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iHeartMedia To Launch New Podcast Network ‘My Cultura’ Elevating Latinx Voices and Stories

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:35pm

1 podcast publisher, announced today that it will launch a new, standalone podcast venture \xe2\x80\x93 My Cultura, dedicated to elevating Latinx voices and creators, and sharing the Latinx experience with millions of listeners.\nIn partnership with Enrique Santos, iHeartMedia\xe2\x80\x99s top-rated on-air personality and President and Chief Creative Officer of iHeartLatino, My Cultura will offer creators a platform to share stories and perspectives relevant to Latinx listeners and all audiences.

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  • 1 podcast publisher, announced today that it will launch a new, standalone podcast venture \xe2\x80\x93 My Cultura, dedicated to elevating Latinx voices and creators, and sharing the Latinx experience with millions of listeners.\nIn partnership with Enrique Santos, iHeartMedia\xe2\x80\x99s top-rated on-air personality and President and Chief Creative Officer of iHeartLatino, My Cultura will offer creators a platform to share stories and perspectives relevant to Latinx listeners and all audiences.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAs the biggest podcast network in the world, we at iHeart have a chance to course correct this incredible, exploding medium so that these voices are better represented and amplified.
  • We could not be more excited for this launch and the entire company is behind it.
  • The Princess of South Beach, a comedy podcast that reinvents the telenovela, will launch in July in both English and Spanish.

Rush Street Interactive Announces First Quarter 2021 Results and Raises Full Year 2021 Guidance

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:15pm

At the midpoint of the range, revenue of $460 million represents 65% year-over-year growth when compared to $278.5 million of revenues for 2020.

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  • At the midpoint of the range, revenue of $460 million represents 65% year-over-year growth when compared to $278.5 million of revenues for 2020.
  • RSI is also active internationally, offering its online casino and sportsbook in the regulated gaming market of Colombia on RushBet.co.
  • These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results.
  • RSI cautions readers not to place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made.

FOX Nation to Offer a Free One Year Subscription to All Active United States Military and Veterans for Special Memorial Day Themed Promotion Grateful Nation

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:12pm

b'FOX Nation, FOX News Media\xe2\x80\x99s streaming platform, will offer a special promotion of one year of free access to all active United States military members and veterans as part of its Grateful Nation initiative in honor of Memorial Day.

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  • b'FOX Nation, FOX News Media\xe2\x80\x99s streaming platform, will offer a special promotion of one year of free access to all active United States military members and veterans as part of its Grateful Nation initiative in honor of Memorial Day.
  • From May 24-31, any active member of the armed services or military veteran will be able to opt into the special offering and receive a one year free subscription to FOX Nation.\nBeginning May 25th, FOX Nation will also showcase themed programming in tribute to members of the U.S. military.
  • Hegseth and his guests will also reflect on the unique challenges of this past year and how they\xe2\x80\x99ve impacted the military community.
  • Jones will also go behind the scenes of the modern tattoo industry and explore where it may go in the future.

The Roku Channel Debuts 30 “Roku Originals” on Streaming Day

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.

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  • b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAs The Roku Channel grows, we will continue to be even more creative and expansive in sourcing great content that will perform well in a free, advertising-supported model, while delivering an array of incredible, quality entertainment for our users to enjoy,\xe2\x80\x9d concluded Roku\xe2\x80\x99s Patel.\nIn celebration of Streaming Day, which commemorates the launch of the very first Roku streaming player in 2008, Roku has also announced a series of promotional offers for customers in Canada:\nCanadian customers can get $5 off Roku Express, $10 off Roku Streaming Stick+ and $30 off the Roku Streambar (May 19-28, 2021).\nThe Roku Channel is available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models produced by Hisense, RCA, Sharp, Sanyo, TCL and Westinghouse.\nRoku pioneered streaming to the TV.
  • Roku streaming players and TV-related audio devices are available in the U.S. and in select countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with service operators.
  • These statements include but are not limited to the content, benefits, features, timing and availability of Roku Originals on The Roku Channel; the benefits, features, and availability of the Roku streaming player lineup and related Streaming Day deals; trends related to TV streaming; and the features, benefits, growth and reach of The Roku Channel and the Roku platform.

Nintendo Download: Investigate the Clues and Uncover Nintendo History

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Plus, if you purchase one of the Famicom Detective Club games in Nintendo eShop, you can get $10 off the other.

