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BLAST Rising unveils LATAM expansion

BLAST Rising, an online CS:GO series hosted by tournament organiser BLAST, has expanded into the Latin American (LATAM) region. As a result, the third BLAST Rising tournament will feature 16 invited teams from the region competing for $15,000 (~£11,224) in prize money. Image credit: BLAST Rising RELATED: BLAST Rising names Coinbase, CS.MONEY and Nubia Technology […]

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Betway launches CS:GO tournament Battle of Betway

Online betting platform Betway has launched Battle of Betway, a CS:GO competition that includes teams sponsored by the company. The tournament, set to commence on October 20th, will feature Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP), BIG, and G2 Esports, as well as Brazilian organisations MIBR and FURIA. Image credit: Betway RELATED:  Betway strengthens presence in Brazil with FURIA […]

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Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in April 2021

Each month, Esports Insider collates the key esports business stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. Here are the region’s biggest stories from April. Top LATAM esports business developments, April 2021 Latin artist Ozuna partners with XSET Credit: XSET Lifestyle gaming organisation XSET has announced a partnership with multi-award-winning Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Ozuna. […]

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Betway renews sponsorship deal with MIBR

Gambling firm Betway and Brazilian esports organisation MIBR have announced the extension of their sponsorship deal for 2021. The renewal marks the fourth year in a row that Betway has partnered with Immortals Gaming Club’s CS:GO esports brand. Credit: MIBR and Betway RELATED: Betway enters one-year agreement with beastcoast According to the release, the partnership […]

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FURIA announces Red Bull as latest sponsor

Brazilian esports organisation FURIA has announced energy drink brand Red Bull as its latest sponsor for the 2021 season. As a result of the partnership, Red Bull’s logo will be displayed on FURIA’s jersey and on all of the organisation’s live streams, with further activations planned. Credit: Red Bull and FURIA FURIA Co-founder, André Akkari, commented on the organisation’s […]

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TV2 renews broadcast deal with BLAST Premier

Danish government-owned broadcaster TV2 has renewed its broadcast deal with BLAST Premier to show the 2021 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive season. TV2 will obtain exclusive BLAST Premier broadcast rights in Denmark for a third consecutive year, with the television station broadcasting all seven BLAST Premier events in 2021. Photo Credit: BLAST RELATED: TV 2 Norway secures Norwegian broadcast […]