Global Esports Company ESL Gaming Partners With Coinbase

Crypto exchange partnerships are continuing to emerge this year across both traditional stick and ball sport and throughout esports. Major exchange Coinbase is certainly no stranger to esports and gaming in particular, and now looks to continue that investment with their most recent partnership announcement – teaming up with leading esports tournament organizer ESL Gaming. […]

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Fintech Firm Mercuryo Locks In Esports Partnership

Swedish esports organization Ninjas In Pyjamas (NIP) has partnered up with cryptocurrency infrastructure firm Mercuryo. The partnership will take during Counter-Strike’s BLAST Premiere Spring Finals from June 15-20. Greetings, Gaming The team at Mercuryo cited a number of commonalities between esports and fintech that allowed this partnership to be a natural fit; forward-thinking perspectives and […]

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These Gaming Studios Are Bringing Bitcoin to Esports

Gaming developers have begun integrating Bitcoin’s Lightning Network into their own games and existing titles to provide players with bitcoin payouts. The Lightning Network is a payment protocol that facilitates fast, near-feeless transactions on a network that operates with different rules than Bitcoin’s primary network. This in-game rewards economy offers everyday gamers a “stake” in […]

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