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The Year Of The Gamer Is 2019

2019 Is The Year Of The Gamer

The Sports Techie community blog covers both gaming and traditional sports as if they are one. Data shows 65% of households own a device that is used to play video games. The popularity of gaming is growing, and it’s being fueled by strong business financials that have helped it become more mainstream than ever before. With these stats as a backdrop, here are a few trends to watch for in esports this year.

A Growing Awareness

Major multimedia companies like Disney and Comcast have already made large investments into esports. Expect more traditional media conglomerates to follow suit in 2019. The buy-in of traditional media outlets should help esports to become a bigger story out...

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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

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Sports Betting vs. Online Casino Games: A Comprehensive Comparison

In-play sports betting vs. Roulette

We all love online entertainment, and gambling over the web is one of the many ways we can indulge ourselves in real-time, right from all forms of sports bets to a wide selection of online casino games. We love online entertainment so much that industries like the online gambling industry which you can play here today, has massively grown in the last few years, now using more advanced technology. In the Sports Techie community blog guide, we are going to compare these two popular online gambling mediums. Keep in mind that aside from the various similarities we will discuss here, these two still share another common factor, and that is free bets which are given when players sign up with popular bookmakers and online casinos...

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NGU Sports Lighting Launches With Proven LED Sports Lighting Solutions And Team

NGU Sports Lighting, LLC, Enters Lighting Market as Exclusive Provider of Ephesus Sports Lighting Solutions For Professional Venues

NGU Sports Lighting, LLC, Enters Lighting Market as Exclusive Provider of Ephesus Sports Lighting Solutions.

NGU Sports Lighting is taking LED technology, solutions and products to the next level for professional and semi-pro end users all the way down the massive youth market in order to meet the growing consumer demand for more sustainable and cost-effective lights both indoors and outdoors. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the growth path of Ephesus Sports Lighting and their amazing work within the industry, to their acquisition by Eaton, a power management company, to the launch of a start-up by the company’s former President...

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Xbox One Copy Delivered To Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman and Crash Bandicoot Become New Best Friends

– San Jose, CA – 06/25/2018 – Richard Sherman gets a surprise visit from Crash Bandicoot in San Jose.
-PICTURED: Richard Sherman
-PHOTO by: Michael Simon/startraksphoto.com

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy players like injured pro football star Richard Sherman and countless fellow video gamers are ready to WUMP it up on June 29th when a multi-platform release is scheduled for the Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows (PC) and Xbox One systems after launching on the PlayStation 4 (PS4) last year. Sherman got a visit to his lovely home in San Jose by the jacked up marsupial and was delivered the FIRST EVER Xbox One copy of Crash Bandicoot.  Crash and Sherm did some WUMPING together to commemorate the fun times...

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A Brief History of Women in Motorsports

The first motorized tricycle race for women that we know of took place as early as 1897. Comparing these pioneering ladies to modern day racers shows one major similarity, courage. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers represents thousands of women across the planet as equals to men. Yet, to this day motorsports are associated with dudes and are usually seen as a type of sport showing masculinity at its finest.

This discipline is one of the very few where men and women can compete against each other in big competitions, as well as there being ‘female’ clubs and associations to inspire, promote and protect sportswomen.  For this reason, in hope to motivate, we are presenting you with a brief history of women in motorsports.

The truth is: Women do have a place in motor...

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Video Streaming Platforms Offer OTT Savings Versus Cable TV Costs

Cut The Cord Because OTT Technology Saves Streaming Sports Costs

Cut The Cord Because OTT Technology Saves Streaming Sports Costs

Cutting the cord is like swimming or riding a bike solo for the first time, you simply have to plunge in when the time calls for saying good-bye to traditional cable television or satellite pay-TV commitments and go for it. In my case, paying for Comcast Xfinity TV services here in Atlanta is over for now and I’ve entered the world of OTT (over-the-top) to stream content with a Roku TV device and other video streaming platforms and applications...

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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

Photo by UTKnightCenter, CC BY 2.0

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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Esports Is More Mainstream Than Traditional Sports

Esports v Sports – Is the Future of Sport Online?

The Future of Sports Online by Betway.

Are you an eSports gambler, player, coach, trainer, executive, owner, or simply one of the millions of international fans worldwide because if you are, you are not alone by a long-shot, amigos. Watching video gamers play is as common an activity as going outside and playing the same sports with most all Gen Z and a large number of millennials. Esports is growing as fast as a super storm hurricane. Believe it or not, data indicates by 2020 fans will spend approximately 11 billion hours viewing this new technology enabled sport. Now consider 70 million interested fans are ready to use tech to stream the gaming major finals through online platforms...

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Sacramento Kings Social Media Night At Golden 1 Center Powered By Panasonic USA

Sacramento Kings Social Media Night At Golden 1 Center Powered By Panasonic USA

From Social Media night content, to Kiss Cam, to the Noise Meter, to promotions about upcoming games and shows, this giant video display was both easy on the eyes and so lifelike, viewers tend to watch the video board more than the live action.

Being at Golden 1 Center during the Sacramento Kings social media night as an industry expert on behalf of Panasonic was an ultimate fan experience I will never forget, thank you. Downtown Commons (DOCO) features the NBA’s most technologically advanced and sustainable venue. The Panasonic Solutions Group and I were given a private tour of the arena by team executives. I then conducted interview sessions with team management and a Panasonic executive...

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