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Esports Travel Summit putting Atlantic City on Display Remember your mom yelling at you to turn off those "stupid" video games? If she only knew the checks that would be written for ESPORTS in the year 2019…. The 2019 EsportsTravel Summit - the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers, will be all over Atlantic City from June 25th to June 27th.

J.Storm enters health and wellness partnership with Hyperice New York-based organisation J.Storm has partnered with performance technology company Hyperice to "deliver cutting-edge recovery devices" to its audience. J.Storm is owned by Jeremy Lin, an American professional basketball player for NBA side Toronto Raptors.

June 25 - Hour 1 - Rox Keep Giants Down - ESports The Rockies make a swift comeback against the Giants. Do you recognize Esports as a legitimate school sanctioned activity? Podcast: Play in new window - Download. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts - Android - Google Podcasts - Stitcher - TuneIn - RSS - More.

Hafu ranked first in MMR during Teamfight Tactics beta With Teamfight Tactics set to hit live servers tomorrow, Riot Games has revealed that Twitch streamer and pro gamer Rumay "Hafu" Wang ended the gamemode's beta with the highest MMR of any player. "I'm just so thankful to Riot for posting it, it means a lot to me," Hafu said on her personal stream after Riot revealed the beta MMR ranking.

Peach Belt Conference adds three associate members for Esports AUGUSTA, GA - The Peach Belt Conference and commissioner David Brunk are pleased to announce that the league will welcome in three schools as associate members for Esports in the 2019-20 season. Coker University, Alma College and Hawai'i Pacific University will join the league to play League of Legends and any other added PBC titles.

Room For Two? Esports and the Casino Industry For years, online casinos and Esports have often been treated and viewed as very different activities, specifically in regards to the demographic that enjoys them. While there are many purists that will either be supportive of Esports or casinos, the time to bring the two together is now.

Facebook Gaming Integrates StreamElements Into Livestreaming Tools Mentioned in this article Companies: Streamelements, Twitch Interactive Livestream tools provider StreamElements has been integrated into Facebook Gaming. StreamElements creates overlays, chatbots, contests and other engagement tools for streamers on Twitch and YouTube.

Stick Talk: Amanda Stevens Is The Black Queer Voice Esports Needs - The Shadow League Esports has progressively grown but not in terms of the public representation of the LGBTQIA community. Luckily, Amanda Stevens aims to change that.

First offline Dota Underlords tournament to take place at ESL One Hamburg ESL One Hamburg will play host to the first Dota Underlords event later this year at the Barclaycard Arena. Dota Underlords is Valve's official Dota Auto Chess game - released to Battle Pass owners on June 14th. ESL has wasted no time in getting the game on the books for its Dota 2 event in October.

Viewership Averages on Twitch Continue to Slide for Overwatch League, But Overall Hours Watched Improve Average viewership for the Overwatch League has continued to struggle on Twitch compared to the inaugural season last year as OWL finds itself in the dog days of summer. In 2018, the league saw a dip in viewership for the final two stages as interest for the esport waned in the second half of the regular season that spanned January to mid-June.

The full review of Codemasters F1 2019 video game Codemasters marks its 10th anniversary of making Formula 1 games with its most densely-packed and detailed edition in the franchise so far. When it was announced that F1 2019 would be released in June, two months earlier than its predecessor, there was a concern that the quality would be sacrificed for the earlier launch date.

StreamElements gets integration with Facebook Gaming StreamElements now supports Facebook Gaming's livestreaming platform. This enables creators to use a a suite of tools on their broadcasts.

TJ Sports Opens LPL Franchise Slot Bids for 2020, Seeks New Partners In total, the LPL relevant content reached over 30B viewers in 2018. Credit: TJ Sports. Lin announced that TJ Sports had released a League of Legends Esports white paper, which chronicles the eight-year esports development of LoL.

Golden to play for NiP on loan for StarLadder Major NiP have confirmed the addition of Maikil "Golden" Selim to their roster following a loan deal with Cloud9.

Betting Business: Las Vegas and Reno casinos are betting on esports to draw millennials LAS VEGAS - The light beam piercing the clouds above the Luxor for years beckoned tourists to a traditional casino landscape of slots, card tables and smoky corners of the night club scene.

Microsoft Cuts Several Content Creation Jobs From Mixer and Inside Xbox Mentioned in this article Companies: Microsoft, Xbox Game Studios Games: Paladins, Smite At least six employees have been laid off from Microsoft’s Mixer and Inside Xbox teams as of June 21. Former employees, all related to Mixer and Inside Xbox content creation, announced their unemployment on Twitter, citing budget cuts.

Mike Ashley gets his GAME on: Could esports zones appear in House of Fraser stores? Mike Ashley gets his GAME on: Could esports zones appear in House of Fraser stores? - Esports News UK - Esports News UK features the latest stories, match reports, interviews and videos covering the UK esports scene.

Peacekeeper Elite: Why Tencent Had to Release a PUBG Mobile Clone in China On May 7, Tencent Games shut down one of its most popular mobile games - PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Mobile, in China, and simultaneously released a "new" battle royale game. In terms of game mechanics, maps, or even the logo, the game is strikingly similar to PUBG Mobile.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Review: Impressions, Modes and Esports Potential The Crash Bandicoot resurgence continues with the return of its kart-racing counterpart in the form of Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. Developer Beenox had a lofty task on its hands thanks to the legendary status of the title, the nostalgia factor of the kart racer itself and the fact the recent Crash Bandicoot N.

What's on this week? Ft EPICENTER Major This week we look at the NA v EU hype match taking place in League of Legends as the top 3 sides from each region face off in the 2019 Rift Rivals. Then we head to Russia for some Dota 2 Major action which is already well underway.

Rochester to host esports tournament Tuesday Salary cap-related trades overshadow 2nd day of NHL draft. Yankees win 7th straight, beat struggling Astros 4-1. US defeats rival Sweden 2-0, finishes atop group. News10NBC Investigates. Good Question. Inside the Evidence. Watch Now. Rochester in Focus.

Bannister Lake takes on Gran Turismo esports championships Video display specialists Bannister Lake is providing live data management and graphics for the esports FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships 2019 Series. The series kicked off on June 21-22 at an esports event that took place at the Nürburgring Track in Germany, produced by Montreal's Boombox Group.

Top 10 Most-Watched Twitch Content, June 17 - 23 Fortnite returned to the top of Twitch as high-profile streamers make their way back to broadcasting following a short break to attend the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Meanwhile, a new turn-based strategy game in League of Legends called Teamfight Tactics made its presence felt in its debut week on Twitch.

Fortnite returns to the Melbourne Esports Open in 2019 The global phenomenon that is Fortnite will be returning to the Melbourne Esports Open 2019. Across the two days of the event - August 31 and September 1, Fortnite fans will be able to take part in the massive Fortnite Stage at Margaret Court Arena.

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