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

Greta Morgan, 87, Hillsboro: Jan. 20, 1928 – Oct. 7, 2015

first_imgGreta MorganGreta Charlene Morgan, 87, died in Hillsboro, Kans. on October, 7th, 2015. Greta was born January 20, 1928 in Champion, Neb. to Samuel Fred and Nettie (Steele) Goddard. Greta was the tenth of eleven children. Due to the Depression, this very large family moved many times in order to survive.  After her father died, when Greta was still quite young, she moved with her mother and two of her sisters to Woodward, Okla. It was in Woodward that she met Floyd Lewis Morgan and on March 28, 1945 the two were married in Buffalo, Oklahoma. As they were only 16, their mothers had to give them permission to marry. The couple moved to Oklahoma City where Floyd became a baker and the first of their 4 sons was born. The family moved many times while Floyd worked for the Bond Bread Company. In 1971, Floyd left Bond Bread and went into the restaurant business. He later went to work for Smith International in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Floyd passed away in January 2004. Greta continued living in Ponca City until 2007 when she moved to Valley Center, Kansas to be near her son, DeWayne and his family. Greta moved into assisted living in Hillsboro in 2013. Greta is preceded in death by her husband of almost 59 years; her parents; nine siblings; sons, Donald Fred Morgan and Gary Eugene Morgan and a grandson, Brock Morgan.Survivors include her son, DeWayne Morgan (Erlene) of Valley Center, Kansas; son, Dennis Morgan (Kathy) of Hutto, Texas; daughter-in-law, Brenda Morgan of Ponca City, Oklahoma; sister, Noma Files of Duncan, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.Greta was a long time and very active member of the Hartford Avenue Church of Christ.Graveside services for Greta will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 12, 2015 at the Blackwell Cemetery in Blackwell, Oklahoma. There is no visitation scheduled. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Hartford Avenue Church of Christ, Ponca City, Okla. or your choice of charities. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.Arrangements are by Cornejo|Day Funeral Home & Crematory, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington, Kans. 67152.To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit www.cornejodayfuneralhome.com.last_img read more