GameCo announces licence agreement with BANDAI NAMCO

GameCo Inc., the company behind the Video Game Gambling Machine (VGM™), has announced that it has entered into a license agreement with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc..  This will see the companies work...
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ESL announces two key new executive hires

The latest from the ESL camp is today's announcement of two key global executive hires. Joining the new look management team is Rodrigo Samwell as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Martin Hubert...
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Riot Games targets supposed League of Legends knockoffs in lawsuit

Mobile game developer Shanghai Moonton Technology is in Riot Games' sights for allegedly reproducing copyrighted material from Riot's famous intellectual property, League of Legends. In the lawsuit filed in California on Thursday, Riot...

Ambitious appointment could lead to commercial prosperity for Gfinity

UK-based esports company Gfinity has taken strides towards boosting its commercial potential by appointing the reputable former TV executive, Mark Brittain as Chief Commercial Officer.  Brittain has been entrusted with the task of...
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Astralis announce PanzerGlass partnership

PanzerGlass, a screen protection provider, has signed a one-year contract with CS:GO team Astralis, it was announced today. Astralis are known as one of the biggest teams in Counter-Strike. This deal is just...
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New England Patriots and New York Mets amongst six to purchase Overwatch League slot

Blizzard has sold six slots for its up and coming Overwatch League ("OWL"), according to a report by ESPN Esports' Jacob Wolf.  Reports from ESPN sources suggest that Robert Kraft, owner of...
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‘Leading Innovation’: Toshiba sponsors Panda Global

The surge of non-endemic brands entering esports continues at full throttle, as tech giant Toshiba marks its first steps into the industry by penning a deal with the Panda Global organisation. Panda...
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PandaScore raises $2.8m with focus on live stats across esports titles

PandaScore, the Paris based technology company, has just announced a $2.8m (£2.1m) seed round led by Alven Capital.  The aim of this funding round is to further develop and expand the company's...

ESL redundancies reach the US, 5% of global workforce to lose jobs

ESL has confirmed to Slingshot Esports that a total of five percent of its global workforce will leave the company as it looks to "realign resources and expand the organisation to...

PENTA brings in Mydealz as main sponsor

PENTA Esports yesterday revealed online shopping portal Mydealz as its main sponsor. It's a two year deal that will see Mydeal feature prominently on both the front and back for the PENTA jerseys...

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Yamzu selected for BDL Accelerate in Lebanon

Swedish based startup firm, Yamzu, has revealed that it has been selected to participate in the upcoming global startup competition BDL Accelerate that takes...