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Tencent made $21 billion in revenue last year

Tencent is the company behind both Riot Games and Supercell. Following the release of its latest annual revenue report, it has been revealed that last year alone it saw over $21bn in...

Gfinity announce OMEN by HP as Elite Series partner

Gfinity have today announced OMEN by HP as the first official partner of the inaugural Gfinity Elite Series. OMEN will be the "Official Hardware Partner" and thus will be integrated throughout both the Challenger Series...

Ad Finem join the PENTA family

PENTA Sports yesterday announced that it has acquired the Ad Finem organisation.  PENTA Sports is a German organisation that has teams competing in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Crossfire, FIFA, Hearthstone, Rainbox Six, H1Z1 and Rocket...
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Copenhagen Flames renew partnership with Elgiganten

Copenhagen Flames yesterday announced that it has renewed its partnership with Elgiganten, the largest consumer electronics retailer in the Nordic countries. Copenhagen Flames are relative newcomers to the esports scene yet have made massive strides...
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Deutsche Fußball Liga tender esports rights

It was announced on Monday that the Deutsche Fußball Liga ("DFL") will tender for "interactive entertainment products" for both the Bundesliga and the Bundesliga 2.  The press release reads that the leagues will issue...

Gerard Piqué has made his move in esports

FC Barcelona centreback Gerard Piqué and an announcement was made yesterday that he's on the lookout for professionals with a passion for esports and football.  The project, titled efootball.pro, is actively seeking experienced...
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Cloud9 secures investment from Reddit co-founder & others

Cloud9 are in the money. The organisation has secured a Series A round of funding which includes a number of big names as investors.  These include the likes of Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, San...

Unikrn add Rocket League to sportsbook offering

Unikrn announced late yesterday that they will be offering odds on Season 3 of the Rocket League Championship Series through their sportsbook. At Esports Insider we've made no secret of our love...
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DOJO Madness acquire LeagueCoaching.gg to add human coaching layer to data-driven offering

DOJO Madness, an esports big data startup, have today announced the acquisition of LeagueCoaching.gg in a move to expand their data-driven offerings into the personal training market. The deal will see LeagueCoaching.gg...
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Mediavision report suggests viewing on esports and gaming at all time high in Sweden

Mediavision have released their "esports and gaming 2016/17" report suggesting almost 400,000 Swedes consume esports and/or gaming content daily.  The analysis comments that the aforementioned figures make esports and gaming considerably more popular...

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Copenhagen Flames partner with Travel Sense

In one of the cooler team partnerships to emerge from esports in recent times, Copenhagen Flames have partnered with travel service Travel Sense to...