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DraftKings Pure Sports Tech Play As Nasdaq Ticker Symbol DKNG

SPAC: Insight into DraftKings’ Listing

Does DKNG mean anything to you? It should because it is DraftKings new Nasdaq Stock Exchange officially listed ticker symbol as they went public last Friday, April 24 at a valuation of more than $6 billion. The digital sports entertainment company was founded in 2012 as a daily fantasy sports play based on sports performance. Today, they are perhaps the leading online sport betting, fantasy sports and online gaming operator in the United States. You might be asking why they went public at a time when live sports events are almost nonexistent because of the coronavirus shutdown but the answer is easy to understand. The legalization of sports betting in 2018 by the U.S...

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La Vida Baseball Partners With Minute Media To Deliver Latino Beisbol Lifestyle Content

LA VIDA BASEBALL AND MINUTE MEDIA FORM TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM AND CONTENT DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP

La Vida Baseball is poised to continue growing their Latino beisbol lifestyle media company muy rapido together with Minute Media. LVB (@LaVidaBaseball) was launched in 2017 and is owned by TeamWorks Media in Chicago. Today, they announced a new partnership with Minute Media on a multi-year deal to leverage the latter’s technology platform to increase LVB’s daily and premium video content reach and exposure across a variety of channels...

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The Surprising Ways Art Can Enhance Sports Psychology

Both art and technology can be helpful tools in sports psychology

The demand for sports psychologists is on the rise as athletes and teams are increasingly aware of the effects of poor mental health on performance and how overcoming a sports injury can be a mental struggle, as well as a physical one. Both art and technology can be helpful tools in sports psychology, particularly when merged together, helping athletes to reach their full potential. As we stay at home #alonetogether because of COVID-19, the Sports Techie community blog encourages our followers and readers to set a goal of doing tech aided fitness, rest and rehab activities like sport, exercise, sleep and artwork, that all help to create a sound mind when facing injuries.

Creating Art to Recover from Illness and...

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Virtual Grand National By Stream AMG, Inspired Entertainment Takes In £2.6 million For NHS Charities Together

StreamAMG delivers the 2020 Virtual Grand National for Inspired Entertainment

Virtual Grand National streamed live to top sportsbooks over the weekend thanks to StreamAMG and Inspired Entertainment. In a busy weekend that saw eNASCAR streaming on the Fox Sports App, and ESPN claiming eSports Day on Sunday when they programmed 12 hours of F1 racing, the NBA2K Tournament featuring NBA players, and Rocket League, all here in United States, the United Kingdom was busy with the simulated Aintree Racecourse steeplechase sim. The 2020 Grand National event was cancelled because of coronavirus yet that did not stop track operators and Inspired as they pulled it off it virtually taking in a reported £2.6 million of which the entirety was donated to NHS Charities Together...

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eNASCAR Strikes Virtual Fantasy and Betting eSports Gold With Penn Interactive and Barstool Sports

eNASCAR partners with Penn Interactive, Barstool Sports to amplify Pro Invitational Series events.

Coronavirus shut down live NASCAR races but real-time virtual eNASCAR racing has rocketed to the forefront of viewership via the Pro Invitational iRacing Series Event. The Sports Techie community blog was an official NASCAR contributor and last year reported on iRacing’s network debut on NBCSN. It is no surprise to me that because of COVID-19 stay at home recommendations, NASCAR fans are flocking to their television sets to watch FOX and FS1 in record breaking fashion after last weeks most watch eSports event broke the previous TV record held by the American stock car auto racing company...

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Sportico Sports Digital Content Is New Penske Media Sport Business Company

Sportico – The Business of Sports

Sportico is the newest sports business digital content property to enter into the worldwide media and publishing industries with the financial, technological and infrastructure backing of Penske Media Corporation (PMC). The entity’s name is a blend of “sport” and “company.” They plan to cover the business aspect of sports. Dick Glover and Scott Soshnick are the key sports and entertainment veteran executives at this new startup. Glover is President and CEO while Soshnick is their Editor in Chief and Head of Content. Scott chatted with the Sports Techie community blog about this new venture, working with Dick and joining the Penske Media brands, in addition to everything from eSports, COVID19 and stadiums...

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The Shutdown of Business in Las Vegas Because of COVID-19 Opens Door to Online Casino Games

The game must go on and in this case it will in the form of online casino games. Coronavirus first shut down casinos in Las Vegas owned by Wynn-Encore, MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment before the Nevada governor closed all casinos and businesses in an unprecedented response to nationwide and worldwide responses to the pandemic threat of COVID-19. Playing casino games like blackjack, roulette or craps with others in a Vegas restaurant and sport bar or before a hotel show is not in the best interest of health and safety for the next month or longer so readers and followers of the Sports Techie community blog are looking for other ways to make it so. Sin city is not a gamblers safe haven at the moment but playing online might be.


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Kobe Bryant Impacted Sports Tech Like A Champion Sports Techie

Dear Basketball, created and narrated by Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is forever remembered in infamy now as an international basketball legend but you may not realize he was into sports tech from his youth until passing away at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash last Sunday in the Southern California San Fernando Valley. The tragic accident claimed the lives of nine souls including his daughter Gianna, as well as a fellow Whittier College Poet, Sarah (George) Chester, and her daughter Payton, also 13 years old as was Kobe and his wife Vanessa’s second eldest child...

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Sports Betting Added To Fantasy Sports At FSGA Best Of Industry Awards In Vegas

FSGA HONORS THE BEST IN FANTASY SPORTS AND SPORTS BETTING

Sports betting as a category was added to fantasy sports for the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA) Industry Awards held in Las Vegas during the 2020 Winter Conference on January 14 and 15. Adding the fast-growing sport bet categories made it 29 total awards voted on by FSGA members, a distinguished media panel and a fan vote across wagering games, web sites-apps and platforms, social media and podcasts, in addition to individual awards. The Top Innovation and Rookie of the Year, joined the Small Business of the Year, as well as the Fantasy Business of the Year and Sports Betting Business of the Year to round out the 29 winners. The complete list of award recipients is listed below...

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Buffalo Wild Wings Partner FanHub Delivers BetMGM NFL Playoffs And CFP National Championship Bet Gamification

FanHub Creates New Multisport Mobile Picks and Props Game For Buffalo Wild Wings In Time For NFL Playoffs, 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship

FanHub and Buffalo Wild Wings are once again offering a Picks & Props together with BetMGM for the NFL Playoff Divisional Games beginning today through Super Bowl LIV as well as for Monday’s epic 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship game between Clemson and LSU taking the casual mobile gaming experience to the hungry masses...

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