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Global eSports sponsorship to smash £500m this year

Superdata expects advertising to account for more than half a billion pounds in eSports revenue by the end of 2016. The data firm says sponsorship and advertising will account for the vast majority of money, far outstripping prize pools (£60m) and betting (£45m). In fact, sponsorship now accounts for almost …

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Azubu grabs exclusive rights to ESL content

Streaming platform Azubu will be the only place to watch certain ESL eSports coverage following the agreement of a two-year deal between the pair. The deal doesn’t grant exclusive streaming access to ESL events such as ESL One, IEM and the ESL Pro League (although Azubu will stream these), but …

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