15-team CS:GO InVIE tournament planned for early July
InVIE series provides key brand positioning and activation for VIE.bet platform
Newark, New Jersey--(Newsfile Corp. - June 18, 2021) - Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMBL) (NASDAQ: GMBLW) (or the "Company"), an esports entertainment and online gambling company, is pleased to announce the launch of its InVIE esports tournament series.
The debut event, InVIE Dota 2 Season 1, kicks off this weekend, June 19-21, in South America. Four of the top South American Dota 2 teams will compete in this inaugural event which will be streamed live in five languages. With Dota 2, The International qualifiers starting next week, they are expecting to reach 250,000 collective fans of the teams taking part in this event.
VIE, Esports Entertainment Group's betting platform, is the official host of the InVIE series, and the platform's branding and odds will be displayed to viewers throughout the tournament. VIE has partnered with Live Media Esports Entertainment, one of the most innovative and renowned esports production company in Latin America, for operational and logistics support of the InVIE series.
"We are working with select South American esports organizations and partners to further strengthen our brand in a key region for us," says Bux Syed, Director of VIE. "By launching our own branded tournament series, InVIE, we gain the brand positioning and activation we need, while enabling us to provide strongly deserved support to local esports scenes."
VIE plans to host its first InVIE CS:GO event in July with 15 teams from Brazil, Peru, and Argentina competing for a $15,000 prize pool, one of the largest CS:GO prize pools for any South American-only event. More info to be released soon.
The Latin American esports market is the third largest globally and growing more than 17% annually.
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Esports Entertainment Group is a full stack esports and online gambling company fueled by the growth of video-gaming and the ascendance of esports with new generations. Our mission is to help connect the world at large with the future of sports entertainment in unique and enriching ways that bring fans and gamers together. Esports Entertainment Group and its affiliates are well-poised to help fans and players to stay connected and involved with their favorite esports. From traditional sports partnerships with professional NFL/NHL/NBA/FIFA teams, community-focused tournaments in a wide range of esports, and boots-on-the-ground LAN cafes, EEG has influence over the full-spectrum of esports and gaming at all levels. The Company maintains offices in New Jersey, the UK and Malta. For more information visit www.esportsentertainmentgroup.com.
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