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Steel Partners Holdings Releases Letter From Executive Chairman Warren Lichtenstein on Passing of Tommy Lasorda

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:56pm

Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (NYSE: SPLP) ("Steel Partners" or the "Company") today released a letter from Executive Chairman Warren Lichtenstein on the passing of long-time Steel Sports Advisory Board Member, Tommy Lasorda.

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  • Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (NYSE: SPLP) ("Steel Partners" or the "Company") today released a letter from Executive Chairman Warren Lichtenstein on the passing of long-time Steel Sports Advisory Board Member, Tommy Lasorda.
  • Tommy Lasorda had served on the Steel Sports Advisory Board since its inception.
  • Tommy was a key figure in creating Steel Sports to help kids thrive, build character, teach life lessons, and inspire self-confidence.
  • The letter can be accessed at: www.steelpartners.com/featured
    About Steel Partners Holdings L.P.
    Steel Partners Holdings L.P. ( www.steelpartners.com ) is a diversified global holding company that owns and operates businesses and has significant interests in various companies, including diversified industrial products, energy, defense, supply chain management and logistics, direct marketing, banking, and youth sports.

Award-Winning BetRivers.com to Commence Online Casino & Sportsbook Betting in Michigan

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 7:02pm

We are excited to continue the successful expansion of our online casino and sportsbook and bring greater ease and convenience to Michiganders with the debut of BetRivers.com, said Richard Schwartz, president of RSI.

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  • We are excited to continue the successful expansion of our online casino and sportsbook and bring greater ease and convenience to Michiganders with the debut of BetRivers.com, said Richard Schwartz, president of RSI.
  • Michigan residents can continue to place sports bets in-person at Little River Casino Resort (LRCR) in Manistee, Michigan, where RSI provides its land-based retail sportsbook wagering services.
  • We are delighted to expand our partnership and bring online gaming to Michigan through the launch of betting on BetRivers.com on Friday .
  • RSI is a leader in online gaming, with U.S. market share in online casino that is currently among the highest in the industry.

Penn National Gaming Set to Launch Barstool Sportsbook Mobile App and iCasino Products in Michigan

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 6:43pm

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) (Penn National or the Company) announced today that the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has approved the Companys applications to offer online sports wagering and iCasino products in Michigan.

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  • Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) (Penn National or the Company) announced today that the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has approved the Companys applications to offer online sports wagering and iCasino products in Michigan.
  • This is an exciting time to be launching our online Barstool Sportsbook in Michigan, said Jay Snowden, President and CEO of Penn National.
  • During the opening weekend of the Barstool Sportsbook, Penn National will be partnering with Barstool Sports on a fundraiser to support Michigan small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
  • In February 2020, Penn National entered into a strategic partnership with Barstool Sports, whereby Barstool is exclusively promoting the Company's land-based and online casinos and sports betting products, including the Barstool Sportsbook mobile app, to its national audience.

Admired Leadership® Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship with PGA Tour Player Steve Stricker

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

Admired Leadership and PGA Tour player and Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker today announced a three-year sponsorship agreement in which the golfer will be the PGA brand ambassador for Admired Leadership and its recently launched online leadership course.

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  • Admired Leadership and PGA Tour player and Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker today announced a three-year sponsorship agreement in which the golfer will be the PGA brand ambassador for Admired Leadership and its recently launched online leadership course.
  • With 12 PGA Tour wins and five PGA Tour Champions wins, Stricker spent over 250 weeks in the top 10 of the official World Golf Rankings, reaching a No.
  • He continues to be a competitive force, playing on both the PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour.
  • We wanted to find a player who exemplified quality in all aspects of his life, said Scott Baker, Chief Marketing Director for Admired Leadership.

SquadLocker’s New Past Our Prime Show Welcomes Winning Head Coach for Team USA’s National Junior Hockey Team, Nate Leaman

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 1:02pm

SquadLocker , a leading provider of online tools and services for teams and organizations to manage custom apparel and equipment purchasing, released its latest Past Our Prime episode with guest Nate Leaman , gold medal-winning head coach for Team USA's National Junior Hockey Team.

