Monday, 19 Apr 2021

Games

Oddin joins ESIC as anti-corruption supporter – Esports Insider

Esports live-odds provider Oddin has joined the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) in a bid to help combat corruption and match-fixing within the esports betting domain.  As a result of the announcement, Oddin has become an anti-corruption supporter for ESIC. This means the provider will assist ESIC when investigating suspicious betting activity, whilst also supporting the […]

Ghost Gaming Win PUBG Mobile Pro League NA Season 3

Ghost Gaming along with four other top teams have qualified for the Americas Spring Finals. Ghost Gaming emerged victorious in the PMPL NA Season 3 after scoring a total of 207 points which included 100 kills and 107 placement points. The Atlanta based team managed to outplay Knights, who came second with 194 points in […]

RLCSX EU top six is taking shape after Spring Regional 3 Day 2

The RLCSX EU Spring Regional 3 is in full swing and after day two of three, several teams are officially out of contention for the top-six. Both Dignitas and Vodafone Giants miss out on competing in the season’s conclusion later this year. While the RLCSX World Championships were canceled this year, the tenth season is […]

BLAST Premier Showdown Day 3: 9z upset Vitality, Heroic Dominate

On day three of Blast Premier Showdown, Heroic dominated against SAW, and 9z eliminated Vitality. Tomorrow, OG will play G2, and Dignitas will take on Spirit. Heroic Continue Win Streak Going into their match against SAW, Heroic was on a 10 series win streak following their undefeated win at ESL Pro League. To no surprise, […]

China to Host Three Live Events for Overwatch League – The Esports Observer

Activision Blizzard announced that the company will host Overwatch League (OWL) three live competitions in the Chinese cities Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Guangzhou.  Between June 4-6, the competition called the “June Championship” will be hosted in Hangzhou Spark’s home venue; July 9-11, the “Summer Challenge” will be hosted in Shanghai Dragons’ home venue; and August 7-8, […]

GNC Names GHOST Gamer its Official Esports Partner – The Esports Observer

Nevada-based sports and esports nutrition company GHOST announced Thursday that it has signed a multiyear partnership with global health and wellness brand GNC.   Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.  Under the terms of the new deal, GHOST Gamer has been named “official esports partner of GNC,” making it the exclusive vendor of esports lifestyle products for the company. GHOST Gamer products featuring flavors from partner brands such as […]

inSTREAMLY raises €1.1m, plans expansion into new markets – Esports Insider

Warsaw-based live streaming sponsorships platform inSTREAMLY has raised €1.1m (~£955,887) from its latest seed round. The investment, led by Supernode Global, is expected to go towards the platform’s expansion into new markets. Colopl Next and PKO TFI were also involved in the seed round.  RELATED: Shotcall nets $2.2m seed round for streaming monetisation platform According […]

Betway expands MIBR partnership, joins forces with female CS:GO team – Esports Insider

Online bookmaker Betway has expanded its existing deal with Brazilian esports organisation MIBR by joining forces with its female Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team. The deal will see MIBR Female and Betway collaborate on a range of activations. RELATED: Betway renews sponsorship deal with MIBR The partnership comes after Betway and MIBR announced they had renewed their existing deal […]

Envy Gaming Renews, Expands Acer Partnership – The Esports Observer

Gaming hardware company Acer has renewed its partnership with esports organization Envy Gaming. The partnership will remain focused on Acer’s gaming brand Predator, which will provide its products to all Envy teams, including the organization’s Overwatch and Call of Duty League rosters. As an expansion of the deal, Acer will support Envy’s recently announced non-profit […]

Blast Premier Showdown Day 2: Gambit conquer, Extra Salt eliminated

On day two of Blast Premier Showdown, Gambit, Spirit and Furia won their matches while NASR, Extra Salt and MIBR were eliminated from the tournament. Gambit Esports does not disappoint The CIS has been on a tear since IEM Katowice and, despite losing against Heroic in ESL Pro League finals, they are the number one […]