Japan 2.5D Stage Play World: Anime, Manga & Game Theater Online Festival

LIVE VIEWING JAPAN Inc. is delighted to announce on July 16 that it will hold “Japan 2.5D Stage Play World: Anime, Manga & Game Theater Online Festival 2021,” screening three popular shows online with English subtitles.


  • Live Spectacle “NARUTO”: August 6 – August 12
  • My Hero Academia The “Ultra” Stage: August 13 – August 19
  • Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical Nogizaka46 ver.
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PUBG, Adi Shankar to Create an Animated Project Based on the PUBG

KRAFTON, Inc announced that it has signed Adi Shankar to create an upcoming animated project based on the hit franchise.

One of the most innovative content creators in Hollywood today and a geek culture visionary, Shankar’s credits include the smash hit Netflix Original Series “Castlevania,” which ended its fourth and final season to unanimous critical acclaim in May of this year, “The Grey” with Liam Neeson, noir classic “Killing Them Softly” with Brad Pitt, cult superhero hit “Dredd” with Karl Urban, “The Voices” with Ryan Reynolds, and “Lone Survivor” with Mark Wahlberg.… Read the rest

Free Fire, McLaren crossover event

The Free Fire collaboration with McLaren is now live in Free Fire, featuring a thematic takeover of the game.
Put your race suits on and prepare for the McLaren x Free Fire crossover
Players will be welcomed as soon as they open Free Fire with various collaboration elements featuring across the game.
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Pennsylvania Sportsbooks – $420.2 Million in Wagers in June

Online and retail sportsbooks in Pennsylvania combined to take in $420.2 million in wagers in June, down 6.1% from $447.5 million in May, according to official data released Monday. Sportsbooks’ gross gaming revenue jumped to $42.5 million, though, which was up 13.6% from $37.4 million in May. The month’s gross receipts produced $34.2 million in taxable revenue, which yielded $11.6 million in state taxes and $684,510 in local share assessments.… Read the rest

Michigan Sportsbooks Accepted $235.1 Million in June Wagers

Michigan’s online sportsbooks accepted $235.1 million in wagers over the 30 days of June, down 1.0% from $237.6 million over the 31 days of May, according to official data released Monday by the Michigan Gaming Control Board. With $24.4 million in retail handle, announced earlier this week, Michigan’s online and retail sportsbooks took in a combined $259.4 million in bets.… Read the rest

MLB DFS Plays: Monday 7/19

Spencer Limbach finds the best MLB DFS Plays, Bargains, and GPP Pivots for the evening slate on Monday, July 19. (Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports)

Gen.G + Toyota 10-Day Gaming Stream Virtual Race

Gen.G and Toyota announced the “Toyota Sedan: Drive Your Game” campaign, a 10-day gaming stream virtual race that will include 9 content creators on three teams. The competition kicks off July 19 and concludes on July 28.

Content creators in League of Legends, Minecraft, Rocket League, and Teamfight Tactics will be teamed up in a race against time to complete the most gaming challenges and for the most engaged audience.… Read the rest

PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, Son Heung-Min on loan to Team PUBG

KRAFTON, Inc. detailed its PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS collaboration with Tottenham Hotspur F.C. player and captain of the South Korean national team, Son Heung-min. The collaboration, which runs from July through October, includes an in-game event and the opportunity for players to earn or purchase exclusive Son-themed in-game items. As part of the partnership, KRAFTON will also give away real-world Level 3 helmets autographed by Son.… Read the rest

New Jersey Sportsbooks Took in $766.9 Million in Bets in June

New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks took in $766.9 million in bets in June, according to official data released Friday. That is down 5.8% from $814.3 million in May, but up from $117.8 million in June 2020.

June’s action yielded $71.3 million in gross gaming revenue, the most in operator revenue since sportsbooks posted a record $82.6 million in January.… Read the rest

Rainbow Six Extraction and Riders Republic, New Release Schedule

Ubisoft announced that Riders Republic and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction will now be respectively released on 28th October (RR) and in January 2022 (R6E).

The goal with the decision to delay both of these games is to give more opportunities for players to test, play firsthand and give feedback to ensure we are bringing the best experiences to market and allow them to reach their full potential.… Read the rest