Business of Esports News - August 10, 2019

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How Will Sharing Loot Box Odds Affect The Gaming Industry? | Nerd Much?

How Will Sharing Loot Box Odds Affect The Gaming Industry? | Nerd Much?

Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo will be sharing Loot Box odds with players. How will this effect the gaming industry?

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Echo Fox LCS sale to Kroenke group off after lawsuit filed - News - LOL - WIN.gg

Echo Fox LCS sale to Kroenke group off after lawsuit filed - News - LOL - WIN.gg

The fate of Echo Fox is again unknown.

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Activision Blizzard Reveals Sale of Eighth Call of Duty League Slot

Activision Blizzard Reveals Sale of Eighth Call of Duty League Slot

During the company’s Q2 earnings call to investors, Activision Blizzard stated that eight Call of Duty League (CDL) franchise slots

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Epic offers $10 million prize pool for Fortnite Season X tourney

Epic offers $10 million prize pool for Fortnite Season X tourney

The Fortnite Champion Series, which begins Aug. 17, will include competitive payments totaling more than $10 million across all regions and competitions.

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The Future Of Gaming Looks Brighter Than Ever - DVS Gaming

The Future Of Gaming Looks Brighter Than Ever - DVS Gaming

What will the future of gaming look like? Video games have come a long way over the last few decades. While classics like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and Super Mario might still be beloved, they’re no longer as popular as they once were. These classics have ...

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Activision Blizzard Is Playing the Long Game --  The Motley Fool

Activision Blizzard Is Playing the Long Game -- The Motley Fool

Investment in new games is resulting in poor short-term performance, but the payoff could be big.

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#Removethemech trending worldwide as Fortnite pros and orgs revolt on Epic | Dexerto.com

#Removethemech trending worldwide as Fortnite pros and orgs revolt on Epic | Dexerto.com

Fortnite pros and teams have stood up against the BRUTE mech suits in a big way.

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Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through

The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according to a statement from Echo Fox.

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UK school explains why it's added a video game class | Dexerto.com

UK school explains why it's added a video game class | Dexerto.com

The English school is hoping to spread the trend to other academic institutions.

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Bayes Esports Solutions Acquires Exclusive Data Rights for League of Legends Esports

Bayes Esports Solutions Acquires Exclusive Data Rights for League of Legends Esports

Berlin-based data startup Bayes Esports Solutions has attained exclusive worldwide distribution rights for the top League of Legends competitions.  The

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Epsilon Esports Exposed for Not Paying Players - Epsilon Esports Scandal

Epsilon Esports Exposed for Not Paying Players - Epsilon Esports Scandal

The cascade of organizations being outed for not paying their players continues as Epsilon Esports has now gotten caught up in the scandal.

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DouYu Renews Partnership with PSG.LGD, Announces Separate ‘Rocket Launch’ Marketing Event

DouYu Renews Partnership with PSG.LGD, Announces Separate ‘Rocket Launch’ Marketing Event

Chinese livestreaming service DouYu and esports team PSG.LGD have extended their deal into a long-term partnership.  The renewed partnership covers

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