Bookmaker Pinnacle has introduced that its esports event, the Pinnacle Cup, will broaden into Dota 2 for its second version.
The occasion, in collaboration with event organiser Relog Media, will as soon as once more have a $100,000 prize pool and is predicted to function Dota 2 groups throughout Europe, Russia, and CIS.
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Equally to its CS:GO version, GRID has been named the occasion’s information associate. Consequently, Pinnacle will supply a collection of pre-game and dwell betting markets in the course of the occasion. Furthermore, GRID’s information is predicted to be utilised all through the Pinnacle Cup – Dota’s broadcast and fan-facing content material.
Paris Smith, CEO of Pinnacle, commented: “After a implausible begin to the Pinnacle Cup, we’re delighted to hold on this collection with Relog Media, increasing additional into the esports ecosystem. The center of what we do at Pinnacle is partaking with the esports group, and with the introduction of The Pinnacle Cup – Dota we plan to deepen that reference to the broader esports viewers.
“There is no such thing as a higher method for us to proceed this journey, than branching out into Dota 2, the place we are able to proceed providing followers one of the best connection to their favorite esports groups and gamers.”
The Pinnacle Cup – Dota is scheduled to happen all through the whole thing of Could and includes a 10-team round-robin stage adopted by a best-of-three double-elimination bracket. The round-robin stage will start on Could fifth, 2021.
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In the course of the playoffs, two groups shall be invited to hitch the organisations which have certified through the group stage. In keeping with the discharge, the playoffs will encompass quarter-finals, semi-finals and a best-of-five grand closing, which is able to happen on Could 30th.
Milutin Pecic, Relog Media CEO, added: “As passionate Dota 2 gamers at Relog Media, we’re ecstatic about our subsequent event collection with Pinnacle. We hope that is simply the beginning of our choices to the aggressive groups throughout the globe. Pinnacle’s observe document and success in Esports to this point made it a straightforward choice for us to go forwards with them. We additionally had a ton of enjoyable within the CSGO version of The Pinnacle Cup. A proud day for us all right here at Relog Media.
As of proper now, no groups have been introduced for the competitors.
Esports Insider says: Following the success of the inaugural Pinnacle Cup, which was received by Gambit Esports, it’s no shock to see the second version be introduced so quickly. The occasion branching out into Dota is a welcome shock because it supplies organisations within the self-discipline with extra competitors and will increase potential income alternatives. Persevering with to have Relog Media and GRID on board additionally appears to be like to be an amazing choice.
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