Riot Games Oceania partners with Genius Tech

Technology and data provider Genius Tech Group has revealed that it has partnered with Riot Games Oceania to provide 'a next generation tipping solution' to Riot’s followers.  The platform, which has been customised for...
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Gfinity Esports Australia and HOYTS partner for Elite Series arenas

Gfinity Esports Australia has announced a partnership with cinema chain HOYTS to create multiple esports arenas around Australia.  The partnership will see production facilities and gaming equipment installed within HOYTS cinema locations...

Melbourne City FC have signed a FIFA player

Melbourne City FC has become the first Australian team to sign a FIFA pro. This is no great surprise in their position as part of The City Group, with both other clubs;...

Gamer rewards platform Uproar.gg enters Open Beta

Uproar.gg, a new gamer reward website where 'players can win real-life prizes for playing their favorite games', announced on Friday that it has entered Open Beta.  Uproar.gg is completely free to join...
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Australia’s first Esports High Performance Centre launches at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia’s first “Esports High Performance Centre” has been launched at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The centre will play host to League of Legends Oceania champions LG Dire Wolves as well as...
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Will The Overwatch League be a path to glory?

During the opening ceremony at Blizzcon, Blizzard announced its esports plans for its latest game, Overwatch, in the form of The Overwatch League. This finally put to bed rumours of what the game's...

DHL becomes first official partner of F1 esports series

DHL has become the first official partner of F1’s new esports series. The details and length of the new partnership agreement have not been disclosed but it was put to paper ahead...
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ESL brings the IEM to Sydney

ESL, the world's largest esports company, is bringing the Intel Extreme Masters series to Australia for the first time. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event will be hosted at the 18,000 capacity Qudos Bank...
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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...

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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DreamHack to host multiple Rainbow Six: Siege tournaments

Ubisoft is hoping to keep the momentum of Rainbow Six: Siege going with the announcement of four DreamHack events for the game. At the Year...