Bitcoin-led casino operator Bitcasino announced Wednesday its partnership with esports organization Evil Geniuses. As the first crypto-based digital gaming partnership in esports history, Bitcasino will be showcased across a number of EG facets including the Dota 2, Counter-Strike, FGC and Creator rosters.
Starting later this week with the Blast Premier Fall Showdown, EG players will wear new jerseys that feature the Bitcasino logo on their right sleeve. The partnership also features CS:GO programming including a custom created map featuring familiar B-Site locations where players will race against the clock in mobility obstacles and accuracy challenges.
The challenge course was specially designed for Bitcasino and tested by EG pro and content creator Tarik Celik, and can now be downloaded through Steam.
The partnership will also feature a content series headlined by EG CS:GO and DOTA 2 players, fans will submit videos of their play. The content series that will be shared on social media will feature various EG pros providing commentary on fan behavior.
In an official press release, Head of Bitcasino Kaupo Kangro spoke about this partnership and said: "We love Evil Geniuses' passion and forward-thinking approach to everything they do. They have been changing the game for more than 20 years, which is why they make the perfect partner for Bitcasino. They're true pioneers who share our values for fun, fast and fair gaming. It's an honour to see the Bitcasino logo on the EG jersey, and we're excited about the great content that we will be partnering on for Evil Geniuses fans around the world."
Director of Corporate Partnerships at Evil Geniuses added: "Evil Geniuses has always been a trailblazer within esports and bringing on a pioneer in their industry like Bitcasino, EG continues our commitment to engage our fans in new and innovative ways.