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Houston Outlaws acquired by Beasley Media Group

Immortals Gaming Club has sold Overwatch League franchise Houston Outlaws to Beasley Media Group. Financial details of the acquisition have not been disclosed at the time of writing. Photo credit: Overwatch League RELATED: Immortals officially acquires Infinite Esports & Entertainment Ari Segal, CEO of Immortals Gaming Club discussed the sale in a release: “As ongoing owners […]

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Aquinas Esports garners partnership with Gamer Advantage

US-based university Aquinas College has garnered a partnership with gaming wellness company Gamer Advantage. Per the arrangement, all members of the Aquinas Esports program will be equipped with Gamer Advantage eyewear as part of the team’s official uniform. The collegiate esports program will additionally develop content as part of the partnership for both parties to […]

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Revenue and investments on the rise in esports industry

The second annual esports survey was produced by Foley and Lardner LLP and The Esports Observer to show the upcoming industry that the investors are “jumping in.” Investments are set to rise in esports, says study Training investors like private equity and venture capital companies as well as traditional sports teams and industry participants are […]

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1. FC Nürnberg scores esports partnership with EMS

German football club 1. FC Nürnberg, which fields a FIFA 20 team, has found an esports partner in engineering and personal services company EMS. The deal aims to take “esports reporting to a new level,” incorporating regular formats and content utilising EMS’ in-house video studio. Photo credit: 1. FC Nurnberg EMS RELATED: DFL launching esports tournament […]

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Helix eSports Center to open in Patriot Place

Kraft Sports & Entertainment, Patriot Place, and Helix eSports have joined forces to announce esports complex Helix eSports Center, which will be located in Patriot Place. The 18,000 square foot venue will act as the training facility for Overwatch League franchise Boston Uprising and is set to open in January next year. Photo credit: Helix eSports Center RELATED: Team Vitality raises […]

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New Jersey accepts first esports wagers

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) gave approval for the state’s licensed sportsbooks to accept wagers on the recent League of Legends World Championship finals. The ruling marks the first time the Garden State saw wagers placed on esports, following suit from Nevada, which accepted its first esports bet on IEM Oakland in 2016 […]

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ReKTGlobal receives investment from Landon Collins

ReKTGlobal, the parent company of Rogue and London Royal Ravens, has received investment from NFL athlete Landon Collins. Financial details of the Washington Redskins athlete’s investment have not been disclosed at the time of writing. Photo credit: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images RELATED: ReKTGlobal acquires Fullcube following Rogue Nation partnership Amish Shah, Founder and Chairman of ReKTGlobal discussed the addition […]

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Valve shares ruling on conflicts of interest at CS:GO Majors

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive developer Valve has established where it stands on Major-attending teams having conflicts of interest. In 2020, teams and tournament organisers involved in Majors will have to declare their business relations to curb conflicts of interest and be transparent. Photo credit: FACEIT RELATED: BLAST Pro Series becomes member of Esports Integrity Commission In September, Valve released […]

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Wizards District Gaming lands multi-year deal with Alarm.com

NBA 2K League team Wizards District Gaming has unveiled a multi-year partnership with technology company Alarm.com. As part of the deal, Alarm.com will have its branding displayed in-game  during Wizards District Gaming’s matches and will be a jersey sponsor for the team. Photo credit: Wizards District Gaming RELATED: Giant Food and Wizards District Gaming renew partnership The two […]