Free Fire, ‘K.O Night’ reaches its grand finale

Free Fire, the world’s most downloaded mobile game in 2019 and 2020, invites Survivors to knuckle up for the grand finale of its latest major event, K.O. Night. Free Fire’s premier fighting tournament has taken over the game, with a host of updates that include a full in-game reskin, a special interface, and plenty of exciting rewards up for grabs.
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PointsBet Sports Betting Partner of Korn Ferry Tour’s TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes

PointsBet, a premier global sportsbook operator, announced today a multiyear, exclusive partnership with the Korn Ferry Tour’s TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes, designating PointsBet the “Official Sports Betting Partner” of the tournament. The third annual event will take place July 5-11, 2021 at TPC Colorado and will feature the PGA TOUR’s next stars who currently compete on the Korn Ferry Tour.… Read the rest

The Ivy League COVID-19 Charity Stream eSports Tournament on April 24th

The Ivy League COVID-19 Charity Stream powered by PLANET9 will be going live at 1 PM EDT Saturday, April 24th. The tournament will feature eight student eSport teams from the Ivy League: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale.

PLANET9, an esports competition platform created by Acer to help bolster the eSport industry’s competitive ecosystem via a grassroots approach, will be hosting, operating, and sponsoring this event.… Read the rest

WGGB Festival of Games Writing 2021, Series of free online events

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) is delighted to announce its second, week-long mini-festival on the craft of videogames writing, this time sponsored by Articy.

It follows the inaugural festival in June last year and kicks off next Monday 26 April 2021.

All the events are free and participants just need to register ahead.… Read the rest

MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Hitters & Stacks for Wednesday, April 21st

MLB DFS action on Wednesday, April 21, features 15 games across five slates with giant contests on Yahoo, DraftKings and FanDuel. Before locking in MLB DFS picks and lineups, make sure to check out Awesemo’s daily fantasy baseball top stacks, picks, rankings and projections. Let’s dig into some MLB DFS picks and daily fantasy baseball […] The post MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Hitters & Stacks for Wednesday, April 21st appeared first on Awesemo.com.

Michigan sportsbooks nearly $400 million in online and retail bets in March

Michigan online sportsbooks set fresh records for handle and revenue, reaching nearly $400 million in online and retail bets in March and surpassing $30 million in online revenue, while online casino revenue approached $100 million, according to PlayMichigan.

“With nearly $1 billion in lifetime bets now, it’s hard to understate just how unprecedented Michigan’s gaming expansion has been so far,” said Dustin Gouker, analyst for PlayMichigan.com.… Read the rest

SMITE: Battleground of the Gods, ​​​​​​​Gilgamesh Joins SMITE

Titan Forge Games released SMITE’s newest playable God, Gilgamesh, in the “King of Uruk” Update. He has been eagerly awaited by the action-MOBA community since his cinematic trailer released in March.

Gilgamesh is a leader, an adventurer, and the first mythical hero of all time through his epic. In SMITE, he distinctively belongs to the Warrior class, taking a hands-on approach to combat and bringing a lot of brute-force strength and an in-your-face attitude.… Read the rest