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The hottest trends shaping the electronic sports business today, brought to you by the organisers of B2B event Esports BAR, the World's Esports Business Arena (http://www.the-esports-bar.com)
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Huya agrees five-year, £224m broadcast deal for Chinese League of Legends

Huya agrees five-year, £224m broadcast deal for Chinese League of Legends | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Huya has signed an exclusive five-year media rights deal worth ¥2,013m RMB (~£223.88m) for League of Legends esports in China.
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Atari founder Nolan Bushnell: esports will be bigger than the World Cup | Business | The Sunday Times

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell: esports will be bigger than the World Cup | Business | The Sunday Times | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it

@NolanBushnell has come to an eyebrow-raising conclusion: virtual sports will soon eclipse traditional sports, read more via @thetimes

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FACEIT and Ubisoft expand Rainbow Six Siege FPL into LATAM

FACEIT and Ubisoft expand Rainbow Six Siege FPL into LATAM | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Tournament organiser FACEIT and game developer Ubisoft have announced the expansion of the FPL ladder for Rainbow Six Siege into Brazil. 
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A Year After Being Appointed Flyquest CEO Tricia Sugita Reflects on Challenges and Success –

A Year After Being Appointed Flyquest CEO Tricia Sugita Reflects on Challenges and Success – | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
It’s been just over a year now since Tricia Sugita was elevated to the position of CEO of Flyquest, one
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Earth Hour is Coming. With WWF, Join Millions and Speak Up for Nature | Streamlabs Blog

Earth Hour is Coming. With WWF, Join Millions and Speak Up for Nature | Streamlabs Blog | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
For this year’s Earth Hour, legendary esports organization Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) will team up with World Wide Fund (WWF) and join WWF’s global campaign Stream For Planet — a charity stream where…
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PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments

PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
PlayStation has acquired the Evo fighting game tournament, and Nintendo has commented on Sony's acquisition of the world's largest fighting game tournament.
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Opinion: It’s Getting Better for Women in Esports –

Opinion: It’s Getting Better for Women in Esports – | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
In the following opinion piece, industry veteran, Dignitas VP of Talent, and CS:GO champion Heather "sapphiRe" Garozzo explains why things
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Diversity in Brazilian esports: An interview with CBLOL's new talent

Diversity in Brazilian esports: An interview with CBLOL's new talent | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
The CBLOL championship now has three female casters: Ravena, Fogueta, and Lahgolas. ESI spoke with all three about their new roles.
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Shopify launch Rebellion esports organization with StarCraft II roster

Shopify launch Rebellion esports organization with StarCraft II roster | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Canadian ecommerce giants Shopify have launched Shopify Rebellion, their very own esports organization, initially competing in StarCraft II.
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Wild Rift Announces RiotGO and RiotGO+ Bundles

Wild Rift Announces RiotGO and RiotGO+ Bundles | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Riot Games pertnered with Singtel to release RiotGO and RiotGO+, a new data bundle featuring data-free Wild Rift gameplay.
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GEEIQ: Key considerations for brands when picking an esports partner

GEEIQ: Key considerations for brands when picking an esports partner | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
GEEIQ talked to ESI about ways how brands can involve with the esports industry and what needs to be taken into consideration when making these decisions. 
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WNBA Star Aerial Powers on Joining Team Liquid, Promoting Diversity in Esports –

WNBA Star Aerial Powers on Joining Team Liquid, Promoting Diversity in Esports – | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Team Liquid announced Wednesday that WNBA player and Twitch streamer Aerial Powers has joined the global esports organization as a
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DAMWON Gaming partners with Kia Motors, renames to DWG KIA

DAMWON Gaming partners with Kia Motors, renames to DWG KIA | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
League of Legends world champion DAMWON Gaming has named automobile company Kia Motors as its naming sponsor, Ashley Kang reported yesterday.
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LEC Viewership Grows 12% for Spring Finals – The Esports Observer

LEC Viewership Grows 12% for Spring Finals – The Esports Observer | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Riot Games has reported viewership for the LEC Spring Split, showing a 12.3% increase for the Finals match between MAD Lions and Rogue. The match peaked at over 866K viewers across all channels, a 7.5% increase from Spring 2020. Over the course of the Spring season, the LEC generated more than 44M hours watched, growing […]
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Atari founder Nolan Bushnell: esports will be bigger than the World Cup | Business | The Sunday Times

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell: esports will be bigger than the World Cup | Business | The Sunday Times | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it

@NolanBushnell has come to an eyebrow-raising conclusion: virtual sports will soon eclipse traditional sports, read more via @thetimes

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Envy CEO: How Envy Gaming will expand with $40m investment

Envy CEO: How Envy Gaming will expand with $40m investment | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Are Envy looking to becoming a 'hoodie org' after their $40m investment? CEO Adam Ryder details their future plans.
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ESL launches mobile gaming ecosystem

ESL launches mobile gaming ecosystem | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
ESL Gaming has announced ESL Mobile, a new mobile esports ecosystem spanning North America, Europe/MENA, and Asia-Pacific regions.
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PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments

PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
PlayStation has acquired the Evo fighting game tournament, and Nintendo has commented on Sony's acquisition of the world's largest fighting game tournament.
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PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments

PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
PlayStation has acquired the Evo fighting game tournament, and Nintendo has commented on Sony's acquisition of the world's largest fighting game tournament.
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Opinion: It’s Getting Better for Women in Esports –

Opinion: It’s Getting Better for Women in Esports – | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
In the following opinion piece, industry veteran, Dignitas VP of Talent, and CS:GO champion Heather "sapphiRe" Garozzo explains why things
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ESL Gaming extends media rights partnership with Telia

ESL Gaming extends media rights partnership with Telia | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Event organiser and production company ESL Gaming has extended its partnership with Scandinavian telecoms company Telia.
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Valve’s Dota 2 will become a Netflix anime series on March 25th

Valve’s Dota 2 will become a Netflix anime series on March 25th | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Netflix announced that it’s making a new anime based on Valve’s hugely-popular game Dota 2, titled Dota: Dragon’s Blood. The 8-episode series launches on March 25th, and Netflix has already shared a trailer for the snow.
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Electronic Arts Reports $211M Profit, Codemasters Shareholders Approve Acquisition –

Electronic Arts Reports $211M Profit, Codemasters Shareholders Approve Acquisition – | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) reported its earnings for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2021, which ended Dec.
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Pakistan to Legitimize Esports by Granting it ‘Regular Sports’ Status –

Pakistan to Legitimize Esports by Granting it ‘Regular Sports’ Status – | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Hussain, revealed this week that a memorandum has been signed between the
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Did you know Wolves have an esports team? Watch Rocket League across BBC

Did you know Wolves have an esports team? Watch Rocket League across BBC | Esports B2B Trends | Scoop.it
Did you know Wolves have an esports team? Watch Rocket League across BBC
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