The Business of Esports News - May 24, 2019

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eSports trends brands must be aware of

eSports trends brands must be aware of

A few statistics should cause marketing teams to worry about a generational shift that is happening in the world of sport and entertainment.

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FaZe Clan reveal details of lucrative contracts they offered Tfue prior to lawsuit | De...

FaZe Clan reveal details of lucrative contracts they offered Tfue prior to lawsuit | De...

FaZe Clan claim to have offered Tfue several lucrative contracts before he filed his lawsuit.

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Riot Introduces Revenue Sharing Program Supporting Teams During Regular Season - The Es...

Riot Introduces Revenue Sharing Program Supporting Teams During Regular Season - The Es...

Riot Games announced new revenue-sharing initiatives that support League of Legends (LoL) esports. Each Fan Pass or Team Pass is region-specific and offers a 50% revenue split with the applicable LoL esports league or team. Previously limited to major ...

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Mike Tyson invests in esports team, plans to build new gaming facility | Dexerto.com

Mike Tyson invests in esports team, plans to build new gaming facility | Dexerto.com

The famous former athlete is going to champion esports with a new investment.

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Mike Tyson jumps into esports with investment in Fade 2 Karma

Mike Tyson jumps into esports with investment in Fade 2 Karma

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson announced a strategic investment in Fade 2 Karma, a professional esports team best known for its time in Hearthstone.

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Pro View: Leveling up the Esports Viewing Experience

Pro View: Leveling up the Esports Viewing Experience

Pro View will give fans greater control of their viewing experience and the ability to follow individual players through a suite of long-requested features.

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Tfue Reportedly Wants to Make His Own Esports Organization

Tfue Reportedly Wants to Make His Own Esports Organization

In the wake of the contract between Tfue and FaZe Clan being released, it has been reported by KEEMSTAR that the high-profile Fortnite player wants to create his own esports organization.

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Loot Box Bill Moves Forward With Bipartisan Support

Loot Box Bill Moves Forward With Bipartisan Support

Updated: A bill seeking to ban exploitative video game loot boxes and pay-to-win scenarios that target children is moving forward in the U.S. with bipartisan support. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) for…

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ESL and Vodafone Launch 5G Mobile Esports Tournament - The Esports Observer

ESL and Vodafone Launch 5G Mobile Esports Tournament - The Esports Observer

ESL has announced a competition series with Vodafone that it says will feature the first Grand Finals “played out live over a 5G network.” The Vodafone 5G ESL Mobile Open will feature arcade racing title Asphalt 9: Legends and multiplayer battle royale...

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Go inside the Montreal house where gamers play, practise and live | CBC News

Go inside the Montreal house where gamers play, practise and live | CBC News

Since February, members of the Montreal Rebellion esports team have been living and practising their craft in a six-bedroom house in Montreal's Ahuntsic-Cartierville neighbourhood. 

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