Scout Gaming signs eSports deal with GLHF.gg29th April 2020 2:30 pm GMT
Stockholm-listed B2B fantasy sports provider Scout Gaming has signed an agreement with its first purely eSports focused partner GLHF.gg.
Scout Gaming will provide Gamingzone Entertainment-owned GLHF.gg with a free-to-play platform covering a wide range of eSports such as DOTA, eFotball, LoL and CS:GO, which is expected to launch before summer.
It follows the recent roll out of Scout Gaming's eSports portfolio across its network of operator partners, including Fanteam.com, Stoiximan.gr, Strendus.com.mx and Bethard.se.
“Our roll out of eSports content has received very positive feedback, from end users and partners alike and I’m therefore very glad to announce this partnership,” said Scout Gaming CEO Andreas Ternstrom. “GLHF have from inception been focused on building highly engaging products that create value for ESports teams and their fans.
“They are one of the most successful organizations of its kind and we are delighted to support their continued growth journey.”
GLHF chief product officer Ace St. Germain said: “We see an optimal strategic fit with Scout Gaming’s software. We’re thrilled to give eSports fans an opportunity to try their hand at what it’s like to scout and manage a team during live events.
“eSports fans know so much about their favorite players, teams, match ups, and the game meta. We’re excited to partner with a platform which put all that eSports knowledge into a competitive environment. Scout Gaming is the leading global fantasy sports supplier and I’m pleased we could find this fruitful cooperation.”
Shares in Scout Gaming Group AB (STO:SCOUT) were trading up 4.93 per cent at SEK11.70 per share in Stockholm Wednesday.