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EA Sports Releases FIFA 23 Gameplay Video

Just a week after publishing the game’s official trailer, EA Sports revealed more of the secrets behind FIFA 23 in a brand new gameplay video. HyperMotion 2, women’s club football, and new defending, attacking and goalkeeping features add more realism than ever to FIFA. The skill moves also promise to […]

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Biggest Underdogs to Ever Win in the NBA Finals

The NBA Finals has a long track record of bringing together the best teams and players in an annual clash for the NBA championship. But with 30 clubs starting each NBA season with a chance to make a run for glory, there has been no shortage of teams that have […]

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MiLB News: Robots, Lawsuits, Payouts, and Groundbreaking Manager

As MLB’s lockout continues, MiLB is providing fans with more than enough baseball news. The good news from MiLB includes a surprise $600,000 payout and its first woman manager. The less-than-good news features its ongoing conflicts with MLB, including an antitrust lawsuit. And let’s not forget, robot umpires. MLB owners […]

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Gaming News: Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Buys Zynga

Microsoft has suddenly become the world’s third-largest gaming company behind Tencent Holdings and Sony following its announcement Tuesday that it acquired Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. The news came just as the gaming community was digesting Take-Two Interactive’s purchase of Zynga. Gaming is one of the few sectors to excel […]

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Blokpax Combines Sports NFTs with Physical Collectibles

One of the fundamental criticisms of sports NFTs has been the belief that digital cards or moments simply won’t have the long-term collectability of physical products. A new offering, Blokpax, is trying to overcome that issue by combining the two types of collectibles into one unique system. Blokpax offers users […]

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Michael Dell, Sixth Street Partners Join Spurs Ownership Ranks

Texas billionaire Michael Dell and the investment firm Sixth Street are the newest members of the San Antonio Spurs ownership group. Their combined 30 percent stake allowed other minority owners to cash out of their profitable Spurs investment. According to Forbes, the San Antonio Spurs franchise is worth $1.85 billion. […]

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The NFT Bubble May Have Broken, but Sports Collectibles Show Some Resilience

Anyone closely following the NFT space has noticed that the market has cooled in recent weeks following a burst of interest in non-fungible tokens earlier this spring. But a recent story by Protos examined just how far interest in these products, including some sports NFTs, has actually fallen. According to […]

Philadelphia Startup Helps Meet Needs of an App-Based Gambling Nation

Philadelphia Startup Helps Meet Needs of an App-Based Gambling Nation

The rise in bettors’ demands for more data and analytics can be traced directly to the emerging market of products and services that cater to them. Whether it’s Amazon’s Next Gen Stats, which uses “machine learning” crunching thousands of similar scenarios to produce and display in-game probabilities for the NFL, […]

NBC Appeals to Bettors’ Sensibilities by Rolling Out ‘Chartthrob’ Steve Kornacki During Sunday Night Football

NBC Appeals to Bettors’ Sensibilities by Rolling Out ‘Chartthrob’ Steve Kornacki During Sunday Night Football

MSNBC political analyst and analytics guru Steve “Map Daddy” Kornacki made a memorable guest appearance on Sunday Night Football’s pregame and halftime shows, sending hearts aflutter on Twitter. Kornacki, known for both his unrelenting up-to-the-second analysis and welcoming business casual attire, wore his signature khakis, Adidas sneaks, and Banana Republic […]

Oregon Sports Betting Reports Record Two Months, Still Falls Short of Promise

Oregon Sports Betting Reports Record Two Months, Still Falls Short of Promise

While New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Indiana all enjoyed record-breaking months in sports betting handle this fall, Oregon has quietly had its own promising, yet very low-key, spree. September and October have been the biggest months yet since Oregon legalized sports betting in August 2019. The Oregon Lottery posted its […]

DraftKings’ Q3 Gains Create Stock Surge, But is Success Sustainable?

DraftKings’ Q3 Gains Create Stock Surge, But is Success Sustainable?

Buoyed by a trio of new states approving gambling on Election Day and continued progress with professional sports partnerships, DraftKings reported some big third quarter wins on Friday. As a result, shares of DraftKings stock jumped more than 10% to end the week after the company released blockbuster quarter-end totals, […]

The Circa Sportsbook opened on Wednesday, and is billed as one of the largest facilities in the world. (Image: Tony Paul)

Circa Sportsbook Grand Opening: See Las Vegas’ New High-Tech Betting Palace

Circa Sportsbook opened Wednesday with the goal of being the biggest facility in the world, and owner Derek Stevens certainly believes he has accomplished that objective. The avid sports bettor has reinvented downtown Las Vegas with his new facility. The Circa Sportsbook spans three stories and has a 78-million pixel […]

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NBA Launches Alternate NBABet Stream Broadcasts for Sports Bettors

The NBA continued its push to embrace betting as a tool for fan engagement on Monday, announcing that it will begin airing alternate telecasts known as NBABet Stream with a sports betting focus for some games on its media outlets. Bettors can see these broadcasts on NBA League Pass, NBA […]

Nearly 5 million people watched the Virtual Grand National on Saturday. Bookmakers took action on the "race," donating profits to charity. (Image: YouTube/GCRider)

Millions Tune in to Watch, Bet on Virtual Grand National (VIDEO)

The good news was, no horses were injured during the Virtual Grand National, which was viewed by a peak audience of nearly 5 million viewers throughout the United Kingdom. And the bookmakers earned a respectable profit, which they donated to charity. The bad news? No real horses ran in Saturday’s […]

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FanDuel to Livestream NHL Games in Mobile Sports Betting App

FanDuel Sportsbook will begin streaming National Hockey League games on a daily basis as part of a deal between the NHL and IMG Arena. The sportsbook will stream up to two games a day through its mobile app, with feeds available only to those who have funds in their sportsbook […]

Ababel Yeshaneh shaves 20 seconds off the half marathon record at the RAK. (Image: Giuseppe Cacace/Getty)

Yeshaneh Shatters Half Marathon Record as Nike Unveils Olympic Shoe

Ababel Yeshaneh won the women’s Ras Al Khamimah Half Marathon in 1:04:31 on Friday, shaving 20 full seconds off the world record. Like other recent record breakers, Yeshaneh felled this one wearing Nike Vaporfly shoes. Brigid Kosgei finished in second place with a time of 1:04:49. Kosgei, recently broke the […]

Brigid Kosgei broke the women's marathon record wearing Nike Vaporfly running shoes.

Nike Vaporfly Running Shoes Could Get Banned From Competition

Nike’s Vaporfly running shoes risk getting banned from international competition because of the significant advantage they provide. Nike’s rivals, like Asics and Mizuno, are among those hoping for new regulations. Vaporfly running shoes (trainers) are a result of “Breaking2,” Nike’s mission to break the two-hour marathon barrier. The first retail […]

Kambi's share price plunged on news that DraftKings planned to acquire its rival SBTech.

Kambi Stock Plunges 30% on DraftKings Acquisition News

Shares of Kambi Group PLC lost 30 percent on Monday’s news that DraftKings planned to acquire SBTech. Investors fear the acquisition could threaten the current multi-state partnership between Kambi and DraftKings. Kambi Group’s stock is often volatile. For example, its share price rose steadily after the Supreme Court struck down […]