Envy Gaming is an entertainment and esports company based in North Texas. In 2021 Envy Gaming merged with OpTic Gaming to create a gaming and esports juggernaut that powers esports franchises OpTic Texas in the Call of Duty League, Dallas Fuel in the Overwatch League and top ranked Halo Championship Series, Valorant, and Rocket League teams. The company’s stable of gaming and lifestyle content creators reach millions of viewers every day on YouTube, Twitch, and social media platforms.
Founded as a professional Call of Duty team in 2007, owner Mike Rufail has grown the Dallas-based organization into one of the largest and most-winning esports groups in the world. Envy’s ownership group includes superstar Post Malone, Rufail, esports pioneer Hector Rodriguez, and Gray Television.
TODAY, ENVY COMPETES, STREAMS AND PRODUCES CONTENT ACROSS MULTIPLE GAMING TITLES INCLUDING CALL OF DUTY, OVERWATCH, ROCKET LEAGUE, SUPER SMASH BROS, AND VALORANT. IN 2019, FORBES RANKED ENVY GAMING AS THE 8TH MOST VALUABLE ESPORTS ORGANIZATION IN THE WORLD.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Envy is led by owner Mike Rufail and CEO Adam Rymer, with strategic investment partners Ken Hersh and Hersh Interactive Group. Additional partners include professional poker player Fedor Holz, with investment from prominent local investors and Texas families, and select national investors. Envy brand partners include Jack in the Box, Acer’s Predator gaming line, CORSAIR and Jack’s Links.