BLAST Premier victors Na’Vi receive limited-edition $3,000 TW Steel watches 

BLAST Premier Global Final winners Natus Vincere will receive a ‘one-off’ CS:GO-inspired watch from TW Steel to celebrate the team’s achievement. The watch, valued at $3,000, was created prior to the finals...
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The rise of fantasy esports and real-money gaming in India

Indian esports has seen some impactful developments in the past year, from the banning of PUBG Mobile to the release of VALORANT. However, one major change that has gone under the...

VSPN raises $60m, KitKat named LEC main sponsor | ESI Digest #26

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest...

Huya announces Chinese broadcast deal with Relog Media’s HomeSweetHome

Chinese live-streaming platform Huya has announced an exclusive partnership with Serbian based production firm Relog Media for its upcoming HomeSweetHome CS:GO series.  As a result of the partnership, Huya has acquired exclusive...

Additional 35 individuals dealt bans in ESIC, ESEA investigation update

An ongoing investigation conducted by the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has identified an additional 35 individuals guilty of betting-related infractions concerning official matches played on Counter-Strike matchmaking platform ESEA. RELATED: ESI Gambling...
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Nerd Street Gamers to operate first stage of VALORANT Champions Tour

Esports infrastructure company Nerd Street Gamers has been named as an operator and producer for the 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour. The deal will see Nerd Street Gamers lead registrations, operate, and produce all Challengers...
Astralis To The Stars

Astralis launches initiative with Universal Music Group

Danish esports organisation Astralis has partnered with Universal Music Group for a new ‘music initiative’, according to a release. Danish musician Mattis has released the first song of the initiative, titled ‘To...
Skrmiish app

HelloFresh founding member appointed Skrmiish CEO

Luke Grob, a founding member and former VP of Operations & Product at HelloFresh, has been appointed CEO of Skrmiish — an app-driven gaming platform. RELATED: Astralis Group hires Samantha Yu as Chief...

LOOT.BET reveals statistics on esports betting in 2020

Esports-dedicated bookmaker LOOT.BET has revealed its review of the last year's esports betting statistics. According to the research, the most popular esports title to bet on in 2020 was Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, occupying a...

Gamdom named headline sponsor of HomeSweetHome events

The sponsorship division of HomeSweetHome (HSH) has brokered a multi-tournament partnership between esports gambling platform Gamdom and a selection of Relog Media’s 2021 events.  The deal sees Gamdom become the sole sportsbook...