SIGN UP LOG IN
 

The world-famous singer The Weeknd invests in eSports

Published by

June 10, 2019 4:57 am

the weeknd

The world-famous RnB and hip-hop singer The Weeknd is now also involved in eSports: He invests in the multimedia company OverActive Media.

OverActive Media, the company that includes the eSports organization Splyce and the Overwatch League Team Toronto Defiant, announced their collaboration with singer The Weeknd via Twitter.

A newcomer in a class of its own

Triple Grammy Award winner Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye is now part of the ownership group and an investor in the Canadian eSports organization.
OverActive Media currently maintains teams in the League of Legends European Championship, the Overwatch League, the Call of Duty World League, Rocket League, Starcraft and Smite.

“We are incredibly excited to welcome an international superstar like Abel to our investor family,” said Chris Overholt, CEO and President of OverActive Media, “Abel’s position in the music industry will enable our Splyce and Toronto Defiant brands to reach more fans and new audiences.
The Weeknd also made the following comments: “As a huge eSports fan, I am very excited to be involved in this project. I can’t wait to work with OverActive Media in a unique and innovative way”.
Most recently, OverActive Media Organisation has announced that they are using the knowledge of US military veterans to train their Overwatch League and League of Legends Championship teams by using them as coaches.

More News

Markku Koplimaa wins the EPT Barcelona €1,100 National

Markku Koplimaa wins the EPT Barcelona €1,100 National

The first major event of the 2019 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona Festival has come to an end at Casino Barcelona, and…

The desires and fears of players about the casino in GTA Online

The desires and fears of players about the casino in GTA Online

The Casino in GTA Online will open soon. Players are hoping for a great DLC and content like cars, gambling…

Jakub Wojtas at the final table of the WPT 500 in Aria!

Jakub Wojtas at the final table of the WPT 500 in Aria!

While the WSOP is running at full speed in Rio, there are also other highly interesting tournaments in Las Vegas.…

The gambling industry in Germany

The gambling industry in Germany

(BPP) Gambling has legal status in Germany. After the income from the casino earnings, the country lies in fourth place…

How Dario Manta became FIFA Swiss Champion 2019

How Dario Manta became FIFA Swiss Champion 2019

A good two weeks have passed since Dario Manta was crowned FIFA Swiss Champion at the Fantasy Basel. We look…

Juve coach Sarri: That's why Ronaldo is causing problems

Juve coach Sarri: That's why Ronaldo is causing problems

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri wanted to praise his superstar. After all, Cristiano Ronaldo had just scored a brace, and his…

Ubisoft Announces New Rainbow Six Tournaments

Ubisoft Announces New Rainbow Six Tournaments

Ubisoft has announced a new tournament series for "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege" in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. There will…

Real Madrid lose out on top of Majorca table

Real Madrid lose out on top of Majorca table

Spanish football record-holders Real Madrid lost the lead to arch-rivals FC Barcelona on Matchday 9 of the Primera División. The…

Team Liquid sorts out ex-world champion

Team Liquid sorts out ex-world champion

Team Liquid pushes the Finn Lasse "Matumbaman" Urpalainen out of the starting line-up of his Dota 2 team. It had…

Banco Casino Masters go into their 20th edition - €100,000 guaranteed!

Banco Casino Masters go into their 20th edition - €100,000 guaranteed!

The popular tournament series Banco Casino Masters goes into its 20th edition. From 16.10. - 21.10.2019, the biggest regular tournament…

League of Legends: The fight for the top of the LCK table

League of Legends: The fight for the top of the LCK table

Another exciting day in the LCK is over. This had a particularly strong influence on the top of the standings.…

LEC: G2-Roleswap, Misfits course change and fresh wind for Vitality

LEC: G2-Roleswap, Misfits course change and fresh wind for Vitality

LEC title defender G2 Esports wants to become even more successful with the next role swap. Misfits Gaming has changed…

Juves 8-year plan behind the Ronaldo transfer
Juves 8-year plan behind the Ronaldo transfer

Last summer, Italy's serial champion Juventus Turin caused a sensation on the transfer market. Cristiano Ronaldo (34) switched to Serie…

The world-famous singer The Weeknd invests in eSports
The world-famous singer The Weeknd invests in eSports

The world-famous RnB and hip-hop singer The Weeknd is now also involved in eSports: He invests in the multimedia company…

Azarenka starts with a landslide at the Open; all the favourites won
Azarenka starts with a landslide at the Open; all the favourites won

Flushing Meadows (New York, USA), Sep 1 (EFE) - Veteran Belarusian tennis player Victori Azarenka stretched out her hurry to…

Billions in turnover for eSports 2020
Billions in turnover for eSports 2020

According to market analysis, the eSports 2020 will be the first year in which eSports will generate sales in excess…

Caps debut and Fnatic against Origen: LEC starts on Friday
Caps debut and Fnatic against Origen: LEC starts on Friday

The wait is over, on Friday, the Spring Split of the LEC starts. Defending champion G2 Esports opens the new…

Esports: G2 reaches MSI semi-finals
Esports: G2 reaches MSI semi-finals

Even a defeat in the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitationals' eighth group match cannot stop G2 from reaching the semi-finals.…

The most successful eSports teams on social media
The most successful eSports teams on social media

Social media is playing an increasingly important role not only for athletes from the classical disciplines. For teams from the…

E-Sport News: CS:GO - Late payments
E-Sport News: CS:GO - Late payments

James Banks, eSports commentator, host and journalist, points out in several Twitter posts that some tournament organisers do not pay…

Euronics Gaming reaches ESL Championship final games
Euronics Gaming reaches ESL Championship final games

Who goes to the final games of gamescom and who has to go to the relegation? These questions were answered…

Half time in the LEC: Schalke on playoff course, SK weakens
Half time in the LEC: Schalke on playoff course, SK weakens

When the ten LEC teams meet on Friday, the half-time of the summer season is reached. Who is on the…

Mybetting Deals Tools

Surebet by BetBurger

Surebet by BetBurger

BetBurger is a service focusing on arbitrage bets, also known as sure bets. It turns sports betting into an investment.

Matched Betting by OddsMonkey

OddsMonkey

OddsMonkey offers matched betting services with features to enhance your profits with the best betting offers.

Live Sport Results and Statistics

Live Scores

Always keep ahead of the sports betting game with our real time results and statistics!

2000+ Free Slots

Play the best online slots and your favourites from the biggest developers for free right here!