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Big East Conference Esports Joins Electronic Gaming Federation’s EGFC Season 2

The BIG EAST Conference formalized their Division I eSports league standing by joining the Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) and competing for a National Championship with 39 total DI varsity programs. The 11-member schools are scheduled to play a three-year, multigame season for the first time ever with membership in the official EGF Collegiate (EGFC) league. I grew up when Big East Basketball was just blowing up on ESPN some forty years ago showcasing the intense rivalries between NYC and neighboring state schools. Cable TV was responsible for Georgetown Hoyas player Patrick Ewing and his Head Coach, John Thompson (RIP), and Chris Mullin and St. John’s University, becoming household names like Piranha and several shoutcaster’s have done so already with video game communities...

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Cisco And 8AM Golf Launch Chirp Gaming App For U.S. Open Championship Fans

A New Way For Golf Fans To Play presented by Cisco

In-game betting during live sports events is the new sports tech enhanced craze making the 2020 U.S. Open Championship at Winged Foot, PGA Tour tournament launch for Chirp, a new and free golf wagering app developed by 8AM Golf and the app’s sponsor, Cisco, well-timed. The owner of GOLF Magazine/Golf.com and GolfLogix (the most downloaded app in golf history), enters into the gaming space with real-time games ready to play as you watch the second Major golfing event of the year beginning Thursday. As viewers watch each PGA Tour broadcast, live in-round odds are pushed out to the app allowing users 30 seconds to bet (or not) on live scenarios. Can Rory McIlroy reach the green on a three-par with his tee shot? Will Tiger Woods make his...

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Ultimate Rivals Sports Game Franchise By Bit Fry Gaming Studios Available On Apple Arcade

All-Star Athletes From NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, WNBA and US Women’s National Soccer Team Take to the Ice in “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink

Bit Fry is not a software code, fishing recipe or the nickname of the techie kid next door rather it is new, officially licensed sports gaming franchise featuring top players across all the major sport leagues. This is a first video game of its kind created by Bit Fry Game Studios located in New Hampshire. These smart game developers signed significant licensing agreements with nice professional sports organizations...

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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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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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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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Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games – sports techie blog

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Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you’re likely aware of the wave of excitement surrounding virtual reality (VR) technology. The accelerating proliferation of VR devices and headsets around the world has seen virtual environments and immersive experiences reach households in all four corners of the globe, creating an industry that was forecast to be worth $7 billion at the end of 2017. Making sense of VR and its capabilities are critical, especially when you consider how quickly this wearable technology is adopted...

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The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News

The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News - Sports Techie blog.

The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News – Sports Techie blog.

The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News

The Daily Payoff launches on March 2 with a fresh news platform that aims to be the source for gaming business news. Besides betting and fantasy sports news, they plan to offer valuable insight into all forms of gambling, e-gaming and casinos in addition to horse racing and other noteworthy topics. Based in New Jersey, the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers will soon be able to engage on the web with The Daily Payoff, powered by SportsBlog. Sports technology just gained another valuable asset to add to the fast growing $250 billion industry.

Based in New Jersey, the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers will be able to engage on the web with The Daily Payoff on SportsBlog.com.

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Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Tech For Fans On TV, Mobile Devices, OTT, And Gaming Consoles

Sports and Social Media Infographic by InfographicWorld

Sports and Social Media Infographic by InfographicWorld

Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Tech For Fans On TV, Mobile Devices, OTT, And Gaming Consoles

Is Sport and Social Media a sports tech generated perfect team? The Sports Techie community blog will analyze how the worlds of sports and social media converge. Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Team, by Infographic World, has data that helps to see how this is true in the United States. The stats are convincing, especially when you consider 70% of sports fans take to Facebook after games. The Infographic offers insight as to why sports and social media have become more closely tied in recent years thanks to mobile device technology and hashtags like #SocialMedia.

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Global Gaming Network, Amped Fantasy and SportsAlert are an International sports business trifecta

Amped Fantasy daily fantasy sports games and cash contests are a game of skill at http://ampedfantasy.com/

Global Gaming Network, Amped Fantasy and SportsAlert are an International sports business trifecta ready to meet your digital and mobile messaging service needs. Amped Fantasy is the online sports business and web site that allows users to legally wager on players that participate in domestic and International sporting events. A recent upgrade of the site includes new features, contests, special promotions, and social networking, which has them positioned to grow their user base over the rest of the NFL season, playoff games, and Super Bowl 2013.

Fantasy Sports is big business

The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) says the fantasy sports market in North America is a $4 billion i...

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