Gaming

COLOGNE: The Central European division of Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced a multi-year partnership with ESL Gaming, the world’s biggest eSports company that will be managed out of UMG’s Berlin headquarters.

The aim of the agreement is to exclusively help Universal discover and promote new artists through ESL’s global tournaments and channels. In an industry first, UMG will partner with ESL to create the ultimate destination for gaming and music fans alike to experience the official soundtrack of the world’s esports leagues and tournaments. 

Oct 14, 2020 18:10
QUANTUM CONSULTANCY, THE data-driven sport and entertainment agency, has been appointed as an event strategy partner of Air Race E, the global electric aircraft series that is set to take off in 2021.
Oct 14, 2020 18:10
GUANGZHOU and WUHAN, China: Chinese live streaming platforms HUYA Inc. and DouYu International Holdings Limited have announced a merger agreement that entails Huya acquiring all the outstanding shares of DouYu, including ordinary shares represented by American depositary shares, through a stock-for-stock merger.
Oct 12, 2020 17:10
ARMONK, N.Y. and IRVINE, Calif.: IBM and the Overwatch League, the world's first global esports league with 20 city-based teams, have announced a multi-year deal to bring IBM's cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to esports.
Oct 07, 2020 18:10
THE GLOBAL ESPORTS FEDERATION has outlined an expansive global events plan – comprising of three key event formats.
Oct 02, 2020 17:10
MUMBAI: With the ongoing 13th edition of the Indian Premier League being played behind closed doors, and all teams staying in a bio-secure bubble, the restriction on movement has proved a boon for the Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). 
Oct 01, 2020 12:10
FOOD DELIVERY tech companies Zomato and Swiggy received notices from Google for violating its Play Store policies.  The two companies had been promoting cashback schemes through fantasy sports features.
Sep 30, 2020 14:09
RENO, Nev.: Caesars Entertainment, Inc. and William Hill PLC announced Wednesday that they have agreed terms wherein the US casino operator will acquire the British bookmaker for approximately £2.9 billion ($3.72 billion). 
Sep 29, 2020 18:09
MUMBAI: Indian Premier League 2020 title sponsor Dream11 has declared that players from Andhra Pradesh and five other states will not be able to "join" paid contests on India's leading online fantasy gaming platform.  
Sep 25, 2020 19:09
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government is reportedly reviewing a study commissioned to explore the feasibility of legalizing online sports betting in the state. The study was authored by a task force appointed by the state government that aims to provide an outlook regarding the feasibility of implementing this project, Legalgamblingandthelaw.com reports. 
Sep 24, 2020 17:09
MUMBAOI: Looking to leverage the mass attention the ongoing Indian Premier League is getting, Dan Bilzerian’s official poker room, BLITZPOKER, has joined hands with Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik to launch the Blitz Premier League (BPL).  The wicketkeeper-batsman and current captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the ongoing IPL 2020 has been onboarded as the face of Blitz Premier League.