NBC Sports Experiments With Betting-Lite During NFL Preseason

NBC Sports has begun exploring football betting with a live predictive gaming telecast. During the NFL preseason opener between Washington and Cleveland, fans within NBC Sports Washington’s broadcast area could place game predictions, and collect cash prizes. So while the Browns won 30-10, some Washington fans may still have left as winners. The preseason alternate…

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Russell Wilson Buys Stake in Sounders, Jay Z Partners With NFL

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 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. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella are buying stakes in the Seattle Sounders MLS team. The ownership group also includes Microsoft CFO…

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Nasdaq’s Scott Shechtman Sees Sports Betting as New Market for Growth

Last month, the Nasdaq financial services company signed a deal to provide gambling platform Football Index with access to its trading engine. The U.K.-based Football Index is a betting service modeled on a financial market—users buy and trade shares in soccer players instead of public companies. In this partnership, Nasdaq will help the Football Index…

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WNBA Players and Teams to Appear in NBA 2K 2020

Friday, Aug. 9, 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. WNBA teams and players will be featured for the first time in the NBA 2K video game series when NBA 2K 2020 is released on Sept….

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