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DraftKings Mobile Sportsbook Set to Launch Friday in Louisiana

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 11:50pm

Louisiana becomes the 17th state to offer DraftKings online sportsbook, and the company is now live in 18 states including retail-only jurisdictions.

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  • Louisiana becomes the 17th state to offer DraftKings online sportsbook, and the company is now live in 18 states including retail-only jurisdictions.
  • With several professional franchises in addition to Division I collegiate athletics, there are ample hometown fanbases and opportunities in Louisiana to engage.
  • There have been several DraftKings developments in Louisiana in the last year alone, including the debut of our daily fantasy products and retail sportsbook, and this latest online sportsbook launch is another significant milestone, said Matt Kalish, co-founder and president of DraftKings North America.
  • As with all states, including Louisiana, responsible gaming is a key pillar of the DraftKings S.E.R.V.E.S.

Jones Soda Signs Sponsorship Deal with UFC Champion Julianna Peña

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 1:30pm

Partnering with Julianna Pea is not only an extension of those efforts, but also a whole new way to raise our brand profile.

Key Points: 
  • Partnering with Julianna Pea is not only an extension of those efforts, but also a whole new way to raise our brand profile.
  • Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Jones Soda Co. (OTCQB: JSDA) markets and distributes premium beverages under the Jones Soda and Lemoncocco brands.
  • Jones diverse product line offers something for everyone pure cane sugar soda, zero-calorie soda and Lemoncocco non-carbonated premium refreshment.
  • Most recently, at UFC 269 in December 2021, Pea delivered one of the biggest upsets in sports history, earning her the title of UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, when she battled the defending champion, Amanda Nunes.

Hyperice Becomes the Official Recovery Technology of the Global Ironman Triathlon Series

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 5:00pm

IRONMAN today announced that Hyperice , a global high-performance wellness brand, have entered into a new long-term, global partnership making Hyperice the Official Recovery Technology of the Global IRONMAN Triathlon Series.

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  • IRONMAN today announced that Hyperice , a global high-performance wellness brand, have entered into a new long-term, global partnership making Hyperice the Official Recovery Technology of the Global IRONMAN Triathlon Series.
  • After a near 10-year successful relationship across the U.S. region between IRONMAN and Normatec, which Hyperice acquired in March 2020, Hyperice is expanding its partnership with IRONMAN to cover all global IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events and will focus on integrating Hyperices full suite of technology-driven recovery products.
  • Beginning this year, Hyperice will have a presence at IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events beyond the finish line with Official Hyperice Recovery Zones to help athletes recover immediately post-race.
  • "Competing in an IRONMAN race is a marker of success for every endurance athlete,'' says Jim Huether, CEO of Hyperice.

KLKTN receives an additional USD6.4 million in funding to expand its Japanese and Korean curated NFT content platform

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 2:00pm

The caliber of investors participating in this round demonstrates the support and vision for KLKTN to be the number one NFT Platform dedicated to music, manga and art.

Key Points: 
  • The caliber of investors participating in this round demonstrates the support and vision for KLKTN to be the number one NFT Platform dedicated to music, manga and art.
  • Our team remains extremely focused on building a platform and business that will empower the creative communities and take creator-fan engagement into the digital world."
  • "Web3 creates a new platform for communities to emerge and NFTs are a way to bring people together in those communities.
  • KLKTN is a curated music, manga and artNFT platform connecting creators with fans through special experiences.

Guaranteed Rate Announces Partnership with Richard Childress Racing and NASCAR Driver Tyler Reddick

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 10:05pm

CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Guaranteed Rate , a leader in mortgage lending and digital financial services, and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership with Tyler Reddick and his No.

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  • CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Guaranteed Rate , a leader in mortgage lending and digital financial services, and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership with Tyler Reddick and his No.
  • "Their commitment to the power of belief connects perfectly with what the entire Richard Childress Racing team is striving to achieve.
  • "We're thrilled to partner with Richard Childress Racing as Tyler gets behind the wheel of his new and improved Next Gen No.
  • Richard Childress Racing (rcrracing.com) is a renowned, performance-driven racing, marketing and manufacturing organization.

