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Future Growth of Global Sports Betting Market 2018 with Focusing on Top Key Players Like Boom Fantasy, Game Show Network During Forecast to 2023

Sports betting is the activity of predicting sports results and placing a wager on the outcome. The frequency of sports bet upon varies by culture, with the vast majority of bets being placed on association football, American football, basketball, baseball, hockey, track cycling, auto racing, mixed martial arts, and boxing at both the amateur and…

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Football touching down Rockets PA Fantasy Sports Revenue to $2.1M

Unconvinced football is king? Pennsylvania daily fantasy sports numbers beg to differ. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) on Wednesday released revenue figures from September fantasy contests. And the result is a bit awe-striking.

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Pioneer Square Labs spins out Shujinko, which wants to automate compliance work in the cloud

Two pervasive trends in modern enterprise computing could work out very nicely for Shujinko. The Seattle startup is launching Tuesday with $2.8 million in seed funding after a stint inside incubator Pioneer Square Labs. It plans to develop software-as-a-service that addresses problems companies have in trying to replicate the years of work they’ve done on compliance systems…

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Shujinko brings in $2.8M for its cloud security compliance platform

Shujinko — yes, like the Mortal Kombat character — is emerging from stealth today after raising $2.8 million in seed funding from Unusual Ventures, Defy, Vulcan Capital, PSL Ventures and Vas Ventures. The Seattle-based cloud security compliance platform is rolling out of startup studio Pioneer Square Labs, which itself recently raised $15 million to expand its incubation program.

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Defy defies the odds in funding Series A companies

Last fall, Defy Partners quietly raised $151 million for its maiden fund. Although the firm has largely operated under the radar since it wrapped up it fundraising, its Series A dealmaking is drawing attention. Co-Founders and Managing Directors Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo told VCJ that they went off to the races after the final close,…

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