The National Football League's (NFL) Philadelphia Eagles have announced a multi-year partnership with eSports Entertainment Group to become the NFL’s first esports tournament provider.
As part of the deal, eSports Entertainment Group (EEG) will set up a Madden eSports tournament twice a year for the Philadelphia Eagles, utilising the eSports Gaming League (EGL). The Eagles will also now become shareholders of the EEG.
Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group said: "We are thrilled to partner with the Philadelphia Eagles as they introduce their fans to the world of competitive esports gaming,”
“The Eagles join a growing list of high-profile organizations that have chosen Esports Entertainment Group as their esports tournament provider, affording us an incredible opportunity to expand our brand reach within multiple large, dedicated fan bases and setting the stage for significant growth ahead. We intend to build on this momentum.”
EEG is a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on eSports wagering and 18+ gaming. They offer users from around the world the ability to participate in multiplayer mobile and PC video game tournaments for cash prizes.
Author: Fred Dobberson