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Washington Commanders Select SeatGeek’s Technology Platform to Fuel Digital Ticketing Transformation Strategy

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 4:08pm

SeatGeek , the high-growth technology platform thats transforming the live event experience for fans, teams, and venues, today announced a multi-year deal with the NFLs Washington Commanders.

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  • SeatGeek , the high-growth technology platform thats transforming the live event experience for fans, teams, and venues, today announced a multi-year deal with the NFLs Washington Commanders.
  • Its as simple as that, said Washington Commanders Team President Jason Wright.
  • The Washington Commanders become SeatGeeks fourth NFL partner, joining the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals.
  • By combining a consumer marketplace with innovative primary ticketing box office technology, SeatGeek has become a high-growth global ticketing leader.

HyperX Signs DJ Zedd as Global Brand Ambassador

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 11:15am

HyperX , the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the signing of world renowned DJ, record producer, and songwriter Zedd as the brands newest ambassador.

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  • HyperX , the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the signing of world renowned DJ, record producer, and songwriter Zedd as the brands newest ambassador.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220812005002/en/
    HyperX Signs DJ Zedd as Global Brand Ambassador (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The relationship between HyperX and Zedd developed organically, as a result of the artists passion for gaming.
  • Zedd has been an avid gamer for years, playing multiple titles between tour stops and studio sessions.
  • HyperX has supported my passion for gaming since we first connected via Twitter, several years ago, said Zedd.

New Pro Football League Owned by Former NFL Legends

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 2:00am

The IPFL is partnering with 32 Former NFL Legends, to form the first Private Professional Football League, owned and operated by the Superstars who made football great.

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  • The IPFL is partnering with 32 Former NFL Legends, to form the first Private Professional Football League, owned and operated by the Superstars who made football great.
  • All 32 IPFL Franchise Teams, are owned by Former NFL Players such as: Andre Rison, Brian Mitchell, JaMarcus Russell, Vernon Fox, Tyrone Hughes, Rod Gardner, Daunte Culpepper and Ray Rice, just to name a few.
  • The 2023 Indie Pro Football Inaugural Season will forever "Change The Face of Football!".
  • This new league gives Athletes an opportunity to play for Football's greatest, on a professional level, where players will be paid to perform and compete in nationally televised games.

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 9:48pm

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) (the Company), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, announced its second quarter fiscal 2022 results for the period ended June 30, 2022.

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  • Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) (the Company), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, announced its second quarter fiscal 2022 results for the period ended June 30, 2022.
  • Second quarter net loss attributable to shareholders was $9.2 million, compared to net income of $15.5 million in the prior year period.
  • Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fames campus.

Jackpocket Named Exclusive Sponsor for ESPN New York Sports App

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 6:06pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackpocket, the leading third-party app in the U.S. to provide a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, announced today that it is now the exclusive sponsor of the ESPN New York sports app. 

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackpocket, the leading third-party app in the U.S. to provide a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, announced today that it is now the exclusive sponsor of the ESPN New York sports app .
  • ESPN New York is the home for all things New York sports, including play-by-play action for the city's major professional teams.
  • Additionally, Jackpocket will receive a tile on the homepage of the ESPN New York app along with a click-through to download the Jackpocket app.
  • Adding the Jackpocket tile to the ESPN New York App creates an intersection of sports and gaming, while providing a unique and convenient way to serve our fans," said Vinny DiMarco, Market Manager, ESPN New York.

SportsGrid Network Launches on FuboTV

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsGrid, the nation's first and only 24-hour streaming network serving the massive sports wagering audience, announced the launch of the network on leading sports-first live TV streaming platform FuboTV (NYSE: FUBO) in the US & Canada.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsGrid, the nation's first and only 24-hour streaming network serving the massive sports wagering audience, announced the launch of the network on leading sports-first live TV streaming platform FuboTV (NYSE: FUBO) in the US & Canada.
  • The SportsGrid Network viewer experience amplifies the emergence of new levels of fan engagement combined with the convergence between live sports programming and sports wagering.
  • The network features real-time sports news, data, analytics, and statistics to engage sports audiences whenever and wherever with their connected devices.
  • The SportsGrid multimedia destinations include SportsGrid Streaming Video Network, SportsGrid Radio, SportsGrid.com, DailyRoto, and SportsGrid Studios.

Fashion League Partners with Concept Art House to Create First Web3, Female-Centric Gaming Experience Caters to Gen Y, Z Gaming, Metaverse Adopter Demographic

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 5:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Fashion League, the first free web3 play-and-own game designed to create a mobile fashion empire, today announced that they are partnering with Concept Art House (CAH), a leading publisher for some of the world's most recognizable NFTs and video game art, to create animation, characters and NFTs for a new era in fashion-and-own gaming that is launching in beta end of this year and going live in Q1 2023.

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  • We are very excited that we are doing this together with CAH,"said Theresia Le Battistini, CEO and founder of Fashion League.
  • Fashion League presents a new era of fashion gaming in the metaverse and brings its users a unique virtual experience.
  • Users can design, sell, trade and rent their creations to other players, participate in design competitions and create their own fashion NFTs.
  • Since 2007, Concept Art House (CAH) has provided art and support for many of the top gaming and entertainment companies in the world.

Illinois Partners With NFT Pioneers Fantastec SWAP

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 4:00pm

Fantastec SWAP specializes in creating consumer-desired NFTs at scale, allowing all Illinois student-athletes to utilize the pioneering platform.

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  • Fantastec SWAP specializes in creating consumer-desired NFTs at scale, allowing all Illinois student-athletes to utilize the pioneering platform.
  • Using their unrivaled end-to-end NFT skills, honed with European soccer clubs since 2019, Fantastec SWAP will create NFT collections throughout the 2022/23 academic year to engage Fighting Illini sports fans.
  • About Fantastec SWAP: Downloadable via the Apple APP store and Google Play, Fantastec SWAP crafts authentic NFTs for sports fans.
  • For further information about the Fantastec SWAP, please visit www.fantastec-swap.io or download the Fantastec SWAP app at any app store.

CHEQ AND WASHINGTON COMMANDERS ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP, ENHANCING THE FAN EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE INSTALLATION OF EXPRESS KIOSKS AT FEDEXFIELD

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 2:00pm

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today CHEQ announced a new innovative partnership with the Washington Commanders for the 2022 season.

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  • KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today CHEQ announced a new innovative partnership with the Washington Commanders for the 2022 season.
  • This partnership will give Commanders fans the opportunity to reduce the time spent waiting in lines at the stadium with the installation of express self-service kiosks at select locations throughout FedExField, the Commanders home stadium.
  • Additionally, the Commanders are the first professional sports team to partner with CHEQ in the nation's capital.
  • Washington Commanders Football Operations are headquarteredin Ashburn, Virginia, and its Business Operations are headquartered at FedExField.

International Media Mogul Roderick M. Sherwood III Added to RYU Apparel Inc. (OTCQB: RYPPF) Advisory Board

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 1:30pm

Mr. Sherwood III received an AB degree with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University and an MBA degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business.

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  • Mr. Sherwood III received an AB degree with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University and an MBA degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business.
  • Mr. Sherwood brings significant experiences and talent to the advisory board including but not limited to being the Co-Founder, Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Cinmoi NA (including CineMoiWorld).
  • He is also the Chairman of Multivision Media International and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Stanford Disruptive Technology & Digital Cities Program.
  • Our advisory board additions add invaluable experience to the RYU leadership within this space.