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eSports firm Azubu receives £40m and aims to take on Twitch

Azubu, an eSports entertainment company, are celebrating after receiving just shy of £40m in an investment round led by London based Sapinda Group and Sallfort Privatbank of Switzerland. The money will be used to expand the operator’s global presence and to develop a customizable live video streaming service. There are an estimated 100m viewers around the world at present who …

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Meless named Greatest Poker Player in the Universe

Dmitrijs ‘PokahPPL’ Meless has been named ‘The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe’ after competing in the very first Universal Championship of Poker tournament series (UCOP), organised by MPN. Over the course of 12 events, the series attracted thousands of players from over 100 different countries, awarding over €240,000 in cash prizes to the winners. One of the unique features …

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ESL strikes with 24/7 esport channel on Twitch

The world’s largest organised eSports body, the ESL, has launched the industry’s first 24/7 Counter Strike channel via popular streaming platform, Twitch. It will be integrated fully into tv.eslgaming.com (ESL media directory), and will primarily offer coverage of the ESL ESEA Pro League’s weekly Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The ambitious long term plan is to gradually introduce new channels which’ll cover …

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