Business of Esports News - September 8, 2019

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Why NASCAR raced into esports in 2019

Why NASCAR raced into esports in 2019

NASCAR was finally happy with the level of technology and know-how, from cameras on the track to producers in the booth, to get into esports in 2019.

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Teamfight Tactics Proves That Early Success on Twitch Doesn’t Guarantee Longevity 

Teamfight Tactics Proves That Early Success on Twitch Doesn’t Guarantee Longevity 

Riot Games’ strategy-based game Teamfight Tactics has experienced steady decline in hours watched on Twitch over the course of the

esportsobserver.com
Viva Las Razer: Check Out The New Razer Store In Las Vegas

Viva Las Razer: Check Out The New Razer Store In Las Vegas

We had a fun opportunity pop up this weekend as we were able to fly down to Las Vegas and check out the new Razer Store opening along the strip.

bleedingcool.com
Legal Battle  for Echo Fox | Los Angeles Business Journal

Legal Battle for Echo Fox | Los Angeles Business Journal

High-stakes litigation may result from the dispute that tore apart Echo Fox and put Rick Fox — one of esports’ most visible ambassadors — at the center of a storm.

labusinessjournal.com
Smash Bros and street basketball collide in LA Times powered festival | Dexerto.com

Smash Bros and street basketball collide in LA Times powered festival | Dexerto.com

Basketball and Super Smash Bros are colliding in a massive LA festival.

dexerto.com
Nintendo Games Are Becoming Part of UK School Curriculum

Nintendo Games Are Becoming Part of UK School Curriculum

Nintendo UK joins Digital Schoolhouse in order to help bridge the gap between education and learning.

screenrant.com
Esports on TV » Where to Watch Competitive Gaming on Television

Esports on TV » Where to Watch Competitive Gaming on Television

ESPORTS ON TV ➤ If you want to watch esports, you can go on streaming platforms like Twitch or YouTube, or read our article about TV broadcasting Esports.

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CSGO pro claims fellow pro players are signed to illegal contracts | Dexerto.com

CSGO pro claims fellow pro players are signed to illegal contracts | Dexerto.com

Ukranian CS:GO star ANGE1 claims many pro players have "illegal or absurd" contracts.

dexerto.com
Can League Of Legends Kickstart The UK eSports Scene? - The Versed

Can League Of Legends Kickstart The UK eSports Scene? - The Versed

League of Legends is arguably the world's biggest eSport. Can it help lift the eSports scene in the UK? Which has never really caught on.

theversed.com
Twitch Named Exclusive Streaming Partner of National Women’s Hockey League

Twitch Named Exclusive Streaming Partner of National Women’s Hockey League

Twitch has entered into a three-year agreement with the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) to become its exclusive streaming partner.

esportsobserver.com
How a seasoned investment team looks at esports hype

How a seasoned investment team looks at esports hype

There's a lot of hype in esports. But there's also a lot of growth. Lots of investors have jumped on the bandwagon in the past few years, and Daniel Mitre is one of them. 

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What venture investors need to know about the gaming space

What venture investors need to know about the gaming space

For people under 40, gaming is not just a fun pastime. It’s becoming an increasingly important part of everyday life. Here’s what investors need to know.

digitalnewsasia.com
Playing video games with mind control

Playing video games with mind control

A group of UofA students has created a video game that allows gamers to control the character in the game using mind control. Dalia S Ashry reports

edmonton.citynews.ca
Can Esports become more popular than online casinos?

Can Esports become more popular than online casinos?

Online casinos have continued to grow in popularity over the past decade, but can Esports follow a similar trend in the coming years?

sportsmole.co.uk
CR4ZY CEO calls out G2 Esports for attempted player "poaching" | Dexerto.com

CR4ZY CEO calls out G2 Esports for attempted player "poaching" | Dexerto.com

The CEO of CR4ZY took to Twitter to call out G2 and ocelote.

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EDM’s Top DJ Duo Just Launched Their Own E-Sports Team

EDM’s Top DJ Duo Just Launched Their Own E-Sports Team

Dimitri Vegas, of Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, has long been vocal about his love for video games. Now, the duo have officially announced the creation

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'Gears 5' Studio Head Plans to "Grow and Flourish" Franchise With Film, Comics, Games

'Gears 5' Studio Head Plans to "Grow and Flourish" Franchise With Film, Comics, Games

The Coalition studio head and creative director Rod Fergusson weighs in on the upcoming film, a newfound emphasis on e-sports and how famous gaming streamer Ninja came to showcase the new game.

hollywoodreporter.com
EA's infamous defense of Battlefront 2's awful grind wins a Guinness World Record

EA's infamous defense of Battlefront 2's awful grind wins a Guinness World Record

Can't imagine anyone will be hanging that one on their fridge.

pcgamer.com
 China mobile gaming industry sees rapid growth in overseas markets - Xinhua | English....

China mobile gaming industry sees rapid growth in overseas markets - Xinhua | English....

BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Overseas markets have become increasingly important to Chinese mobile games developers as they account for a growing share of the industry's revenue, a research report showed.

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Is betting on eSports better than normal sports?

Is betting on eSports better than normal sports?

What makes betting on e-sports different from normal sports?

sportsmole.co.uk
Respawn actually asked us to keep noobs at home for its Apex Legends season 3 preview

Respawn actually asked us to keep noobs at home for its Apex Legends season 3 preview

‘Send your best champion of the arena’

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Who Said Gaming Stocks Are Dead? They’re on Fire! – CCN Markets

Who Said Gaming Stocks Are Dead? They’re on Fire! – CCN Markets

Gaming stocks tanked by 50% late last year, but now they have broken through important barriers and are on fire once again.

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Turkish startups conquering global gaming industry

Turkish startups conquering global gaming industry

Turkish companies are expected to become the leading players in the $152 billion market of 2.5 billion gaming enthusiasts. Toon Blast, developed by Istanbul-based Peak, recently became the most downloaded game in Japan, the world's third-largest mobile...

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3 Surprising Ways That Video Game Companies Leverage AI

3 Surprising Ways That Video Game Companies Leverage AI

Esports is proving to be a leader in implementing artificial intelligence.

entrepreneur.com
Steve Aoki to headline Milwaukee event combining tech, gaming and art

Steve Aoki to headline Milwaukee event combining tech, gaming and art

This year marks the second annual Fall Experiment, an immersive event bridging leaders and creators from the technology, music, art and gaming world.

radiomilwaukee.org
Enthusiast Gaming completes merger with Luminosity Gaming

Enthusiast Gaming completes merger with Luminosity Gaming

Enthusiast Gaming Holdings has completed a merger with Aquilini GameCo, the parent company of Luminosity Gaming. The merger makes Enthusiast Gaming Holdings one of the largest publicly-traded companies in esports. It will trade on the TSX

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