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EXCLUSIVE: Manny Pacquiao-backed gaming and esports brand Team Pacquiao GG launches

When 42-year-old Manny Pacquiao announced he’d be hanging up his gloves in September in a video on his official Facebook account, the former eight-division champion didn’t mention his pursuit of an entirely different fight. In a press conference just days before, Senator Pacquiao announced that he accepted the nomination of his affiliated party as a […]

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Key takeaways from ESI Digital Winter 2021

Yesterday, Esports Insider concluded its final event of the year as over 170 virtual attendees opened their laptops to take part in ESI Digital Winter. With topics ranging from fan engagement to esports ecosystems, experts from across the industry collated to discuss some of the sector’s major talking points.  For those who were unable to […]

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Allied Esports and Cyberathlete Championship Series partner with Challengermode

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports and the Cyberathlete Championship Series (CCS) have announced a partnership with tournament platform Challengermode. The partnership will see all parties collaborate to host European and North American qualifiers for the 2022 Six Invitational. Image credit: Rainbow Six Siege RELATED: Challengermode partners with International Esports Federation The qualifiers for both regions will begin […]

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CSL Esports partners with LeagueSpot

Collegiate esports company CSL Esports has announced a partnership with esports tournament creator and organiser LeagueSpot. As part of the deal, LeagueSpot’s platform will include white-label branding, player privacy and data security features. Image credit: CSL Esports RELATED: CSL Esports partners with University of Maryland for NACE Starleague finals Moreover, LeagueSpot will offer an in-platform […]

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IESF and Esports World Federation unveil partnership

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Esports World Federation (ESWF). As a result, the two federations will collaborate on the ‘development and unification of esports’ across the world. Image credit: Shutterstock RELATED: IESF partners with NASEF and appoints Chair of World Esports Education Commission The ESWF will lead the Esports for […]

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The Chiefs extends Optus partnership

Australian payment processor SQID Technologies Limited has announced that its subsidiary, The Chiefs Esports Club, has extended its partnership with telecommunications company Optus. The partnership will see the two brands continue to collaborate on creating gaming-related content in Australia for the next 12 months. Image credit: Chiefs Esports Club RELATED: The Chiefs Esports Club receives […]

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Riva Technology and Entertainment and Galaxy Racer acquire VY Esports

Tech and investment company Riva Technology and Entertainment (RTE), together with its sister company Galaxy Racer, have announced the acquisition of esports organisation VY Esports. As part of the acquisition, the CEO of VY Esports, Oleg Butenko, will be joining RTE’s advisory board. Moreover, Gordon Rubenstein, a Managing Partner of Raine Ventures, will be joining […]