International eSports series Omega League in Dota 2 announced a new sponsorship deal with sportsbook and casino operator Parimatch. Under the deal Parimatch brand imagery will be integrated into Russian- and Portuguese-based livestreams. RuHub Studio provides the coverage in Russian, and the brazilian subdivision of Beyond the Summit (BTS) – in Portuguese.
The online tournament with a total prize pool of $650 000 is active from 20 July (beginning of open qualifiers) thorough 6 September in three regions (Europe/CIS, America and Asia) and two divisions. The closed qualifiers for the Europe/CIS region end on 9th August. European region’s group stage is scheduled for 10-26 August, play-off stage – 2-5 September.
Parimatch’s head of esports division Stepan Shulga commented on the deal: “We are happy to become the partners of the largest Dota 2 series of 2020. As you know, this would be the time for the centerpiece event of Dota 2 community at other times, but we hope OMEGA League will help the fans take a break from such unusual circumstances around us by offering them a brilliant series featuring the world’s finest teams.
The unusual for the Russian segment collaboration of the two largest studios – RuHub and WePlay – seems like a positive move, and as such, we are happy to be able to keep up the good tradition of the fruitful partnership between the two experienced organizer teams.”
ESforce Holding’s commercial director Sergey Barkhudaryan added: “We are excited to see Parimatch become our partners again. We have quite a history of esports campaigns and events together. As part of the OMEGA League, we are continuing the mutual development and expansion of our markets. Parimatch is a brand with a huge baggage of experience when it comes to the esports world, and as such, millions of people around the world, including us, place our trust in Parimatch.”Follow us on