TEO Monday Morning Briefing, 28/05/2018

Fortnite gears up for esports with a $100M prize pool, ESL One debuts multiple new sponsors in Birmingham, and League of Legends makes its way to ESPN—though it might not be the deal everyone was hoping for. Missed any of … Read More

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Fnatic and AMD Continue Partnership for Third Year Running

Fnatic and AMD renew partnership, which includes both, product promotion and jersey visibility. On top of Ryzen processors, deal will now include Radeon RX series graphic cards. Deal renewal includes co-branded content creation. To date, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has … Read More

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Former Orlando John Esports Staff Join CUBE Agency, NiP Founder HeatoN to Advise

Former head of Orlando John’ esports division Peter Strömberg and esports agent Erik Askerend join talent agency CUBE, leading its newly launched esports section. NiP founder and former Counter-Strike player Emil “HeatoN” Christensen joins the team as senior advisor, cutting … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, May 07 – May 13, 2018

This week on Twitch, Fortnite earned marginal growth, MSI brought League of Legends out of its slump, and Dota 2 and CS:GO underperformed without major tournaments. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the most watched Twitch content from a … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 07 – May 13, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according … Read More

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Esports is DraftKings’ Fastest-Growing Fantasy Game Category

Fantasy betting company DraftKings registered 2.5M entries in League of Legends contests, since it launched the offering in 2015. In 2017, entry fees for DraftKings’ LoL fantasy games were up 59% year over year. While only offering LOL to date, … Read More

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Jazz and Spacestation Gaming Partner to Bring Esports to Utah

Today, The Utah Jazz and announced a deal with Spacestation Gaming. The Utah-based esports organization will become the NBA team’s official esports partner. The Utah Jazz has already taken steps into the esports industry as one of 17 NBA teams … Read More

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