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Riot’s new Prestige Skins explained

Riot has revealed that they’ll be releasing a K/DA skin for Kai’Sa with patch 8.21. They’ve also said that skin will have a rarer version, dubbed “Prestige Edition”, that can only be obtained with Worlds Tokens. But what is a “Prestige Edition”? And why did

German olympic committee snubs esports proposal

German olympic committee snubs esports proposal

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (‘Deutsche Olympische Sportbund’, or ‘DOSB’) has snubbed an esports agreement offered by the German coalition, according to a report from The Esports Observer. Last month, itself more than three months after the German Federal Election, the Christian Democratic Union of

G2 Esports lands high profile investors, in new funding round

G2 Esports lands high profile investors, in new funding round

G2 Esports just announced that they’ve partnered up with some pretty iconic people in a new funding round. The organisation has attracted the attention of icons like Barcelona FC starting midfielder André Gomes, Eric Mindich’s Everblue Management, MACRO Ventures, and Marc Lemann of Go4It, among

Team Envy is heavily reinforced with $35 million investment

Team Envy is heavily reinforced with $35 million investment

According to ESPN, Team Envy obtained a $35 million investment from Hersh Family Investments. The deal comes on the heels of the organization finalizing a deal to participate in the Overwatch League for $20 million and in newly franchised North American League Championship Series in

Madison Square Garden Company add CLG to their portfolio

Madison Square Garden Company add CLG to their portfolio

Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced that they will acquire controlling interest in Counter Logic Gaming. The news comes on the heels of the tip that MSG invested in legacy Esports organization CLG. In the wake of the news, CLG founder, George “HotShotGG” Georgallidis

Gfinity is bringing esports to BBC

Gfinity is bringing esports to BBC

UK esports organizer Gfinity has announced partnership with local broadcasting giant BBC to bring esports to TV. The collaboration is done through BBC Sport and will air on BBC Three, starting this Friday, 21:00 UK time and will include Gfinity’s Elite Series, a multi-gaming tournament

Jersey Mike's Subs to sponsor North American LCS summer split

Jersey Mikes Subs to sponsor North American LCS summer split

North American fans are about to experience a new genre of sub as American submarine sandwich chain Jersey Mike’s Subs are entering a partnership with Riot Games’ League of Legends Esports division (LoL Esports) for the duration of the 2018 NA League of Legends Championship

ELEAGUE secure Kraken Black Spiced Rum sponsorship deal

ELEAGUE secure Kraken Black Spiced Rum sponsorship deal

ELEAGUE, a professional esports league based in Atlanta, Gerogia, USA, has officially secured a sponsorship deal with Kraken Black Spiced Rum for the duration of a single year. This is the first significant hard liquor sponsorship deal struck in the history of the industry. According