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Media Providers Scramble To Capitalize On eSports Phenomenon

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The rise of eSports is largely due to the vast extent of media platforms such as Twitch or YouTube. Previously, Twitch dominated the eSports media industry as many top players across various games live streamed on the platform. However, as the industry continues to ramp up, others want to get ...

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More Business Evidence In Women’s Sports Growth? LPGA Places A Safe Bet With Genius Sports

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There is no doubt that the value and interest from a business standpoint in sports where women are the focus is growing. Women’s World Cup, the expansion of the WNBA and the coming Tokyo Olympics are just three top of mind spots, along with the continued vibrant businesses like golf ...

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VSiN To Launch On Sling TV

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VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the first media network dedicated to sports gambling information, is launching on Sling TV, America’s number-one live TV streaming service. Available on Sling TV today as a standalone channel for $4 per month, VSiN will deliver dynamic content to the growing number of Americans ...

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Overwatch League™ Set to Kick Off 2019 Season with Eight New Teams from Asia, Europe, and North America

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The Overwatch League™ returns to action today for the official start of the 2019 season. This season, 20 teams will compete for the league championship and a share of the US $5 million prize pool. The world’s first major global esports league with city-based teams will be even more fan-friendly, ...

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NBA Announces First Betting Data Partnerships In The U.S. With Sportradar And Genius Sports

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced its first betting data partnerships in the U.S. Beginning this NBA season, Sportradar and Genius Sports will have the non-exclusive rights to distribute official NBA betting data to licensed sports betting operators in the U.S. As more states legalize sports betting, Genius Sports ...

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EA SPORTS™ NHL® 19 Honors the Great One with Limited ‘99 Edition’

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Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) pays homage to Wayne Gretzky with the announce and launch of the EA SPORTS™ NHL® 19 ‘99 Edition’, available worldwide today for a limited time as a digital download on the PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. The 99 Edition features new cover art of The Great One himself and added benefits in ...

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‘Bet-Cast’ To Air In Las Vegas Saturday

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ESPN’s experiment last week with “Statcast” for the NL Wild Card Game, an alternative broadcast shown on ESPN2 with analytics-themed commentary, drew mostly praise. With the recent court decision opening the door for states to legalize betting across the country, could the “Bet-Cast” be far behind? The Las Vegas and ...

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EA Launches Origin Access Premier PC Subscription Service

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Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced that players can sign up for Origin Access Premier*, a new subscription tier for PC that offers full access to EA’s latest releases for the first time ever. Members will play the full game days before launch featuring valuable extra content including in-game ...

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NBA 2K League Partners with HyperX for Its Inaugural Season

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The NBA 2K League and HyperX today announced a new partnership that will make HyperX the Official Gaming Headset of the NBA 2K League. The NBA 2K League, the professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., is set to debut May 1 with 17 teams ...

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Turtle Beach Extends Partnership With Esports Powerhouse Splyce

Turtle Beach extends partnership with esports powerhouse Splyce as their premier gaming audio partner.  2018 Halo World Champions to continue to dominate with Elite Pro line of headsets. (PRNewsfoto/Turtle Beach Corporation)

Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach have announced the company has extended its partnership with powerhouse esports organization Splyce as their official audio partner for their console-based teams. Splyce currently fields successful teams across a variety of competitive console games, including Call of Duty, Halo, and Rocket League. Splyce’s Halo team was recently crowned 2018 World Champions ...

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