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Join Anders Blume, Julian Tan, Moritz Maurer and more at ESI Digital Summit

The ESI Digital Summit is the online version of the events Esports Insider has become known for. Whether you’re looking for networking opportunities or discussions on pressing industry topics with leading industry figures, we have you covered. Taking place over May 26-27th, the two-day event will feature over 80 speakers across two tracks – both …

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Are esports fans spoiled? Industry figures weigh in on paths to profitability

Fans of traditional sports are used to opening up their wallets. Commercials, ticket prices, blackouts of games in select markets and complicated cable packages are just some of the inconveniences sports fans put up with – and pay for – every day to watch sports. In comparison, esports fans have it easy. Broadcasts are free …

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Behind One Tap League, the team-owned CS:GO competition in Spain and Portugal

Many believe esports is in need of change, and evidence of this can be found by putting Counter-Strike: Global Offensive under a microscope. A group of well-to-do organisations – the likes of Cloud9, Immortals Gaming Club, and OverActive Media – came together earlier this year to take a stand against the current state of affairs. Ejecting their teams …

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Helix eSports welcomes Razer as exclusive peripherals partner

Esports venue company Helix eSports has established a partnership with gaming peripherals company Razer. Razer will serve as the exclusive peripherals partner for the company, providing products for its gaming facilities across North America. Image credit: Helix eSports RELATED: Helix eSports Center to open in Patriot Place Razer will roll out its products in the gaming centres …

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University of Augsburg and MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte to research esports law

The Research Center for Esports Law of the University of Augsburg and MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte, a German law firm, have entered an agreement to pursue research in esports law. The collaboration will see the two parties research esports law with a focus on gambling. Logo credits: Research Center for Esports Law, Research Center for Esports Law MELCHERS Law RELATED: Germany …

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BLAST raises €12.5M in funding round

Danish tournament organiser BLAST has completed a funding round, raising a total of €12.5 million (£11.1 million). The round was led by Johan Gedda, CEO and Co-founder of Rocket Software, and Danish investment fund Vækstfonden. Photo credit: BLAST RELATED: Esports agency META raises €1M for continued growth European venture capital firms Creandum, Heartcore, and Maki – existing investors …

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