UltraPlay – Peter Ivanov – Esports casino goals

The Downtown Grand in Las Vegas turned some heads back in 2017 when they announced they would be holding a viewing party for the League of Legends World Championships final. The weight...
PlayVS

PlayVS, NFHS and NFHS Network partner for US high school esports program

The National Federation of State High School Associations, the organization that creates rules for high school sports for public high schools across the United States, has appointed PlayVS as its exclusive...

Esports apparel brand ULT goes live in Zumiez stores across USA

Esports and gaming apparel brand ULT has signed a deal with Zumiez which will see its wares on sale in stores across the United States.  The company, which is based in Texas,...
Vision Venture Partners

Vision Venture Partners hires former UFC Executive Mike Mossholder

Vision Venture Partners - a private equity firm put together by Amit Raizada, Rick Fox (the owner of Echo Fox), and Stratton Sclavos - has announced the hiring of Mike Mossholder...
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NRG and San Francisco Shock partner with UC Berkeley

An interesting partnership has been announced between NRG Esports and San Francisco Shock and University of California, Berkeley.  Announced on ESPN today, Berkeley will launch a community center and 'several esports initiatives' on...
NBA 2K League

NBA 2K League nets multi-year deal with Twitch

It has been announced that the NBA 2K League and Twitch have entered a multi-year partnership that will see every single game within the League broadcast on the streaming platform. This...
Overwatch League

Overwatch League eyes expansion into Europe, Oceania, and Middle East

It was previously reported that the Overwatch League was eyeing an expansion once its inaugural season had finished, and now in an interview, Nate Nanzer, Commissioner, Overwatch League has listed some of...
Immortals Mountain Dew

Immortals and Mountain Dew partner, creating esports show with Lionsgate

Immortals have entered a partnership with Mountain Dew to make it the official beverage of the esports organisation. Together, the companies are planning both digital and live activations, including "extensive programming"...
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Activision Blizzard partners with Nielsen for esports brand investment valuations

Activision Blizzard has today announced a partnership with Nielsen which will serve 'to measure and value esports brand investments across the company’s multiple leagues and titles'.  Nielsen has had an esports arm since the...
Unikrn ChallengeMe

Unikrn acquires tournament platform ChallengeMe.GG

Unikrn has made its first of two announcements that CEO Rahul Sood considers "the biggest deals of career", acquiring tournament platform ChallengeMe.GG. This acquisition is said to be a "multi-million" deal,...

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ESI Forum – Apparel and esports – From streetwear to jerseys

The third iteration of the ESI Forum Series (#ESIForum) is set to take place next week on the evening of Thursday September 28th (6-10pm)...