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Wisdom Gaming and Mall of America to Create Midwest Esports Hub

Wisdom Gaming has announced a long-term strategic partnership with Mall of America, which includes plans to debut a first-of-its-kind, 18,000 square foot broadcast studio and esports venue at the venue in Minnesota with an opening date of early 2022. The broadcast studio will offer advanced production capabilities for Wisdom’s current and future white label production […]

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Launch Esports Announces Fall Competition Schedule

Launch Esports, a joint venture between esports tournament software and management company Mainline and Steel Planet Esports (an affiliate of Steel Curtain U), has announced a full schedule of its roster of Division II, Division III, NAIA, and community college conferences and universities. The schedule includes more than 180 participating schools, beginning with fall conference […]

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CIAA, NJCAA Esports Launch Partnership

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and National Junior College Athletic Association have announced a partnership that will focus on their collective growth while developing esports and gaming across both of their organizations. This partnership is the first of its kind within the collegiate esports and gaming sector for the CIAA, the nation’s oldest historically Black […]

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International Esports Federation Accepts Three New Continental Federations

The International Esports Federation has announced the PanAmerican Esports Confederation, the European Esports Federation and the African Esports Association as the latest continental esports federations to join the organization. The IESF has now unified all continents in the world with the three regional federations joining the organization to advance the growth of professional esports, streamline […]

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Global Esports Federation’s Global Tour Starts September in Los Angeles

The Global Esports Federation 2021 tour will start in late September in Los Angeles as part of a three-event schedule ahead of the Singapore 2021 Global Esports Games this year. Each tournament stage will showcase a unique esports title. The first stop will be September 27–28 in Los Angeles with Hearthstone, followed by Riyadh from […]

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NECC Hometown Series Esports Event Coming to Quad Cities in October

The National Esports Collegiate Conference will host a Hometown Series event in conjunction with St. Ambrose University at Davenport, Iowa, on October 23—24 with Visit Quad Cities also serving as a presenting partner in the event. Rhythm City Casino will serve as the host location for the event. The NECC’s Hometown Series is a collection […]

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Overwatch League Playoffs Moving to Hawaii

The 2021 Overwatch League Playoffs and Grand Finals will be held in Hawaii instead of the originally scheduled live events in Dallas and Los Angeles “due to significant changes in the environment affecting travel for some teams,” the league announced on Thursday. The league has played four global tournaments at the University of Hawaii this […]

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Nevada Moves Closer to Allowing Betting on Esports

Nevada by the end of this year could become the first state to have an esports advisory committee that would allow for betting on esports events under the purview of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Gaming regulators recommended approval for a plan Wednesday according to the Las Vegas Review Journal that Gaming Control Board members […]

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Skillshot Announces Atlanta Esports Hub

Skillshot Media has announced plans to create an esports gaming hub at Uptown Atlanta, a 47-acre mixed-use community being redeveloped by Rubenstein Partners. As part of the deal, Skillshot will relocate its Alpharetta office and production studios to Uptown and partner with Rubenstein to establish the venue for esports events. The new space will also provide […]

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America East Forms Partnership with CSL Esports

The America East Conference has announced a partnership with CSL Esports that will see the esports business establish competitive esports infrastructures for America East, which will participate within NACE Starleague, the largest collegiate esports ecosystem in North America with more than 14,500 students from 600 colleges and universities. NACE Starleague operations will begin in fall […]

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