Kick CEO Aims to Broadcast Esports for Platform’s “Longevity,” Reveals the Games Targeted for Now

Published 06/26/2023, 4:39 AM EDT

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Kick is a popular streaming platform for gamers. It hit the headlines recently because of the major deals it signed with popular streamers like xQc and Amouranth. Even Dr Disrespect talked about the deals offered by the streaming platform making speculation about him joining Kick.

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Considering these major deals, Kick has received a lot of attention and questions about the platform’s transparency on esports, their policy for collaborating with celebrities and streamers with its relationship with Stake, a gambling platform. Amid speculation, Kick’s CEO spoke in an interview presenting the interests and future ambitions of the platform.

Tit-bits from Kick’s CEO on platform ethics and business policies

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In a recent interview, Kick CEO was seen speaking about the future ambitions of the streaming platform also hints toward the management of the toxicity often seen in chats. He talked about platform transparency and ethics by advising that people/ streamers should be truthful about their content. Fans’ toxic comments are also strictly managed by the team with separate live customer support addressing the issues of verified Kick users.

He further delved into the ambition of the platform in securing rights for integrated esports streaming. This will offer major game leagues like DOTA, and League of Legends with smaller esports-related championships as they believe in the importance of esports for ensuring long-term success in the streaming industry. Eddie, CEO of Kick also said that he believes that esports streaming I essential for attracting new users to the platform too.

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Eddie was seen further discussing Kick’s policy in collaborating with popular streamers and celebrities. This interview was essential as he focused on how people nowadays believe streaming is a path to easy success and money, whereas streamers put so much dedication and hard work into their content.

Eddie also spoke of collaborating with Drake via a live-streaming session on his tour and about Kick’s relationship with the gambling platform Stake. Following Hasan and Pokimane’s criticisms of gambling through Kick, Eddie answered that even though Stake and Kick have similar ownership but Kick is not owned by the former platform.

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This interview helped fans and streamers to get an initial idea about the policies practiced by Kick as a popular streaming platform. The exclusives from Kick’s CEO cleared the confusion about Kick not being involved with the gambling platform Stake. This restored the faith of fans in getting to see more potential content on Kick.

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