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Mobile Premier League hires Twitch and Xbox veteran, Matt McCloskey, to lead the US

Mobile Premier League (MPL), Asia’s largest mobile esports platform, announced today that Matt McCloskey, a former Twitch and Xbox executive with over 20 years’ experience in video games and entertainment, has joined the company as its VP and General Manager for the US market. McCloskey will build a US-based team ...

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Electronic Gaming Federation Wraps Biggest National Championship Season To Date With Record Participation

The Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF), the national governing body for formalized varsity-level collegiate D-I esports and high school level leagues, has wrapped its 2020-21 intercollegiate season and championships with record engagement across a growing number of games, setting the stage for what will be even further expansion on the college ...

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EGF, Special Olympics NJ Team On Esports Program

EGF The Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF), the national governing body for formalized collegiate D-I esports and high school level leagues, today announced a new, first-ever expansive partnership with Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) to create EGFH Unified. Unified Sports® joins people with and without disabilities (known as Unified partners) on ...

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More than Half a Billion Tune In To WCG 2020 CONNECTED

Demonstrating its worldwide appeal, global esports festival World Cyber Games (WCG) overcame the on-site restrictions due to the Covid-19 virus and successfully hosted the WCG 2020 CONNECTED. Despite having to adjust the tournament to a virtual experience, the transition to a hybrid model was positively embraced and brought together esports fans from ...

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BIG EAST Conference Selects EGF As Its Esports Governance, Marketing And Distribution Partner

Today, the BIG EAST Conference and the Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) announced a three-year agreement that will enable all 11 member schools to compete in a year-long multigame season for the first time as official EGF Collegiate (EGFC) league members. EGFC is the national Division I Varsity Esports League with ...

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EGF Collegiate Power Series Empowers Students through EGF Power Series Partners with Microsoft and Syracuse University

Alongside the EGF Collegiate Power Series, EGF (Electronic Gaming Federation), Microsoft and Syracuse University have formed a strategic partnership to create the Virtual Esports Industry Pro Summit April 27-May 8. Along with the summit, EGF has also created experiential learning opportunities for students from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. Within the ...

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ESPN delivers live coverage of Torque Esports’ online racing

Torque Esports‘ virtual esports racing series was shown live on TV for the first time in a new broadcast partnership with the Disney-owned, ESPN. Starting last Saturday (April 11), The Race All-Star Series – Fully Charged by ROKiT Phones reached millions of homes via the new airtime-for-content partnership with ESPN. ...

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Drone Racing League and FanDuel Announce First-Ever Fantasy Sports Partnership

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, and FanDuel today announced a fantasy partnership for the 2020 DRL SIM Tryouts Finals, the world’s only player-to-pilot esports tournament. As DRL’s first-ever partnership with a fantasy sports provider, FanDuel will have access to official DRL SIM data, along ...

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The Race All-Star Esports Battle returns Saturday

After breaking records for esports racing live streaming last Sunday, Torque Esports Corp.’s The Race All-Star Esports Battle returns this week with the world’s greatest sim racers taking on leading drivers from Formula 1, IndyCar, Formula E and more. The inaugural event had a combined total of 12.1 million minutes ...

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FanHub Expands Relationship With ATP By Launching ATP Cup Bracket Challenge Game

FanHub, the largest provider of casual, free to play sports-focused digital gaming platforms in the world, today announced that they have expanded their relationship with the ATP, building and launching the first-ever bracket challenge game for the inaugural ATP Cup, which will be held in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney, Australia ...

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