DraftKings to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2021 Results February 18

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 12:30pm

BOSTON, Jan. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (the Company, DraftKings) today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2021 results prior to 8:30AM EST on February 18, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Jan. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (the Company, DraftKings) today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2021 results prior to 8:30AM EST on February 18, 2022.
  • At 8:30AM EST on the same day, DraftKings will host a conference call to discuss the results.
  • To listen to the audio webcast and live Q&A, please visit DraftKings investor relations website at investors.draftkings.com .
  • Launched in August 2021, DraftKings Marketplace is a digital collectibles ecosystem designed for mainstream accessibility that offers curated NFT drops and supports secondary-market transactions.

ONE Championship Ranks #1 in Facebook Organic Viewership Among Global Sports Properties in 2021

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 2:11am

SINGAPORE, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --ONE Championship (ONE) led all global sports properties with 8.84 billion organic video views on Facebook in 2021, according to CrowdTangle/Facebook.

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  • SINGAPORE, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --ONE Championship (ONE) led all global sports properties with 8.84 billion organic video views on Facebook in 2021, according to CrowdTangle/Facebook.
  • WWE came in second with 7.92 billion views while the ICC came in third with 2.61 billion views.
  • The NBA and UFC rounded out the top five with 1.86 billion views and 1.65 billion views, respectively.
  • Chatri Sityodtong, Founder and CEO of Group ONE, stated: "It is an honor to be recognized as the #1 sports property in the world in Facebook organic video views in 2021.

Las Vegas-Based COVID Testing Company OnSiteAble selected as Preferred Vendor of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 3:33pm

OnSiteAble , a division of Las Vegas-based medical provider ProAm Sports Medicine (formerly Athlete Advantage Medical), has expanded their clientele and is now a preferred vendor of the U.S.

Key Points: 
  • OnSiteAble , a division of Las Vegas-based medical provider ProAm Sports Medicine (formerly Athlete Advantage Medical), has expanded their clientele and is now a preferred vendor of the U.S.
  • OnSiteAble provides safety and medical solutions for companies and individuals to safely enter work, school and events while abiding by government and employer mandates.
  • OnSiteAble is CLIA certified and contracted with high complexity labs and medical resources across the U.S. to provide both onsite and pre-travel, at-home COVID-19 testing solutions.
  • OnSiteAble medical personnel perform all testing under the proper licensing, insurance, and medical direction and managed by a proprietary technology platform.

THE MAIN EVENT: JELLYSMACK SCORES A KNOCKOUT BY SIGNING UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION FRANCIS NGANNOU AS THE FIRST PARTNER IN THEIR NEW MARQUEE PROGRAM

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 2:00pm

Ngannou joins Jellysmack's other well-known combat sports brand partners such as Combate Global, PFL (Professional Fighters League), Karate Combat, and Main Events boxing.

Key Points: 
  • Ngannou joins Jellysmack's other well-known combat sports brand partners such as Combate Global, PFL (Professional Fighters League), Karate Combat, and Main Events boxing.
  • "I'm thrilled to announce Francis Ngannou as the newest member of the Jellysmack sports family," says Maxime Horbez, Vice President of Sports at Jellysmack.
  • With his March 2021 victory at UFC 260, Ngannou not only defeated the greatest UFC heavyweight of all time, but became the first-ever African born UFC Heavyweight Champion in history.
  • Outside the cage, Ngannou established the Francis Ngannou Foundation to create a structured and safe environment for the children of Bati.

DAPPER LABS AND UFC LAUNCH 'UFC STRIKE': AN ALL NEW NFT EXPERIENCE FOR MMA FANS EVERYWHERE

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 2:00pm

With robust audio and video content, each UFC Strike Moment NFT is designed to capture, memorialize and celebrate a specific instance of UFC history.

Key Points: 
  • With robust audio and video content, each UFC Strike Moment NFT is designed to capture, memorialize and celebrate a specific instance of UFC history.
  • "Their vision for the potential of these products is the reason UFC chose Dapper Labs as its first NFT partner.
  • We're thrilled to finally be able to offer these amazing digital collectibles to enrich the UFC experience for our fans."
  • Dapper Labs' current studio partners include the NBA, NBPA, WNBA, WNBPA, LaLiga, NFL, NFLPA, Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, Genies and UFC.