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MLB Authorizes FanDuel As Official Gaming Operator

FanDuel Becomes Authorized Gaming Operator of MLB

FanDuel signed on today as a MLB Authorized Gaming Operator in a multi-year deal. Sportradar will provide access to official MLB data to power this new sports betting alignment. This is FanDuel’s first business arrangement with Major League Baseball or any of their 30 clubs. Microbetting is at the heart of this deal in the form on in-game bets. The Sports Techie community blog covers both sports betting and daily fantasy sports business. Do not bet money you cannot afford to lose, call 1-800-GAMBLER. The development of advanced sports tech is well timed to meet the sport betting needs of businesses and bettors during the rapidly changing wagering landscape across the United States. American fans are now able to bet on MLB through leg...

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Future of Sport Stadiums, IoT & Fan Experience Guide

The future of sports stadiums, the fan experience and athletic wearables are all hot sports tech topics. The Ohio University Athletic Administration program just published this Smart Stadium data visualization and shared it with the Sports Techie community blog for our readers and followers to use as a resource.

Pro Sports IoT in Smart Arenas

The sports enthusiast, sports techies and those looking to share innovative news about the future of sports, infrastructure and the fan experience are the target audience. Smart arenas and the Internet of Things (IoT) is a combination causing rapid changes in the industries of sports management, coaching and athletic training...

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PGA Tour Appoints DraftKings Official Daily Fantasy Game of Golf

DraftKings Named “Official Daily Fantasy Game” Of The PGA TOUR

PGA Tour and DraftKings entered into a new business arrangement making the latter the “Official Daily Fantasy Game of the PGA Tour.” The content and marketing deal is a first DFS partnership for the PGA Tour. The Sports Techie community blog encourages the legal play of fantasy sports, both traditional and daily, check to see if your state allows it. This sports tech news was announced today from the PGA Tour’s Pointe Vedra Beach headquarters and DrafKing’s Boston HQ. I just played in DraftKings PGA $5K Dime Time at a cost of $0.10 during the 148th version of The Open Championship golf major tournament this past weekend won by Ireland’s own Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush in the UK pocketing me a cool $0...

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VICI Sports Startup Uses IoT and AI To Deliver PSG SuperFan and Brand Ambassadors Activations

VICI Sports partnered with Paris Saint-Germain and other top European football clubs to activate superfans via their globally connected TV network and personalized SportsCenter complete with IoT and AI components. The Boston based startup is led by Adam Jones, co-founder and CEO, who chatted with THE Sports Techie community blog about business development, their technologies, participating in the TechStars 2019 accelerator, and raising additional investment capital as the sports tech company pursues partnering with leading soccer teams throughout Europe and beyond. European teams have made it a priority to visit America as Liverpool FC is doing this weekend to begin their preseason tour at Fenway Park. Beginning next week, PSG is going to China in a first for the champion French club...

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NFLPA OneTeam Collective Invests in ByteCubed Labs to Enhance Mixed Reality Training and Fan Experiences

NFLPA OneTeam Collective and ByteCubed Labs Join Forces to Revolutionize the Fan Experience

Mixed reality specialists and lifelike experiences experts at ByteCubed Labs received investment from the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and their accelerator, One-Team Collective, last month. This sports tech partnership centers on using the likeness of current NFL players like Tom Brady, Odell Beckham Jr. and the more than 2,000 current players, as well as augmented stadiums, within a suite of training products and analytical tools designed to take advantage of data, artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (mixed reality) through advanced technologies tailored for players and coaching staffs...

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Sports Betting Data During NBA Finals Drives Content and Fan Engagement

Today, you don’t have to make a trip to Las Vegas to place a NBA Finals sports bet or risk a relationship by making wagers with your friends.

Did anyone bet on the Golden State Warriors to be in five straight NBA Finals? Probably not since Las Vegas casinos would have certainly leaked this amazing sports wagering news by now after shorthanded DubNation swept the Portland Trail Blazers in 3 straight second half comeback games for the ages culminated by triple-double performances by Steph Curry and Draymond Green in game 4, a first in NBA Playoffs history by two players on the same team...

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StreamAMG OTT Streaming Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 For INF Fans Worldwide

Friday 7 August – UGANA vs ZAMBIA. Players in action during a Preliminary Round match on Day 1 of Netball World Cup 2015 SYDNEY. Photo: Narelle Spangher (NWC2015 Media)

International Netball Federation (INF) entered the direct to consumer OTT technology service thanks to an agreement with StreamAMG to provide the official World Netball live streaming and event app beginning in June. The Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 (VNWC2019) played in Liverpool during July is a showcase for this sports tech deal featuring iOS and Android apps. The Sports Techie community blog has not blogged about Netball before this first one...

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Monkey Knife Fight Daily Fantasy Sports Prop Gaming MLB Ready

Monkey Knife Fight DFS Prop Gaming Platform

When you hear Monkey Knife Fight (MKF), what comes to mind? There is a small probability since I am a sports technology curator for the Sports Techie community blog, you may have guessed daily fantasy sports (DFS) but I doubt it. I chatted with Monkey Knife Fight President, Nic Sulsky, about the sports tech startup and their goal of building the best new legal DFS gaming product. Having launched their gaming platform just six months ago for the NFL season, they followed up with the NBA, NHL and PGA, and now MLB. More than 10 million entries have played their football, basketball, hockey, and golf, game of skill contests...

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TikTok and SportsManias New NFLPA AR Stickers App For Super Bowl Fans

TikTok and SportsManias New NFLPA AR Stickers

SportsManias and TikTok are ready for the Big Game on Sunday with an official Augmented Reality (AR) Stickers technology partnership aimed to engage the 500 monthly active users of the Chinese tech company. TikTok is owned by ByteDance and is also called Douyin in China. Their media app was designed to create and share short videos across their international community in a Vine type of environment. TikTok’s first two AR Stickers released on Friday with the newest NFL Player Stickers releasing throughout Super Bowl week here in Atlanta. The Sports Techie community blog interviewed SportsManias, the leading provider of animated sports emojis, back in 2013...

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FSTA Industry Awards and Name Change to Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA)

The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) is to be known as the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA). The name and business change beginning in April was announcement at the Winter Conference in Tampa this week. Today, the old FSTA guard gave awards to companies leading the way in the industry. Yahoo won five fantasy sports awards while CBS Sports and Fantasy Footballers each won three. The Sports Techie community blog applauds the FSGA for their new focus on sports betting, games of skills and non-sports contests while staying true to their FSTA core competencies.

FSTA HONORS THE BEST IN FANTASY SPORTS – YAHOO WINS FIVE AWARDS; CBS SPORTS AND THE FANTASY FOOTBALLERS TAKE HOME THREE EACH

Fantasy Sports and Gaming Rebrand

It is easy to understand why this rebrand is happe...

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