Cloud9 has brought on the all-women MAJKL Valorant squad to become its first women's esports team. Moving forward the team of Alexis "alexis" Guarrasi, Annie "Annie" Roberts, Jasmine "Jazzyk1ns" Manankil, Katsumi, and Melanie "meL"Capone will compete as Cloud9 White in competition for Riot Games' Valorant league. The new team is sponsored by AT&T.
AT&T (NYSE: T) boasted that it surpassed its 2020 goal for HBO Max in its third-quarter earnings release. The company counted 38 million domestic HBO and HBO Max subscribers as of the end of September, exceeding its stated goal of 36 million. AT&T's goal of 36 million subscribers by the end of the year was always an easy target.
Sports betting is hugely popular with young people. Penn National Gaming is a casino and horse race track operator expanding into sports betting and online gambling. The company plans to capture sports betting market share by integrating the recently acquired digital media community Barstool Sports into its operations.