People make money out of all sorts of things – they trade online, they gamble, they work, or they play games and win ridiculously large prizes. The last part is especially important because, in a world where the gaming industry yields more revenues than the movie and music industries, it’s logical to assume that people […]

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World Cup Champion Nyhrox has joined M10 Esports. The Fortnite World Cup crowned three of the first-ever world champions in the ultra-popular Battle Royale title. One of the three players was Norway’s own Emil “nyhrox” Bergquist Pedersen. Along with former duo partner and organizational teammate, David “aqua” Wang, the dynamic duo bested 49 outstanding teams […]

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After a tough start to the LCS, picking up just one win in eight matches, CLG has decided to make a roster change in the form of Eugene “Pobelter” Park. Pobelter will replace the current CLG mid laner and former World Champion Lee “Crown” Min-ho. While things have not gone as expected for Crown, especially […]

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Video game team management platform, Nicecactus, has announced its latest esports acquisition: online tournament platform Glory4Gamers. Nicecactus acquired the growing online tournament platform for roughly $5.4 million dollars, though that number might change towards the end of this year depending on final negotiations. The deal is to engage Nicecactus’ ability to reach users on a […]

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The Halo Championship Series has tapped Vindex-owned Esports Engine as its global management partner for Halo Infinite esports. The company will work with Xbox Game Studios-owned developer 343 Industries on building out the game’s esports program including formats, league operations, and broadcasts. In its heyday, Halo esports was largely organized through the Major League Gaming […]

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Global tournament organizer ESL has signed a deal that makes the U.S. Air Force an official partner of the Intel Extreme Masters North America 2020 event series, ESL Pro League Season 11, as well as AnyKey, an advocacy group founded by ESL and Intel. The deal includes onsite activations, content integrated into tournament broadcasts, […]

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OG becomes the first directly invited team to ESL’s upcoming event Despite being roughly three months away, ESL One Birmingham 2020 already has news about one of the teams that will be playing there. As everyone anticipated, it’s OG, the two-time TI winners. They took part in the first edition of ESL One Birmingham, where […]

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Twitch Rivals Apex Legends set to show off season 4 fun before getting serious with Online Tournament Two in a week’s time. With the Apex Legends Global Series in full swing, Twitch Rivals is offering a slightly more relaxed stream. Twitch Rivals Apex Legends returns to our screens on February 21st. The event will have […]

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The University of Lakeland joined the world of eSport. The university’s athletic variety programme included eSports. It also named Ahman Green as his eSports Head Coach for former Green Bay Packers. Green, the alltime leading rusher of the Packers, played in the NFL for 12 seasons, including two Packers stints. Green has always been a […]

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The Chinese esports industry is still heavily affected by the coronavirus outbreak. There are small signs of it’s slow recovery, with a few partnerships announced last week. For any Chinese industry, the coronavirus has been both a disaster and a test. Compared with traditional sports, the esports industry has the capability to move online and […]

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