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Esports Growing In High Schools Everywhere
USA

Esports Growing In High Schools Everywhere

The numbers surrounding video gaming and Esports are very eye-raising as they become more and more popular. Video games were once just a form of entertainment and they have now evolved into such a worldwide phenomenon that is bringing in billions of dollars of revenue a year, and that’s just off the game playing and Esports alone! And since 2018, the growth of Esports has even found its way into the realm of competitive high school sports. The odds of your local high school having an Esports club or an Esports team is probably much better than your March Madness odds. But how and why did high schools get into Esports? And what does Esports look like at the high school level? Let’s dig in and find out. Roots in Student Interest The growth of Esports in high schools across the ...
How To Become A Successful Lottery Agent In India
INDIA

How To Become A Successful Lottery Agent In India

The lottery is one of the most popular gambling games, mostly played by common people worldwide. Well, for a population as huge as India, inculcating a culture of playing the lottery would be an extravagant affair. Read on to stay ahead of the curve and claim your title as the biggest international lottery agent in India! The Mindset Before starting any business at all, you need to have the appropriate mindset of an entrepreneur. Perhaps the business world is a lot like the lottery itself - for every winner, there are hundreds of losers who let their dreams go when the going gets tough. You need to realize that you’ll probably have to invest a lot in your business - and not just your money! So keep at it and trust your plan! The Licensing Roadblocks Since the lottery is ...
Facebook Acquires Video Gaming Company PlayGiga
ACQUISITION

Facebook Acquires Video Gaming Company PlayGiga

Social media giant Facebook has acquired cloud based video gaming firm PlayGiga. The deal value has not been disclosed but according to Spain, local business newspaper Facebook acquired PlayGiga for about $78 million. “We’re thrilled to welcome PlayGiga to the Facebook Gaming team. We are continuing our work in cloud gaming, now with a new mission. We want to thank all of our partners and customers for their support over the years ” a Facebook spokesperson said in a press note on its website. Founded in 2013, PlayGiga enables users to play premium videogames on PC / Mac or TV through an affordable monthly subscription. The social networking giant has also launched Facebook Gaming -- a live-stream service that allows users to share their gameplay. The arrival of Cloud-base...
We Believe in Branded and Expensive Gratification for Our Users – Hetin Sakhuja, Founder of Lucky Stars
Entrepreneurs Talk

We Believe in Branded and Expensive Gratification for Our Users – Hetin Sakhuja, Founder of Lucky Stars

Lucky Stars is a phenomenon in the business of apps. Conceived from a simple idea of gratifying users, Lucky Stars is one of the fastest growing app in the industry and has been delighting its users by providing an opportunity to win branded and expensive gifts like smart phones, smart TV’s, two wheelers, gold coins amongst other equally expensive gifts. Hetin Sakhuja, the techopreneur and the force behind the concept, whose company Interact Mobile Technology Private Limited developed the Lucky Stars app, explains to Team NewsBarons the thought behind Lucky Stars as a ‘Win Gifts for Free’ app, how it is the one of the most meaningful platforms for brand-consumer interaction and its ‘no rider – all benefit’ user approach.     Explain the USP of Lucky Stars.   Luc...
Nasscom Partnered With Netherlands Government to Promote “Serious Gaming”
BUSINESS

Nasscom Partnered With Netherlands Government to Promote “Serious Gaming”

IT industry body Nasscom has partnered the Netherlands government to promote "serious gaming" in India. As part of the partnership, the two partners organised roadshows across Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Bengaluru this month, focusing on showcasing the potential of gaming for various sectors. Demos of solutions that have been developed and deployed by reputed Dutch games companies were showcased at these roadshows. Nasccom Gaming Forum also launched Special Interest Group (SIG) on Applied Gaming with Manisha Mohan (Executive Vice President at Tata Interactive Systems) as the Chairperson. The group will also include members from companies like Robosoft, Indusgeeks, Skilldom and Madrat Games. "India has just begun taking gaming seriously as a career and as an avenue to larger growth...