Episode 295

LEC Announces Sponsorship from Saudi Arabia's NEOM and Quickly Retracts

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July 30th, 2020

2 mins 37 secs

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About this Episode

What a day for the LEC and Riot Games. A morning announcement of a sponsorship from NEOM, a planned futuristic city from the Saudi Crown Prince, brought about nearly immediate outcry. There is a ton to this story but this minute covers the decision to sponsor this, why NEOM is so controversial and the ongoing overlap of esports and controversial geopolitics.

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