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Pittsburgh Knights and PNC Extend Esports Partnership

The Pittsburgh Knights esports team and PNC Bank have announced an extension on their sponsorship agreement that will see them align through 2024. Under terms of the extension, the Pittsburgh-based PNC will be a preferred banking partner of Knights Nation. The esports organization and PNC began partnering last year with one goal being to address […]

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NECC Esports Signs Media Deal With Collegiate Sports Management Group

NECC Esports, a collegiate esports organization that includes more than 90 institutions, has signed a multi-media rights and sponsorship representation agreement with Collegiate Sports Management Group. The National Esports Collegiate Conference began play in fall 2020 and has seen rapid growth. Participating teams compete in a range of titles that include Hearthstone, Overwatch, Rainbow Six […]

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Denver Broncos Partner With Esports Entertainment Group as Esports Tournament Cub Provider

The Denver Broncos will use Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., to be the team’s esports tournament provider as part of a multi-year agreement under which EEG will operate esports tournaments for the Broncos on its Esports Gaming League platform. EEG will leverage player imagery within the Broncos local market and work with players to create custom […]

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Events DC Launches Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference

Events DC will launch its own collegiate esports conference in partnership with Game Gym that will host competitions and other esports programs for colleges and universities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The Mid-Atlantic Esports Conference will be designed to create local rivalries and foster friendly competition among the participating universities and support the development […]

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Allied Esports Deploys Mobile Gaming Arena to Texas Mall

Allied Esports is bringing esports to the mall, announcing a three-day event at Brookfield Properties’ First Colony Mall in Sugar Land, Texas. The event will be staged with the help of the Allied Esports Truck, an 18-wheel, 80-foot, 35-ton mobile gaming competition arena that will be stationed on the south end of the First Colony […]

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Full Sail Signs Esports Naming Rights Deal with Orlando Health

The esports venue at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, has a new name as Orlando Health has signed a naming rights agreement for the competition space. The 11,200-square-foot venue, first known as The Fortress, will now be called Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress. The $6 million arena, which opened in 2019 and […]

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IOC Debates Virtual Sports and Esports as Part of Future Games

The International Olympic Committee will continue to study esports and virtual sports as part of an agenda adopted at its 137th Session, but stopped short of saying it was ready to include video gaming in any upcoming Olympic Games. Under a provision of the wide-ranging Olympic Agenda 2020+5 that won approval at the session, the […]

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New England Patriots and Revolution Sign Deal With Esports Entertainment Group

The Esports Entertainment Group has announced a multiyear sponsorship with Kraft Sports and Entertainment to be the official esports tournament provider sponsor of the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution. As part of the agreement, EEG will use Patriots and Revolution marks to promote its bi-annual esports tournaments on its Esports Gaming League […]

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NASEF and NACE Partner on Student Esports Initiatives

The North America Scholastic Esports Federation has announced a partnership with the National Association of Collegiate Esports to provide more opportunities for high school and college students through esports. As part of the agreement, the two sides have agreed to cooperate on a number of initiatives, including: Recruitment: The sides will cooperate to build a […]

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