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A look inside the Leonsis family's passion for esports

By Tobias Seck

Five years ago in September '16, esports and gaming investment group aXiomatic acquired a controlling interest in one of the most prominent esports organizations, Team Liquid, thanks to a fateful conversation between best friends at NBA All-Star weekend. Unbeknownst to each other, Monumental Sports & Entertainment CEO Ted Leonsis and Warriors co-Owner Peter Guber, who also is Mandalay Entertainment Group Founder, were confidentially exploring potential investments in esports assets and both came upon Team Liquid. SBJ spoke to Leonsis about that conversation, his family's discovery of esports and aXiomatic’s philosophy behind enabling esports and gaming assets. Click here to read the full story.

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