In this second episode of our special Money in Esports series, Sean Callanan hosts the panel discussion about Esports in Australia with Chris Schubert from Riot Games, Michael Carmody from Legacy Esports & Frank Li from Chiefs Esports.

On this podcast you'll learn about:

  • The importance of esports for Riot Games
  • The different titles that Legacy Esports and Chiefs Esports play in
  • What META means for esports and grass roots sports in Australia
  • How Riot Oceania connects with the global esports audience
  • What brands are looking for in an esports organisation
  • How gamers are convert to becoming esports fans
  • What were the changes with Legacy Esports after Adelaide FC came onboard
  • Chiefs Esports' future plans after being acquired by ICON
Money in Esports #2 - Esports in Australia

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Frank Li on esports in Australia

The gaming industry in Australia is bigger than like movies and music combined.

Games that succeed in the esports side of things tend to be the ones that have the best longevity.

Frank Li, Founder of The Chiefs Esports

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SG Esports MEO Tour Saturday

Join SG Esports & Gravitas founder Sean Callanan and ex pro gamer & our GM of Esports Brandon Defina for a tour of Melbourne Esports Open to learn more about the world of esports.

Limited spots available with guided tour to check out all activations and stages across Melbourne & Olympic Parks.

The 45 minute tour starts at Saturday August 31st 2019 at 10am at the Gravitas Fan Booth in the JB Hi-Fi Game On Zone.

Tour includes a Weekend 2-day Ground Pass with access MEO across both days.


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SG Esports MEO Tour Saturday

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Thanks for the review on Apple Podcasts

Really good

★★★★★ in Apple Podcasts by MacStewie1986 from Australia on February 3, 2019

I was looking for a podcast that combined sports and marking with it having an Aussie flavour but still looks at the global stage. This podcast delivers.