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forbes.com - Swish Goswami - Council Post: From Reality To Virtual: Why Traditional Sports Are Getting Into Esports
Council Post: From Reality To Virtual: Why Traditional Sports Are Getting Into Esports
Forbes

Building the future of marketing as the CEO & Co-Founder of Surf. getty Are video games considered a sport? Believe it or not, this debate has been happening for decades. The first professional gamer was Dennis “Thresh” Fong who first…

venturebeat.com - Erron Kelly - China's video game market is projected to grow despite government restrictions
China's video game market is projected to grow despite government restrictions
VentureBeat

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Learn more. A five-year forecast from Niko Partners is predicting China's video game market will grow through 2026. This forecast is based on two separate…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Joystick raises $8M to turn gamers into owners and content creators
Joystick raises $8M to turn gamers into owners and content creators
VentureBeat

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Learn more. TikTok star Michael Le has raised $8 million for the gaming and esports platform Joystick. Le, who has more than 10 billion views on TikTok…

mb.com.ph - Home Credit supports PH esports team SIBOL in 31st Southeast Asian Games
Home Credit supports PH esports team SIBOL in 31st Southeast Asian Games
Manila Bulletin

Home Credit Philippines (HCPH) has declared its support for the bemedaled national team for esports, SIBOL, in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam from May 13 to 22, 2022. Committed to empowering every Filipino and…

venturebeat.com - Jason McMaster - Metafy acquires GamerzClass to expand classes for gamers
Metafy acquires GamerzClass to expand classes for gamers
VentureBeat

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Learn more. Online games and esports are very competitive. You can study videos and listen to professionals, but not everyone learns that way. Some people…

medium.com - Bionic - Off the Sidelines and Into the Game
Off the Sidelines and Into the Game
Medium

Entire industries struggled during the pandemic as their customers retreated into their homes to avoid the risks of in-person interaction. However, for the online gaming industry, which gives people ways to socialize and be entertained from the…

mirror.co.uk - Nathan Bliss, Sam Hill - FIFA 22 La Liga TOTS predictions and confirmed FUT squad release date
FIFA 22 La Liga TOTS predictions and confirmed FUT squad release date
mirror

Players will soon see the FIFA 22 La Liga TOTS released into FIFA Ultimate Team, with players from Real Madrid expected to dominate the XI. The FIFA 22 TOTS event is one of the most anticipated releases in the FUT calendar with six TOTS squads…

digiday.com - Future of TV Briefing: How macroeconomic uncertainty is factoring into this year's TV upfront market
Future of TV Briefing: How macroeconomic uncertainty is factoring into this year's TV upfront market
Digiday

The macro-upfront WTF is the TV upfront? TV's alternative measurement mess, Disney+'s ad sales pitch and more Advertisement Macroeconomic factors affecting advertisers' businesses will likely affect their willingness to commit dollars in this…

medium.com - The Next War Official - The Next War x Metabase - Partnership Announcement
The Next War x Metabase - Partnership Announcement
Medium

The Next War x Metabase — Partnership Announcement The Next War is entering a strategic partnership with Metabase, an app that empowers players and investors to participate in the play-to-earn gaming industry, hence also becoming a…

koco.com - Oklahoma City University hosts esports tournament for high school students
Oklahoma City University hosts esports tournament for high school students
KOCO

Updated: 11:25 AM CDT May 17, 2022 Oklahoma City University hosts esports tournament for high school students Students from four high schools took part in the tough competition, which focused on two games – 'Super Smash Bros.' and…

inventiva.co.in - Nitin Naresh - Esports At The Asian Games 2022 And Its Potential For India's Gaming Ecosystem
Esports At The Asian Games 2022 And Its Potential For India's Gaming Ecosystem
Inventiva

Digital sports will be taking the stage at the Asian Games 2022 for the first time in history, with esports debuting as a full-fledged medal sport. This is not just a huge step for the global gaming and esports industry at large, but could also…

easyreadernews.com - Learn All About Esports Betting Growth and Opportunities from the Gambling Expert!
Learn All About Esports Betting Growth and Opportunities from the Gambling Expert!
Easy Reader News

Esports betting is fascinating, fun, and profitable. If you are also thinking of placing your wagers on Esports, we have this exclusive guide. Here, you will learn a lot about the industry and its growth. Are you excited? Delve in! The world of…

pokernews.com - Connor Richards - Poker Cribs: Chance Kornuth's Las Vegas Mansion Listed for $3.5 Million
Poker Cribs: Chance Kornuth's Las Vegas Mansion Listed for $3.5 Million
PokerNews

Chance Kornuth has already won more than $800,000 in live tournament earnings this year, but the top poker pro is chasing an even bigger score. Kornuth's luxurious Nevada mansion overlooking the Las Vegas strip is currently listed on the real…

usatoday.com - Matthew Wells - PFL co-founder explains Kayla Harrison's pay-per-view future, improving promotion's awareness
PFL co-founder explains Kayla Harrison's pay-per-view future, improving promotion's awareness
USA TODAY

PFL co-founder Donn Davis is excited about the promotion's growth in a short time, but knows there is more work to be done to position the company as a co-leader in MMA. The promotion is in the midst of its fourth season, having just completed the…

irontontribune.com - OU's new Esports Arena to open in fall
OU's new Esports Arena to open in fall
The Tribune

ATHENS — After months of planning and collaborating with students, Ohio University's new esports arena has been completed with a grand opening planned for fall 2022 semester. The OU Esports Arena is a comprehensive experiential learning and…

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