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  • SquadLocker , a leading provider of online tools and services for teams and organizations to manage custom apparel and equipment purchasing, released its latest Past Our Prime episode with guest Nate Leaman , gold medal-winning head coach for Team USA's National Junior Hockey Team.
  • Weve had some great guests kick off our new Past Our Prime podcast, broadcasting from SquadLocker headquarters, said Tip Fairchild.
  • It was particularly great talking with Coach Nate Leaman as he just came off his teams spectacular gold medal win, so tune in as youre working, driving, or exercising!
  • Earlier this month, Head Coach for Team USA's National Junior Team at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton, Canada, Nate guided the team to the gold medal with a 2-0 shutout victory over host country Canada.

European Major Sport & Leisure Retailers Database 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 9:18am

Our unique database covers all the major Sports retailers in Europe.

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  • Our unique database covers all the major Sports retailers in Europe.
  • Every day new data and new retailers are added to this database.
  • The current number of retailers in the database can easily be seen via the search menu at Home & Search.
  • This database contains all key information about international and national Sport & Leisure retailers in Europe, including data on turnover and numbers of outlets.

Genius Sports Group Announces Filing of a Registration Statement on Form F-4 in Connection With Its Proposed Business Combination With dMY Technology Group, Inc. II and Reaffirms Its Full Year 2020 Projections

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:34pm

The proposed business combination (the transaction) will be effected through NewCo, whereby dMY II will become a subsidiary of NewCo.

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  • The proposed business combination (the transaction) will be effected through NewCo, whereby dMY II will become a subsidiary of NewCo.
  • The Company also reaffirmed its full-year 2020 projections and expects to generate revenue of approximately $145 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $14 million.
  • Genius Sports Group is the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media.
  • In connection with the proposed business combination (the Business Combination), NewCo has filed the Registration Statement with the SEC which has not yet become effective.

MANSCAPED™ Designated Official Men’s Grooming Partner Of The Ottawa Senators

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

MANSCAPED , the pioneer in mens below-the-waist grooming, has entered the rink and today announces its latest designation: Official Mens Grooming Partner of the Ottawa Senators.

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  • MANSCAPED , the pioneer in mens below-the-waist grooming, has entered the rink and today announces its latest designation: Official Mens Grooming Partner of the Ottawa Senators.
  • Were delighted to partner with the fastest-growing male hygiene brand for whats expected to be an exciting season of Senators hockey, said Anthony LeBlanc, Senators President of Business Operations.
  • As such, Senators fans can look forward to receiving special MANSCAPED offers while earning opportunities to win their coveted products throughout the 2020-21 season.
  • Founded in 2016, San Diego, California-based MANSCAPED is the global leader in men's grooming and hygiene below-the-waist.

GAN to Participate in Needham Virtual Growth Conference Today

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

GAN Limited (the Company or GAN) (NASDAQ: GAN), a leading full-service internet gaming software-as-a-service provider to the real money internet gaming and online sports betting industries, today announced that senior management will participate in the 23rd Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference on Friday, January 15, 2021.

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  • GAN Limited (the Company or GAN) (NASDAQ: GAN), a leading full-service internet gaming software-as-a-service provider to the real money internet gaming and online sports betting industries, today announced that senior management will participate in the 23rd Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference on Friday, January 15, 2021.
  • The team will be conducting one-on-one and group meetings with investors that attend the conference.
  • GAN is a leading business-to-business supplier of internet gambling software-as-a-service solutions predominantly to the U.S. land-based casino industry.
  • GAN has developed a proprietary internet gambling enterprise software system, GameSTACK, which it licenses to land-based casino operators as a turnkey technology solution for regulated real-money internet gambling, encompassing internet gaming, internet sports gaming and virtual Simulated Gaming.

Penn National Gaming to Report Fourth Quarter Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on February 4

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) announced today that it will release its 2020 fourth quarter financial results at 7:00 a.m.

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  • Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) announced today that it will release its 2020 fourth quarter financial results at 7:00 a.m.
  • ET on Thursday, February 4, 2021 and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 9:00 a.m.
  • The conference call number is 212/231-2907; please call five minutes in advance to ensure that you are connected prior to the presentation.
  • Our wholly-owned interactive division, Penn Interactive, operates retail sports betting across the Company's portfolio, as well online social casino, bingo, and iCasino products.