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  • Plus, if you purchase one of the Famicom Detective Club games in Nintendo eShop, you can get $10 off the other.
  • Gather your wits and work to uncover the culprit and your past before tragedy can strike again in this harrowing investigation.
  • Arriving with little more than your wits and some survival equipment, you set out to investigate what happened to your sister.
  • Visit https://my.nintendo.com/news to learn more about these new offers.\nNintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U\nAlso new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:\n'

AppLovin Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:15pm

Our record growth 1Q21 results are driven by the powerful combination of our integrated business model, incorporating software, content and data.

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  • Our record growth 1Q21 results are driven by the powerful combination of our integrated business model, incorporating software, content and data.
  • Accordingly, a reconciliation of our Adjusted EBITDA guidance to net income (loss), the corresponding GAAP measure, is not available without unreasonable effort.
  • However, it is important to note that material changes to reconciling items could have a significant effect on future GAAP results.
  • Additional information will also be set forth in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2021.

Penn National Gaming to Launch “myheroes” Program in Honor of Active-Duty Military, Veterans and First Responders

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:33pm

b"Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) (\xe2\x80\x9cPenn National\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) today announced that in celebration of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 15, it will be launching a new initiative to honor active-duty military, veterans and first responders.

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  • b"Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) (\xe2\x80\x9cPenn National\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) today announced that in celebration of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 15, it will be launching a new initiative to honor active-duty military, veterans and first responders.
  • For example, all myheroes members will receive a tier upgrade to Advantage, a commemorative pin and a special players club card at signup.
  • Each myheroes member will also be allowed to designate a family member or friend to share in all the same benefits, rewards and gifts of the program.
  • Our wholly-owned interactive division, Penn Interactive, operates retail sports betting across the Company's portfolio, as well as online social casino, bingo, and iCasino products.

Nexon Releases Earnings for First Quarter 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:40pm

MapleStory\xe2\x80\x99s revenue grew year-over-year driven by the well-received Winter update while its revenue was below our outlook.

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  • MapleStory\xe2\x80\x99s revenue grew year-over-year driven by the well-received Winter update while its revenue was below our outlook.
  • FIFA ONLINE 4\xe2\x80\x99s6 PC and mobile revenues combined grew year-over-year driven by the well-received Lunar New Year package offerings and promotions.
  • First listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2011, Nexon was placed on JPX400 in 2015 and added to the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017.
  • Nexon currently has more than 50 live games on multiple platforms including mobile and available in more than 190 countries.

Celebrate KartRider Rush+ Anniversary with LINE FRIENDS and New Season 7 Content Today!

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Nexon America has consistently sustained iconic franchises such as MapleStory and Mabinogi for more than a decade, which have gone on to break records and captivate players.

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  • Nexon America has consistently sustained iconic franchises such as MapleStory and Mabinogi for more than a decade, which have gone on to break records and captivate players.
  • LINE FRIENDS is also expanding its IP based business by partnering with various media and game companies such as Netflix, featuring in the original animated series, SUPERCELL's \xe2\x80\x98Brawl Stars\xe2\x80\x99 and NEXON's \xe2\x80\x98KartRider\xe2\x80\x99.
  • LINE FRIENDS also has collaborated with a number of renowned brands including Bang&Olufsen, Converse, LAMY, and Leica, all aligned with the company\xe2\x80\x99s philosophy and value to release premium character products.
  • LINE FRIENDS has operated more than 264 stores in a total of 15 markets in trend-leading cities such as New York, LA, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai.

Zynga to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:05pm

To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga\xe2\x80\x99s franchises including CSR Racing\xe2\x84\xa2, Empires & Puzzles\xe2\x84\xa2, Merge Dragons!\xe2\x84\xa2, Merge Magic!\xe2\x84\xa2, Toon Blast\xe2\x84\xa2, Toy Blast\xe2\x84\xa2, Words With Friends\xe2\x84\xa2 and Zynga Poker\xe2\x84\xa2.

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  • To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga\xe2\x80\x99s franchises including CSR Racing\xe2\x84\xa2, Empires & Puzzles\xe2\x84\xa2, Merge Dragons!\xe2\x84\xa2, Merge Magic!\xe2\x84\xa2, Toon Blast\xe2\x84\xa2, Toy Blast\xe2\x84\xa2, Words With Friends\xe2\x84\xa2 and Zynga Poker\xe2\x84\xa2.
  • Zynga\xe2\x80\x99s games are available in more than 150 countries and are playable across social platforms and mobile devices worldwide.
  • Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with locations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, India, Turkey and Finland.
  • Statements including words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate" or "expect" and statements in the future tense are forward-looking statements.