Hoboken, New Jersey and Los Angeles, California–(Newsfile Corp. – December 7, 2021) – Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMBL) (NASDAQ: GMBLW) (or the “Company”), via its EGL brand, is teaming up with the Los Angeles Chargers for a Madden 22 Tournament that will give fans the opportunity to compete against one another for the chance to win exclusive Los Angeles Chargers prizes.
The tournament will take place entirely online on Tuesday, Dec. 21 beginning at 6:00 p.m. PST.
Interested gamers can register egl.tv/chargers beginning today at 8:00 a.m. PST until Dec. 21 at 5:50 p.m. PST.
The event is free to enter and open to all gamers. Brackets will be generated and posted at start time where gamers can find their opponent and begin play. Match outcomes will be reported by the users at the conclusion of their games.
Players are encouraged to stream during the tournament and share their link on Twitter with @EGL_NA, who will share the link with other players.
The first tournament winner will receive two (2) tickets to the Chargers v. Denver Broncos game at SoFi Stadium on January 2nd along with parking passes. The runner-up will receive a custom Chargers jersey.
“EGL continues to provide solutions to professional sports organizations for online esports events and the Madden tournament with the Los Angeles Chargers is another opportunity for fans to compete for great prizes through our platform,” added Magnus Leppäniemi, President of Esports at Esports Entertainment Group.
“When we launched our partnership with Esports Entertainment Group, we did so with the goal of creating deeper connections and meaningful engagements with our fans,” said Chargers Chief Revenue Officer Jim Rushton. “We believe this first Madden Tournament will be very popular with our fans and a fun way for them to compete to experience a Chargers Game at SoFi Stadium and earn other amazing Chargers prizes.”
About Los Angeles Chargers
Now in their 63rd season, the Chargers continue to stretch the imagination and put on the most exciting show in football. Behind the dramatic games, unforgettable highlights, beloved players, groundbreaking performances, idyllic Southern California setting and best uniforms in the NFL lies an uncompromising drive for success – one rooted in toughness, resilience and good old-fashioned hard work. A charter member of the American Football League, the franchise was established in Los Angeles in 1960 and called the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum home during its first year of existence. From 1961 to 2016, the team played in San Diego and advanced to five of the first six AFL Championship games ever played. The Chargers claimed the 1963 AFL title and later joined the National Football League when the two leagues merged in 1970. Since the merger, the Chargers have gone on to appear in Super Bowl XXIX and have captured an additional 10 division titles. The Chargers were purchased by construction leader, philanthropist and real estate developer Alex G. Spanos in 1984 and have been under the guidance of Spanos’ eldest son Dean, the team’s current Chairman of the Board, since 1994. Dean Spanos’ sons – A.G. Spanos, President of Business Operations, and John Spanos, President of Football Operations – oversee the day-to-day operations of the franchise. The Chargers returned to Los Angeles in 2017, began playing games in their new multi-billion-dollar SoFi Stadium home in 2020 and continue to redefine what an NFL franchise looks like in the 21st century. For more information, call 1-877-CHARGERS or visit chargers.com.
About Esports Entertainment Group
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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