Digicel, GMR&SC spread Digicel Christmas cheer

first_imgTELECOMMUNICATIONS giant Digicel yesterday teamed up with several organisations, including the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC), to host a fun day for children of various orphanages.According to the Company’s Communications Manager Vidya Sanichara, the idea behind the event was to give back to several children’s homes, especially as it is the season of giving.Children were treated to a stage show as part of the Digicel Christmas Cheer.“Previously, we would have gone to the different homes and do what we call a Digicel Christmas Cheer but this time, we have decided to bring them together.”“We have children from Kannan Children’s home in Port Mourant, St John’s Bosco Boys Orphanage, the Shaeed’s Boys & Girls Orphanage and Prabucharran’s home from the West Coast,” she added.“They are going to get to see Santa, they are going to go home with presents and just leave in a merry spirit for the Christmas holidays.”Hosted at the GMR&SC facility on Thomas Lands, the children were treated to face-painting, Santa, as well as a show and some lessons on karting.They were taught the importance of being safe when driving and the ideologies of sportsmanship.last_img read more

Betway continues its Esports sponsorship expansion

first_imgShare Share Submit Related Articles StumbleUpon Esports sportsbook operator Betway has announced it will be the primary sponsor of the ESL Pro League 2017.The longest running league in professional CS:GO, commences its sixth season today, with 14 European and North American teams battling it out online for a $1m prize pool.The league’s online phase will see matches held three times per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, continuing until the ESL Pro League finals, to be held in Odense, Denmark, from 8 – 10  December.Betway’s sponsorship follows on from its  successful previous partnership with ESL One Cologne earlier in the year.The operator will be adding live odds to the tournament broadcast, compiled by its team of esports traders, as it did previously at ESL One Cologne.Anthony Werkman, Director of Marketing and Operations at Betway, said: “We are very excited for the next few months as some of the world’s best CS:GO players will battle it out for its biggest prize, the ESL Pro League, as well as the seven-figure prize pool.“Our experience sponsoring ESL One Cologne was a huge success, and the feedback we received from our first-of-its-kind live odds feeds into the broadcast has inspired us to increase our involvement across tournaments and teams in the coming months and years.”Betway has been pro-active in the esports community over recent years, with a sustained effort in increasing its quality and amount of betting content, as well as obtaining membership of the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) last year. Betway and Dafabet grow La Liga sponsorship portfolios August 14, 2020 Real Betis selects Betway as its official shirt sponsor August 10, 2020 ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual  August 20, 2020last_img read more