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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...

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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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...

MTV to broadcast UCypher – India’s first esports league

In January it was revealed that Indian businessman and philanthropist, Ronnie Screwvala, had pledged $15m (£12m) in order to launch a major Indian esports league. Recent reports from the Economic Times, India suggest...

Fnatic to expand presence in Asia following partnership with B.O.O.T

Late last week esports juggernaut Fnatic announced a strategic partnership with Chinese esports agency B.O.O.T as they aim to expand their presence in Asia. The partnership means that B.O.O.T will manage the distribution of Fnatic...

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Psyonix and NiP on the need for cohesion in esports

Ahead of the Escon Europe conference in London in April (5-6), some of the speakers donned their thinking caps to discuss the future of the...