WRC 10, Announcement Trailer

As the FIA World Rally Championship prepares to celebrate its 50th season in 2022, NACON and development studio KT Racing are unveiling WRC 10, the latest instalment of the official video game of the championship. Building on the success of WRC 9, in which over 200,000 special stages are played every day, the French studio and publisher are adding a range of improvements and new features for this anniversary edition.… Read the rest

Gen.G Esports, ROCCAT Becomes the Official PC Peripheral Partner

ROCCAT announced a new partnership with Gen.G Esports, a leading global esports organization fielding some of the best professional teams and players in the world across a variety of games. The new partnership sets ROCCAT as the official PC gaming accessories partner for keyboards, mice, and other PC peripherals of Gen.G’s
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World of Tanks, ‘Modern Armor’ update coming to Xbox and PlayStation

For the very first time in the series’ history, World of Tanks will be bringing modern tanks to the battlefield – introducing a new way to play for over 21 million tankers! With the announcement of the Modern Armor update, the Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore team is excited to bring much-anticipated, console-exclusive combat that will test even the most hardened players.… Read the rest

Could Alabama’s Jaylen Waddle be the next Tyreek Hill?

In Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast's Rookie Snapshot, Liz Loza and Eric Edholm break down NFL prospect Jaylen Waddle and decide where might be ideal landing spots for the former Crimson Tide wide receiver. Subscribe to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

WRC 9, A quick glance over the past season of eSport competition

As the next chapter of the official video game of the FIA World Rally Championship is about to start, NACON and development studio KT Racing are proud to provide a recap of WRC 9 and the various events organized for the official rally simulator. NACON who has become a key player in racing games publishing over the last few years will make additional surprises and announcements in the upcoming days.… Read the rest

Canada Inches Closer to Approving Single-Event Sports Betting

After decades of pushing for reform of the laws banning single-event gambling, the Canadian gaming industry seems to be on its way to expansion. Gambling associations and companies are preparing themselves for the proposed changes, which, if enacted in the current legislative session, would leave the responsibility of implementing and regulating single-events sports wagering on provincial regulators.… Read the rest

World of Tanks Blitz, ‘Gravity Force’ returns

Throughout April, World of Tanks Blitz is holding host to a collection of interstellar in-game activities to commemorate the first great leap in human space exploration. As today marks the anniversary of one of the most significant milestones in astronautical travel, tankers will be able to head for the Moon and do battle in the Sea of Tranquility with Gravity Force.… Read the rest

Bally & Sinclair, Programming On Regional Sports Networks

Bally’s Corporation announced entry into a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with Sinclair Broadcast Group. Under the MOU, Bally’s and Sinclair will work collectively to facilitate the production and broadcast of Bally’s-produced content during the current non-game windows on Sinclair’s 19 regional sports networks (“RSNs”) recently rebranded “Bally Sports“.

Bally’s and Sinclair will also explore opportunities to include Bally’s programming in Sinclair-owned media platforms and affiliates other than the Bally Sports RSNs, which may include Sinclair’s Tennis Channel and Stadium assets.… Read the rest

Challengermode and Red Bull to host Red Bull Solo Q 1v1 LoL tournament

Leading global esports platform Challengermode has teamed up with Red Bull to host the international qualifiers for its Red Bull Solo Q 1v1 League of Legends tournament, one of the world’s largest 1v1 amateur esports tournaments.

Pitting the best amateur League of Legends players in the world against one another, the winner of the tournament will get to experience the League of Legends All-Star Event in addition to competing against some of the biggest names on the scene – no teammates required.… Read the rest

NHL Plays: Sunday

Michael Finewax gives his DFS picks for a seven-game slate Sunday, including taking Penguins great Sidney Crosby. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Illinois Suffers First Monthly Sports Betting Drop, Gains in Other U.S. States

Illinois sportsbooks posted a month-over-month decline in betting volume for the first time since launching in late July, continuing what was a national trend in February. But the state still managed to narrowly surpass Pennsylvania to place third among U.S. states for the month. More concerning for what has been a booming industry in Illinois, though, is the return of in-person registration, which could stymie online sports betting growth for as long as it is in place, according to PlayIllinois, which provides news and analysis of the state’s gaming industry.… Read the rest