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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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A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

The US gaming industry pulled in more than $23 billion in 2016, according to figures by Newzoo. Globally, the industry is worth $100 billion a year, and is predicted to rise at close to 10% a year. Exciting new technologies such as VR do contribute to such growth figures; the most potent driving force behind these impressive numbers, however, is the simple mainstreaming of video gaming. No longer are video games and tech the province of game-addicted teenage boys. Rather, they draw millions of people in from every age group...

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ELEAGUE eSports Championship Broadcasting On TBS, Live Streaming On Twitter

ELEAGUE Season One Championship Set For This Afternoon – Fnatic vs. Virtus.pro – at 4 p.m. ET with Full Coverage on TBS and on Twitter.

ELEAGUE Season One Championship Set For This Afternoon – Fnatic vs. Virtus.pro – at 4 p.m. ET with Full Coverage on TBS and on Twitter.

ELEAGUE eSports championship featuring pro video gamers playing Valve’s popular Counter-Strike: Global Offensive game will broadcast today on TBS thanks to the sports tech collaboration between Turner and WME | IMG showcasing one of the world’s fastest growing sports, mainly watched by millennial and generation Z viewers, as well as Gen X old schooler’s like me and some of you. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to let our readers and social media followers know more about the culmination of season one of the professional eSports organization with a tense and entertaining matchup between Fnatic vs. Virtus...

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Current State Of The Thriving Fantasy Sports Industry

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Fantasy sports growth in North America during 2016 increased to around 57.4 million mostly young male players according to new research by Ipsos Public Affairs in Canada on behalf of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) located in New York. Since the study covering both traditional and daily fantasy began in 2013, the boom in fantasy participation peaked in 2015 and then grew this year by an almost 1% increase making the new tally the highest in the history of the limited study. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to peruse the information shared yesterday with the 2016 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City...

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WinView Leads Second Screen TV Market Because Of Patents, Investments and Board

Could this be the killer app that generates live sports gaming advertising dollars, takes down daily fantasy sports and forever changes second screen behavior?

Could this be the killer app that generates live sports gaming advertising dollars, takes down daily fantasy sports and forever changes second screen behavior?

WinView raised a partial close of a $3.4 million Series A round of equity financing to allow the company to further corner the synchronized two-screen TV market as well as continue to push their live television play along, digital fan experience. The Silicon Valley-based sports technology business is focused on delivering free mobile two-screen synchronized televised sports games for prizes in the U.S...

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New TBS eSports League Launched By Turner, WME IMG

Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League.

Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League.

New TBS eSports League Launched By Turner, WME IMG

A new eSports League created by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and partner WME, IMG is set to begin broadcasting in 2016. Imagine live competitive gaming morphing into the mainstream on TBS and online. This unique fan experience will be enhanced via a custom eSports Operations Center with advanced technology located here in Atlanta at Turner Studios, the East Coast epicenter for competitive gaming. The Sports Techie community blog and especially our Twitter handle @SportsTechieNET have been an eSports champion as we are for Turner Sports. The future of gaming has never been more digital, lucrative or fun.

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Attracting millennial eyeballs, pocket books and loyalty is u...

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Hotbox Sports And New Jersey Devils Sign Sponsorship Deal For New NHL Fantasy Hockey Game

Hotbox Sports And New Jersey Devils Sign Sponsorship Deal For New NHL Fantasy Hockey Game - Sports Techie blog

Hotbox Sports And New Jersey Devils Sign Sponsorship Deal For New NHL Fantasy Hockey Game – Sports Techie blog

Hotbox Sports And New Jersey Devils Sign Sponsorship Deal For New NHL Fantasy Hockey Game

New Jersey leads the U.S. state by state fight towards legalizing gambling while sports leagues are using sports technology products like apps to enhance the fan experience, which is why the new Hotbox Sports Ventures and New Jersey Devils sponsorship deal announced today is a significant partnership potentially in both spaces for fans who want to play legal hockey fantasy sports games over the Internet and eventually earn money by winning. NFL fantasy football is played once a week and might be an $11 billion business and the NHL certainly wants a piece of the pie as do innovative teams like...

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