/7...

Hisense and EG partner to create unique Halo fan experience

Evil Geniuses have partnered with consumer technology brand Hisense to offer a unique fan opportunity to compete with the EG Halo team on one of the biggest TV screens in the world. https://twitter.com/Hisense_USA/status/851887118062419968 It...

Finnish football club SJK expand into CS:GO

Finnish football club Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho ("SJK") has expanded its esports offering to now include Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.  The club signed Juho ”Koppinen” Järveläksi to represent them in FIFA back in January but the acquisition...
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GiGse will explore the marriage of esports and gaming

Esports is set to play a big part at the 2017 edition of  GiGse (April 26 – 28, Marriott Marquis Marina, San Diego) with sessions looking at how the gambling sector...

Allied Esports & Esports Arena are developing an esports arena at the Luxor in...

Allied Esports and Esports Arena have announced plans for a new dedicated esports venue to be developed at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The new Esports Arena Las...

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Dota 2’s The International 7 will remain in Seattle

Valve has recently announced that its flagship Dota 2 event will remain in Seattle amidst rumours that Donald Trump's administration could force it elsewhere. The...