Mogul raises AU $8M in oversubscribed share placement

Mogul raises AU $8M in oversubscribed share placement

Australian-based matchmaking and tournament platform Mogul has raised AU $8M (~£4.432M) in a significantly oversubscribed share placement.  The latest capital injection is expected to allow the company to continue operating fully funded for the...
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ORDER Co-founder Jake ‘Spawn’ Tiberi resigns

Professional League of Legends commentator and analyst Jake 'Spawn' Tiberi has resigned from his role as Co-founder of Australian esports organisation ORDER. The decision comes following Riot Games' decision to scuttle the Oceanic Pro League (OPL) last week. RELATED: Riot...
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Capcom, Konami, and Sega join Global Esports Federation

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has announced Japanese game publishers Konami, Sega, and Capcom as the latest members to join its ranks. Alongside being members of the GEF, the publishers have also joined the recently-announced Publishers and Developers Advisory...
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IBM enters esports, Team Vitality opens facility in Stade de France | ESI Digest...

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 is available...
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Riot Games dissolves Oceanic Pro League

Riot Games has announced that the Australia and New Zealand-based League of Legends pro-league, the Oceanic Pro League (OPL), will cease operation immediately. Riot's Sydney office will also close and players in the OCE...
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Global Esports Federation joins forces with Nielsen

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has entered a strategic partnership with North American data and measurement company Nielsen. The partnership will see Nielsen Sports provide research, data, and insights in a bid to "amplify the value" of...
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EA Sports announces restructured FIFA 21 Global Series

EA Sports has announced the latest rendition of its professional circuit to be paired with the annual release of its FIFA franchise. The FIFA 21 Global Series features a new region-based structure to...
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ESIC investigation update uncovers 37 cases of misconduct

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has issued a public update into its ongoing Counter-Strike spectator bug investigation, identifying a total of 37 guilty parties. On September 4th, ESIC launched a historical inquiry...
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Mercedes-Benz sponsors LoL Esports, Ukraine unveils esports strategy | ESI Digest #11

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 is available...

Riot Games reveals debut self-ran VALORANT event, First Strike

Riot Games has today announced the first VALORANT tournament internally organised and operated by the publisher. The developer-ran event, First Strike, will host a series of regional tournaments across North America, Europe,...