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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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ESI Gambling Report: Integrity, regulation, protection in fast-growing esports betting market

The world remains at a global standstill with the very real threat of COVID-19’s continued spread and resurgence still looming. Mandated physical closures and the suspension of large gatherings have put many businesses and industries in a position of crisis. Digital infrastructures have become universally adopted as a strategy for companies to remain in an …

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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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Cloud9 launches mental health campaign with Kaiser Permanente

North American organisation Cloud9 has partnered with health care provider Kaiser Permanente to launch a mental health campaign. The initiative, dubbed ‘Presence of Mind,’ aims to utilise gaming as a platform to reach the youth and young adults for conversations that address mental health and wellness, according to a release. Image credit: Cloud9 RELATED: BMW partners with Cloud9, Fnatic, …

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Team Redline enters strategic partnership with Triple

Dutch creative agency Triple has established a strategic partnership with simulation racing team Team Redline. The partnership is said to focus on the further development of the team, which is said to have been involved in esports for the past two decades. Logo credits: Team Redline, Triple RELATED: Romain Grojean’s R8G eSports partners with Acer Predator Competing across …

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FACEIT to control Rainbow Six Siege esports in North America

FACEIT has entered a multi-year deal with Ubisoft to design and control the North American esports ecosystem for Rainbow Six Siege. The tournament organiser will work with the developer on every facet of the title in the region, from broadcasting and media rights, to event production and grassroots programs. Image credit: FACEIT RELATED: Ubisoft announces Rainbow Six …

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David Fenlon: High value products will drive self-sustaining growth in the esports industry

The growing esports audiences have a significant amount of disposable income which the industry has barely tapped into due to a lack of upmarket products, writes David Fenlon in this guest piece. Esports audiences have been markedly undersold to given their spending habits and disposable wealth available to them. Currently, there is simply very little …

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