Share Tweet Sharing is caring! 9 Views no discussions Share LocalNews Digicel introduces Text to Win promotion for free blackberry devices and cricket tickets by: – April 11, 2012 Share Wednesday, April 11th 2012 – Roseau, Dominica: As Cricket fans eagerly anticipate the hosting of the third and final test match in the Australia vs WINDIES 2012 series at the Windsor Park Stadium, April 23rd to 27th, Digicel The proud sponsor of West Indies Cricket is about to increase the excitement with another innovative offer of FREE tickets and Blackberry devices in the new Text to Win Promotion just launched.While hundreds rush to the gates of the stadium each day to purchase their tickets some lucky cricket fans and Digicel customers can ‘All Be In’ to enjoy the match when they text the word “Cricket” to 7171. Every week during April lucky customers will walk away with two test match tickets plus a complimentary BlackBerry smartphone. That’s right! During Week 2 and 3 each winner will receive two test match tickets plus a BlackBerry 9300 and in week 4 winner will receive a state of the art BlackBerry 9790 with credit. It’s always bigger and better with Digicel and that’s why you must always be part of the bigger, better network. During the days of the game there will be many other exciting promotions in which persons can win even more BlackBerry devices, credit and cricket memorabilia. Get ready to go on the field to participate in the bowl out competition. You’ll simply need to be at the match, text the word “Bowl” to 5566 and you’ll be in for a chance of winning big one of two days of cricket. Also there will be a “Sixes” Competition to win daily prizes. Many People, One Team. We’ All In. West Indies Vs Australia April 23rd to April 27th. Press ReleaseDigicel Dominica
Sydney’s flagship Microsoft Store has entered a partnership with ESL to create the Esports Academy, an initiative that will begin on Monday, 16th April and conclude on Sunday, 22nd April.Their aim is to contribute to the education and development of the up-and-comers in the esports industry. The Esports Academy will see speeches from figures in the industry, including professional competitors and shoutcasters. They will be sharing their insights into the scene and offering advice to help those who attend.Jayke “Jayke” Paulsen, a professional League of Legends player, is one of those who will speak. Rohan “Brucey” Bruce is another figure who’s set to offer advice – he’s a former Counter-Strike player and coach who, after retiring from competing, become the COO of Avant Gaming. Laura “Saerianne” Scott is an presenter and host for the Oceania Pro League and ESL Australia, and she’ll also be in attendance.Other speakers include: Iain “Snype” Turner, a former professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who’s now an analyst rand commentator. Danny “DK” Kim, a host and commentator for both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Rainbox Six Seige, he’s also a part of the ESL business team. Max Ferfoglia, the Gaming Community Manager at Sydney’s Microsoft Store and co-owner of esports organisation Dark Sided.Danny Kim, ESL Australia said the following about the Esports Academy: “It’s great to see a retail space such as the Microsoft Store being used to engage directly with the gaming community in Australia through these workshops,” said Danny Kim of ESL Australia. “The esports industry in Australia continues to experience rapid growth and this partnership with Microsoft Store helps us to share some of our knowledge and experience about esports and give people a chance to get up close and personal with some of the leading talent in the industry.”Esports Insider says: It’s good to see budding Australian players, shoutcasters, and esports fans being given the chance to speak to experienced figures from the industry. We hope it helps to spawn the next wave of esports talent in the country in the future, and generate more interest there too. The Microsoft stores are typically designed to be great fun, and with the plethora of tech around, they’re an ideal host location for ESL’s Esports Academy.