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Hi Sports Tech fans,
Another week goes by and another week filled with streaming deals, partnerships, eSports and betting news.
This week Google announced Stadia, a cloud based gaming platform that has the potential to play high end games using Google servers and graphics processors to do all the heavy lifting so gamers don’t need to buy high end rigs to play.
This is a clear play to get into the eSports business and with Youtube it has a ready made platform to get gamers streaming and consuming content all in the Google ecosystem. It’s part a shot at Microsoft and their new gaming platform and partly a shot at Twitch, the leader in eSports streaming, an Amazon company.
March 15, 2019NEW ORLEANS – During the Pelicans match-up against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, March 12, the New Orleans Pelicans and Unblockable Inc., launched HotStreak, a real-time sports prediction game on iOS. The app allowed fans the opportunity to compete for prizes by predicting player specific in-game occurrences during each quarter, such as how many points,
March Madness is the biggest betting event in sports along with the Super Bowl. The American Gaming Association expects American’s will wager near $8.5 Billion on the NCAA Tournament - through brackets, bookies, sportsbooks and online - as legal sports betting continues to grow across the country.
Google has unveiled its Stadia cloud gaming service at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. It’s a game stream service that will instantly stream titles to PCs, laptops, tablets, TVs, and phones
The American Athletic Conference and ESPN have reportedly reached a long-term agreement that is worth $1 billion. The new deal would pay UCF and other AAC schools close to $7 million per year when it goes into effect to start the 2020-21 academic year. ESPN would pay an average of $83.3 million per year, according to the Sports Business Journal. That’s four times the amount the AAC receives through its current rights agreement of a little more…