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Evil Geniuses Partners with Premier League Team Wolverhampton Wanderers

Evil Geniuses has announced a partnership with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, a founding member of the English Football League, combining the worlds of traditional sports and esports. Fosun, which acquired Wolves in 2016, has agreed to make a minority investment in Evil Geniuses, valuing the team at $255 million post-investment. Evil Geniuses will be the first […]

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Hashtag Gaming Arena Adds Glytch Gaming Stations

Three years after Hashtag Gaming Arena opened its first community center for games and gaming culture, the flagship arena near Washington, D.C., has expanded into a new 8,000-square-foot venue that will now include Glytch Battle Stations for play. Glytch recently launched its first crowdfunding campaign for the product in partnership with Cornerstone and Alienware. Within […]

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Full Sail University Partners with DreamHack for DreamHack Beyond

DreamHack will partner with Full Sail University to host DreamHack Beyond, a new hybrid festival and online multiplayer game that will provide week-long interactive experiences with Full Sail producing select panels and streaming events. Dreamhack Beyond will begin July 24 and last through July 31. It was created to complement and showcase the best of the […]

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IESF Launches International Esports Referee Academy

The International Esports Federation has launched the first year-round online International Esports Referee Academy to support the next wave of esports referees from around the world. The academy is dedicated to developing the highest standards of referee training for IESF’s 104 member nations. The academy’s curriculum has been designed by IESF and its partners to […]

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CSL Esports, NACE, Nerd Street and Mainline Partner on Esports League

CSL Esports, the National Association of Collegiate Esports, Nerd Street Gamers and Mainline will partner to establish the NACE Starleague, which will become the largest collegiate esports league in North America with more than 600 colleges and universities. Operations will begin in fall 2021 and feature multiple tiers of skill levels from clubs to school-sanctioned […]

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How to Choose a Display for the Best Esports Viewing Experience

The esports industry has been around for a while, but within the past few years it has started to gain momentum and interest from big-time investors, collegiate athletic departments and fans. As the industry grows there is an escalated need for venues to host events. Esports stadiums and arenas are being built or converted from […]

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International Esports Federation Partners with NASEF on Curriculum

The International Esports Federation has partnered with the North America Scholastic Esports Federation to use NASEF’s curriculum and programs help teachers leverage esports as a tool for education and career preparation. As part of the deal, IESF has appointed NASEF Executive Director Gerald Solomon as chair of the federation’s World Esports Education Commission. With the […]

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Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 FedEx Toyota and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 8 FilterTime Chevrolet lead a pack of cars during the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Dixie Vodka 150 at virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

NASCAR, iRacing.com Announce Official Partnership

NASCAR and iRacing.com have agreed to a new partnership that will grant the developer of PC-based racing simulations the title of “official simulation partner of NASCAR,” elevating a relationship that had been classified previously as a licensing deal. The partnership will allow the two groups to work closer on promoting various eNASCAR series that live […]

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The 2019 EsportsTravel Summit was staged in Atlantic City, New Jersey, a destination that is positioning itself to become a leader in the esports industry.

New Jersey Positions Itself for Esports Growth

New Jersey — and Atlantic City specifically — is poised to become a leader in esports development and the regulation of esports wagering, according to state officials and education leaders who have been pushing several new initiatives in the region. During a webinar held by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber, state officials said New Jersey’s […]

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North Carolina Bill Would Provide Tax Credits for Esports Events

A bill working its way through the North Carolina General Assembly would provide incentives for live esports events, including a 25 percent refundable tax credit for certain event productions whether they are held live or tape-delayed for broadcast. The bill, which has passed the House Appropriations Committee, would provide that incentive for productions that have […]

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