May 20, 2021

Celebrity Esports Power Up with Boost Gaming Partnership

Celebrity Esports, the leader in celebrity gaming, today announces Boost Gaming as its official partner for the inaugural Celebrity Esports Superstar League, commencing on May 28th 2021. This exclusive partnership will enable gamers to access a single platform to purchase any gift card or digital top-up they want. 

With a mission to bring esports to a mainstream audience, Celebrity Esports will see celebrity teams compete against each other across a collection of the world’s most famous video game titles. Unique to other gaming tournaments, the Celebrity Esports Superstar League will be putting members of the public in the game to play alongside celebrities as fan captains. 

Celebrities who have been announced for episode 1 include the likes of Jimmy Carr, Joel Dommett, Chris Hughes, Shaughna Phillips, Diversity (Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely), Chelcee Grimes, Kem Cetinay, Adebayo Akinfenwa and SV2, with more stars to be revealed in the coming weeks.  

Owned by Blackhawk Network, the Boost Gaming platform gives a variety of options for gamers to purchase gift cards and digital top-ups for their favourite games and publishers, making it an easy, centralised option for gamers. During the series, Boost will be providing Celebrity Esports’ viewers with further opportunities to improve the gamer experience through unique activations and exclusive offers, starting with a free Boost Gaming gift to all fan captains. 

Commenting on the partnership, Celebrity Esports CEO Leo Skagerlind said “It’s a great feeling to be able to announce Boost Gaming as a partner of ours. Boosts Gaming’s broad variety of gaming top-up products and easy to navigate platform makes for the perfect fit as we strive to engage with gamers and entertainment buffs across the whole community.” 

Dean Douglas, Boost Gaming Channel Director added, “We’re really excited to be welcoming Celebrity Esports into the Boost Gaming community. As Gaming continues to become more mainstream it is vital for organisations to open the door to a wider market of casual fans and CES are leading the charge here.” 


About Boost Gaming 

Boost Gaming is a one-stop shop for digital gaming eGifts. Directly connected to the biggest gaming & entertainment brands️, we provide a secure and reliable one-stop-shop for digital gaming gift cards including in-game credits, subscriptions, full games and DLC for an upgraded gaming experience. Powered by global payments provider Blackhawk Network, Boost Gaming is currently available in the US, UK, Germany, and Australia. Learn more at 


About Blackhawk Network  

Blackhawk Network disburses funds using branded payment solutions across the globe. We collaborate with our partners to translate in-country requirements into payment propositions that meet their business objectives. With a presence in 26 countries, we reliably and securely deliver value in over 100 countries worldwide.  

Blackhawk Network is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, please visit   


About Celebrity Esports 

Celebrity Esports is the home of celebrity gaming. The focus is on entertainment, banter and past rivalry of celebrities, which provides the viewing public with an exciting, engaging insight of their favourite personalities in a setting like no other. 

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