Houston Outlaws continue partnership with TMobile

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Houston Outlaws continue partnership with TMobile

OpTic Gaming subsidiary the Houston Outlaws extended their partnership with TMobile today. Additionally, TMobile will continue to offer perks like exclusive seating and discounts.

Firstly, the move comes just a little under a year after the partnership was first announced. TMobile was the first major sponsor of the Outlaws. “Last year T-Mobile helped us build a foundation toward solidifying Outlaws as a top OWL brand,” said Ryan Musselman, President of Infinite Esports & Entertainment.  Infinite Entertainment is the parent company of the Houston Outlaws and OpTic Gaming and is owned by Texas Esports.

Unfortunately, all may not be well in OpTic-land, however. Sportspromedia.com recently reported that majority stakeholder Texas Esports was looking to sell its majority stake in Infinite Esports & Entertainment. Because of this, many thought that OpTic's LoL and OWL franchises were in trouble. 

Regardless, the second season of the Overwatch League kicks off this week, making the announcement well-timed. The OWL starts this Thursday, February 14 with a showdown between the Philadelphia Fusion and London Spitfire. Houston’s first game is at 6:00 PM CMT February 15th against the newly-franchised Toronto Defiant.

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Nick Johnson
Nick "Lesona" Johnson is an esports journalist with a focus on CS:GO and the OWL. His interest for esports started with CS:S and grew into a career as both an esports writer and an avid fan, giving him a unique perspective on both the casual and professional scenes. Twitter: @Lesona_