Daily Briefing: AFL and DraftKings Fantasy Game, 1,200 Fortnite Accounts Banned
Alessio case study: From a small dream to a bigger reality
Monday April 08, 2019
Alessio joined the program at the end of March 2017, playing in the beginning at NL10 to adjust to all the new material he was getting as a new NL 6-max Crusher Coaching for Profits student. And the new strategy was working out fine for him, in the first two months in the program he
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Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2019 – A roundup of some of the key sports technology stories you need to know, including SportTechie’s own content and stories from around the web.
I Survived an Airplane Crash
Friday November 09, 2018
Sucked out from the airplane and falling 2,987 meters (9,800ft) from the sky, Juliane Koepcke miraculously survived her freefall from her disintegrating plane crash. Spending 11 days in the Amazon rainforest, at 17 years old, she had to remain mentally strong gathering all of her strength and her will to survive. A true story, Juliane
DraftKings and the Arena Football League Launch new Fantasy Game: DraftKings and the AFL have created a new daily fantasy sports game for the 2019 Arena Football League season, which begins Friday. Users can construct lineups of six AFL players, but are restricted to a $50,000 salary cap. As part of the partnership, fans in New Jersey and Mississippi can also place bets on AFL games throughout the season via the DraftKings’ sportsbook.
Serena Williams Reveals VC Firm on Instagram After Five Years in Stealth Mode
Thursday April 18, 2019
Tennis superstar Serena Williams has been quietly building a venture capital portfolio since 2014, amassing investments in more than 30 startups with an accumulated market cap of $12 billion. On Wednesday, she finally announced her business to the public. Williams chose to reveal five-year-old Serena Ventures on Instagram, where she has 11 million followers. In
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Epic Games Bans 1,200 Accounts for Cheating in Fortnite World Cup: Last week, Fornite developer Epic Games banned more than 1,200 online accounts for cheating during the Fortnite World Cup. A total of 1,163 accounts received a two-week ban for bypassing regional restrictions, while other users were punished for account sharing, teaming, and using cheat software. More than 200 users caught cheating will have to forfeit prize money they had won during the competition. The Fortnite World Cup finals will take place at the U.S. Open’s Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y. from Jul. 26 to 28, with $30 million available in prize winnings.
Luke Perry’s Last ‘Riverdale’ Scene Airs This Week
Wednesday April 24, 2019
var pref_event_title_prefix = ‘AOL’; “Riverdale” Cast Mourns The Loss Of Luke Perry In early March, the hit CW show “Riverdale” lost their beloved cast member Luke Perry. Perry was in critical condition after having a stroke and later died at the age of 52. The moment “Riverdale” star have been dreading is coming soon, the
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National Lacrosse League to Stream Games Outside North America on Fanseat: Viewers outside of North America will be able to watch NLL games streamed via Fanseat for the remainder of the current season and playoffs. The regular season ends Apr. 27, and the postseason begins the first week of May. The Fanseat service costs $8.99 per month and also provides live streaming access to various ice hockey and basketball leagues throughout Europe. “Lacrosse has grown internationally over the past decade at a rapid rate and there is global interest in our sport and League now more than ever before,” said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz, in a press release.
Meadowlands Hosts Betting on Sports America Conference This Week: The Sports Betting Community will host the Betting on Sports America conference from Apr. 23 through Apr. 25 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey. The event will feature 175 speakers across 40 panels, 60 exhibitors demoing new sports betting-related products, and a keynote talk from New Jersey governor Phil Murphy. Discussion topics will include the usage of betting data, a panel on AI and innovation, and sport-specific panels on how the NBA and NFL are approaching sports betting legalization.