General Sports

Rivers Casino Philadelphia Names Justin Moore as General Manager

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 3:42pm

b'Rush Street Gaming announced today that Justin Moore, former general manager of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, has been named general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia, pending approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'Rush Street Gaming announced today that Justin Moore, former general manager of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, has been named general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia, pending approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210416005377/en/\nJustin Moore, general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia (Photo: Business Wire)\nJustin joined Rivers in Schenectady soon after the property opened in 2017.
  • The casino boasts an expansive gaming floor with approximately 1,600 slot machines, 105 live table games, 65 electronic table games, and a 28-table dedicated poker room.
  • By placing an emphasis on superior design and outstanding customer service, Rush Street Gaming has become one of the leading casino developers in the United States.

Sinclair to Report First Quarter 2021 Results on May 5, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 8:34pm

b'Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) will report its first quarter 2021 earnings results at 7:30 a.m.

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  • b'Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) will report its first quarter 2021 earnings results at 7:30 a.m.
  • ET on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, followed by a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. ET.\nThe call will be webcast live and can be accessed at www.sbgi.net under " Investors/ Webcasts ."
  • This will be the only venue through which a replay will be available.
  • Key executives will be made available to members of the news media, time permitting, following the conference call.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415006000/en/\n'

WWE® Declares Quarterly Dividend

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 10:00pm

b'WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company\xe2\x80\x99s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock.

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  • b'WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company\xe2\x80\x99s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock.
  • The record date for the dividend will be June 15, 2021 and the payment date will be June 25, 2021.\nWWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment.
  • WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms.
  • The Company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, Dubai, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Munich, Riyadh, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.\nAdditional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com .\nTrademarks: All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of WWE and its subsidiaries.

Techstars and the Minnesota Twins Join Forces to Launch Accelerator, Advancing World-Class Startups in the Twin Cities

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Today, Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, announced The Minnesota Twins Accelerator by Techstars, a new program in partnership with Major League Baseball franchise the Minnesota Twins.

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  • b'Today, Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, announced The Minnesota Twins Accelerator by Techstars, a new program in partnership with Major League Baseball franchise the Minnesota Twins.
  • www.techstars.com\nThe Minnesota Twins are a Major League Baseball team competing in the Central Division of the American League.
  • In addition, the Minnesota Twins Community Fund donates more than $1 million annually to benefit youth baseball and softball across Twins Territory.
  • For additional information on the Minnesota Twins, please visit: twinsbaseball.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005227/en/\n'

Feel the Rush and Live the Drama in F1® 2021 – A Next-Gen Experience From Codemasters®

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

Each driver has complete control over their assists, allowing players of all levels to come together and compete.

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  • Each driver has complete control over their assists, allowing players of all levels to come together and compete.
  • Real-Season Start allows players to align their career to the F1\xc2\xae season,\xe2\x80\x9d said Paul Jeal, F1\xc2\xae Senior Franchise Director at Codemasters.
  • See https://www.ea.com/games/f1/f1-2021/buy and retailer sites for details.\nElectronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment.
  • Join in the conversation with @codemasters on Twitter or Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/codemasters .\nCodemasters is an Electronic Arts studio (NASDAQ: EA)\n'

Real Salt Lake and Rio Tinto Stadium extend long-term partnership with AXS

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:11pm

b'Announced today, Major League Soccer\xe2\x80\x99s Real Salt Lake and AXS, a leader in ID-based digital ticketing, have extended their partnership.

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  • b'Announced today, Major League Soccer\xe2\x80\x99s Real Salt Lake and AXS, a leader in ID-based digital ticketing, have extended their partnership.
  • Additionally, AXS will provide cutting edge services to the USL Championship\xe2\x80\x99s Real Monarchs and Zion\xe2\x80\x99s Bank Stadium.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210414005929/en/\nReal Salt Lake and Rio Tinto Stadium extend long-term partnership with AXS (Graphic: Business Wire)\n\xe2\x80\x9cReal Salt Lake has been a fantastic professional sports partner year after year,\xe2\x80\x9d said Rob Sine, Chief Revenue Officer for AXS.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cMajor League Soccer and professional sports are important to AXS, and we are excited to deploy our third-generation data platform called AXS Intelligence, along with AXS Anywhere, our enhanced ticket distribution platform to Real Salt Lake.

