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MLG agrees YouTube partnership for Las Vegas event

Major League Gaming, which hosts and streams esports events, has agreed a deal with YouTube to distribute live coverage of its MLG Vegas contest on the video-sharing platform.

Fans from around the world can access coverage, news and analysis on MLG’s official YouTube channel. Coverage will be offered alongside the MLG.tv esports streaming service.

MLG Vegas runs from December 16-18 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard in January acquired the business of MLG, including MLG.tv and the MLG Pro Circuit and GameBattles platforms, in a deal worth a reported $46m (€44.1m).