Astralis Owner RFRSH Entertainment Raises €10M In Additional Funding

Leading the round was the Danish Growth Fund, as well as venture capital firms and existing RFRSH investors Sunstone and Creandum. RFRSH is expanding its CS:GO competition, the BLAST Pro Series, to three new international locations in 2019. Astralis, one … Read More

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Astralis Owner RFRSH Entertainment Raises €10M In Additional Funding

Leading the round was the Danish Growth Fund, as well as venture capital firms and existing RFRSH investors Sunstone and Creandum. RFRSH is expanding its CS:GO competition, the BLAST Pro Series, to three new international locations in 2019. Astralis, one … Read More

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McDonald’s Parts Ways with German Soccer, Doubles Down on Esports

McDonald’s Germany will not renew its 15-year partnership with the German Football Association (DFB), but will continue to work with ESL during 2019. The fast-food chain has brought on a new agency partner, Jung von Matt / SPORTS, to help … Read More

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McDonald’s Denmark Creates Custom Counter-Strike Menu for BLAST Pro Series

McDonald’s Denmark has rolled out a Counter-Strike focused advertisement campaign targeted at this weekend’s BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 2018. The campaign was crafted by creative firm NORD DDB, and includes crafting a custom menu of fast food using Counter-Strike phrases. … Read More

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McDonald’s Denmark Creates Custom Counter-Strike Menu for BLAST Pro Series

McDonald’s Denmark has rolled out a Counter-Strike focused advertisement campaign targeted at this weekend’s BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 2018. The campaign was crafted by creative firm NORD DDB, and includes crafting a custom menu of fast food using Counter-Strike phrases. … Read More

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Top 10 Most-Watched Twitch Esports Channels, Sept. 24–30

In an esports-light week for Twitch, Rocket League was the most-watched competition. Meanwhile, the BLAST Pro Series reached its highest peak audience, of 136.6K max CCV. Every week, TEO releases a list of the top 10 Twitch  esports channels, ranked … Read More

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Pinnacle Becomes Betting Sponsor of BLAST Pro Series for All Remaining 2018 Tournaments

Pinnacle becomes the official betting sponsor for the BLAST Pro Series tournament brand. The partnership will begin with the BLAST Pro Series event in Istanbul and run for the rest of the year. Sponsorships from betting websites are becoming commonplace … Read More

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Epics Digital Cards to Be Featured on BLAST Pro Series Istanbul Broadcast

Epics has signed a deal with RFRSH Entertainment for its BLAST Pro Series tournament brand. The platform will sell exclusive BLAST Pro Series card packs and player cards will be integrated into the tournament broadcast. The partnership will kick off … Read More

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