The Rise of Fractionalized Ownership in the Reg A+ World – The Dalmore Group

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:02pm

b'Business has been booming for The Dalmore Group\xe2\x80\x99s private and public Reg A+ business.

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  • b'Business has been booming for The Dalmore Group\xe2\x80\x99s private and public Reg A+ business.
  • Several clients have already raised their full goal amounts, and some are now publicly traded and listed in the US and Canada.
  • That\xe2\x80\x99s the world of fractionalized ownership in assets that has been unlocked by Reg A+ investing.
  • And, along with that opportunity, Dalmore has also helped Series Issuers build secondary trading solutions for their investors.

Exeter Capital to Partner with NOBULL

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:08pm

NOBULL recently announced a multi-year partnership as the title sponsor of the CrossFit Games and as the Official Footwear and Apparel Brand of CrossFit.

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  • NOBULL recently announced a multi-year partnership as the title sponsor of the CrossFit Games and as the Official Footwear and Apparel Brand of CrossFit.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe look forward to our partnership with Exeter as we expand into new categories and geographies around the world.
  • Many of the sponsored athletes were NOBULL customers before their sponsorships, highlighting the brand\xe2\x80\x99s ethos and authenticity.
  • Over 300 non-sponsored pro athletes train in NOBULL, including players in the NFL and NHL, despite the brand not having cleats or skates.\n\xe2\x80\x9cExeter proactively pursued an investment in NOBULL because of its authentic and differentiated brand,\xe2\x80\x9d said Steven J. Collins, founding team member and Managing Director at Exeter Capital.

Sinclair Names Laurie R. Beyer to the Board of Directors

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

b"Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (\xe2\x80\x9cSinclair\xe2\x80\x9d) announced today that upon the unanimous recommendation of the independent members of the Sinclair Board of Directors, the Board of Directors voted to increase the size of the board from nine (9) to eleven (11) members and named Laurie R. Beyer to serve as its newest member.

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  • b"Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (\xe2\x80\x9cSinclair\xe2\x80\x9d) announced today that upon the unanimous recommendation of the independent members of the Sinclair Board of Directors, the Board of Directors voted to increase the size of the board from nine (9) to eleven (11) members and named Laurie R. Beyer to serve as its newest member.
  • Ms. Beyer will stand for re-election to the Board of Directors at Sinclair\xe2\x80\x99s next annual meeting of shareholders.
  • The Board of Directors expects to fill the additional vacancy when a suitable candidate is identified.\nDavid Smith, Chairman of Sinclair\xe2\x80\x99s Board, commented, \xe2\x80\x9cWe are excited to bring Ms. Beyer, Sinclair\xe2\x80\x99s first female Director to our Board.
  • From July 1986 to January 1989, Ms. Beyer was an auditor with Arthur Andersen LLP, an accounting firm.

theScore Reports Record F2021 Q2 Financial Results

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 10:02pm

The strong second quarter results highlight theScore\xe2\x80\x99s ongoing momentum and our users\xe2\x80\x99 active, growing engagement with our mobile offerings,\xe2\x80\x9d said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore.

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  • The strong second quarter results highlight theScore\xe2\x80\x99s ongoing momentum and our users\xe2\x80\x99 active, growing engagement with our mobile offerings,\xe2\x80\x9d said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore.
  • User sessions rose 8% year-over-year in Q2 F2021 to 488 million with users opening the app an average of 125 times a month each.
  • The Company had 3.9 million average monthly active users on theScore app.\ntheScore\xe2\x80\x99s esports platforms registered 186.5 million total video views in Q2 F2021.
  • theScore\xe2\x80\x99s TikTok account added approximately 456,000 new followers in Q2 F2021, with followers now exceeding 3.1 million.\nTotal revenue for Q2 F2021 was $5.6 million, with record Q2 media revenue partially offset by negative net gaming revenue [3] of $2.4 million.