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The most popular esports events of April 2020

Esports Insider collaborates with esports analytical firm Esports Charts to take a look at event viewership on a month-by-month basis. There isn’t a standard viewership metric that’s utilised and agreed upon by all parties in...
EveryMatrix The State of Esports Betting 2020

EveryMatrix releases report on the state of esports betting in 2020

It's been an interesting, unpredictable year for esports so far. The worldwide pandemic has resulted in a boom for esports betting, with FIFA and NBA 2K taking centre stage and the Nevada...
This week in esports

This week in esports: BBC, BLAST, NBA 2K League, Sportradar

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw BBC and...
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North CMO reflects on rebrand: ‘We definitely needed it’

Nordic esports organisation North announced a slew of dramatic changes in January that included a revamped logo design and retooled organisational strategy. The announcement came nearly three years to the day that North was...
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BLAST dives into Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt tournament

Tournament organiser BLAST has announced its first venture into Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt - an online tournament with a $145,000 (£116,049) dynamic prize pool for players and a $5,000 (£4,001) cash...
Esports Movers and Shakers April 2020

Esports movers and shakers in April 2020

The esports industry is growing by effectively every metric and so too are the companies and organisations that inhabit it; with this comes new employment opportunities and promotions. With coronavirus affecting...
Esports Partnerships and Sponsorships April 2020

Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for April 2020

Each and every month, dozens of partnerships and sponsorships are announced in esports. It’s hard to keep track of every development if you don’t follow Esports Insider religiously, but even then,...
Esports Investments April 2020

$42.5M raised in disclosed esports investments in April 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...
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This week in esports: Barclays, FaZe Studios, JBL, Twitch

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Barclays sponsor...

Coping with coronavirus: BLAST on the pivot from stadium to stream

The spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has had a devastating rippling effect across the world that impacts virtually every industry, including esports. While the inherently digital nature of video games...