Allied Esports Entertainment, an Irvine-based company that runs facilities for online gaming enthusiasts, as well as the World Poker Tour, went public Monday by reverse merger.
Costa Mesa-based Vans Inc. is the presenting sponsor for the International Surf Association’s 2019 Word Surfing Games next month in Japan.
John Wayne Airport passenger traffic decreased 3.4% in June to 919,000 compared with the same month last year.
Local hotels saw higher daily rates and revenue per available room on lower occupancy levels in June, CBRE Hotels said.
Long Beach Airport traffic decreased 13% year-over-year in June to 307,000 passengers; year-to-date traffic is down nearly 16% to 1.7 million passengers.
Kingston Technology Co.’s gaming equipment unit, HyperX, was named the exclusive supplier for Red Bull esports events.
Toshiba America Business Systems in Lake Forest extended and expanded a sponsorship deal with entertainment venue operator AEG.
Costa Mesa consumer data company J.D. Power was bought by private equity investor Thoma Bravo, in Chicago, on undisclosed terms.
Construction has begun on Starlight Cinemas West Grove, a 29,000-square-foot movie theater, which will anchor a new entertainment complex in Garden Grove.
Teams in South County Trojans Youth Football in Mission Viejo will get game and practice apparel and uniforms from Baltimore-based Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA).
A University of California-Irvine team is working to develop a 6G communications chip.
Newport Beach’s Jeff Moorad is getting back into sports ownership.
Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. in Irvine and sports entertainment company AEG are extending a partnership.
Blizzard Entertainment’s eSports league, based on its Overwatch franchise, will expand its travel schedule next year, its third season, to include two weekends of homebased gaming competitions each of its 20 teams in six countries.