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VARCIS, ASTN & GSIC unveils sports tech pre-accelerator in Asia

VARCIS, ASTN & GSIC unveils sports tech pre-accelerator in Asia

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GSIC powered by Microsoft, has reportedly entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Varcis Group Ltd and ASTN to deliver a sports tech pre-accelerator mainly as an global access program in the GBA (Greater Bay Area) and Hong Kong. It would be one of the first ever sports tech pre-accelerator within Asia.

The motive of GSIC is to mainly support sports tech organizations and companies to foster activities and projects that would reinforce the sports sector and would allow people to attain a good quality of life, both as viewers as well as through sports experience.

Phillip King, chairman, VARCIS, stated that the company has work

TEL Approves Flexential to Support Online Sports Gaming Launch

TEL Approves Flexential to Support Online Sports Gaming Launch

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Flexential, a pioneer in providing data center colocation, connectivity, and cloud, has received permission from the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TEL) as a vendor to deliver data center services to online sports gaming operators and provide critical IT infrastructure needed for the sports betting planned to go-live on 1st November 2020 in Tennessee. Earlier, the company had received approval to host technology helping sports gaming operations in April 2020 in its Colorado data centers.

Earlier this year, Tennessee passed legislation allowing sports gaming for the first time in the history of the state, making it compulsory that the transactions must take within

Fantasy gaming platform GoodGamer secures $2.5M in a seed round

Fantasy gaming platform GoodGamer secures $2.5M in a seed round

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Good Gamer Corp, the Vancouver-based fantasy gaming and technology firm, has reportedly secured C$2.5 million in a seed funding round led by an unrevealed group of investors. The company is planning to use the gross proceeds from the financing to support user acquisition.

For the record, the GoodGamer app is a skilled-based fantasy gaming platform that allows users to win real prize money. Situated in Vancouver, British Columbia, GoodGamer is the parent company of the GoodGamer app. The company had launched this daily fantasy sports and e-sports gaming app across India in September 2020 to sync up with the IPL (Indian Premier League). Since then, it has registered more tha

Kindred expands footprint in the US, strikes deals in Illinois & Ohio

Kindred expands footprint in the US, strikes deals in Illinois & Ohio

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Malta-based online gaming operator Kindred is further expanding its presence in the United States. The company has inked an agreement with Penn National Gaming which is likely to provide market access in Ohio and Illinois for operating both, online gaming and online sports betting, pending applicable laws being enforced and both parties gaining proper access to all necessary gaming licenses. 

As per sources familiar with the knowledge of the matter, earlier, Kindred had successfully established its presence in Indiana, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Now, with the signing of this deal, the online gaming operator has added Ohio and Illinois to the list. As per the terms

Olympic rings removed for maintenance purpose from Tokyo Bay

Olympic rings removed for maintenance purpose from Tokyo Bay

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The five Olympic rings installed on a barge in Tokyo Bay for the 2020 Summer Games have reportedly been removed for maintenance purposes. However, the officials have stated that the iconic Olympic symbol will be coming back for next year’s games. A small tugboat was used to steer out the barge with the rings.

The Tokyo Olympics game which was originally scheduled to take place between 24 July and 9 August 2020 has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic and is now rescheduled to open on July 23, 2021, next year.

Though the organizers are confident that the Olympics will take place next year, they have given no specifications on how the same will take place during a pandemic. The delay will cost an estimate of $2