BLAST unites with Betway for Dota 2 tournament. Europe’s finest will compete over the four-day DOTA 2 tournament, with the coveted Bounty Hunt title on the line. Teams will battle for bragging rights and the $145,000 prize pool.
Betway’s sponsored team Ninjas in Pyjamas will join elite sides Alliance, Team Secret, Team Nigma, OG and Team Liquid with the first game scheduled to start on June 9th.
Adam Savinson, Head of Esports Betway, expressed his excitement saying, “We have had an incredibly successful 2020 working with BLAST across their Counter Strike tournaments, making it a very easy decision to support their entry into DOTA 2. We are excited to see BLAST bring their innovative and exciting approach to a new game, and are proud to help them on that journey.”
Leo Matlock, Commercial Director for BLAST, added “The expansion of this deal is testament to the impressive collaboration between BLAST and Betway over the last 18 months as we both strive to be industry leaders in esports and entertain fans the best we can. We look forward to continuing this innovative partnership as we expand into one of the world’s most played and loved games in the shape of DoTa 2. We can’t wait to deliver the world class DOTA 2 tournament that fans have been asking for, and are delighted that Betway are supporting and working with us to ensure we achieve this.”
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