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2013-06-11 08:26:30

Data offer insights on hockey statistics and suggest that teams may not be getting best players for the money CHICAGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins prepare to do battle in the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday, new research from two University of Chicago Booth School of Business professors indicates that National Hockey League teams depend more on group performance than individual stars, and that some teams may not be...

2013-06-04 08:36:51

Solution creates high standards of ethical Internet gaming through instant verification of identity, age and location WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LaserLock Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:LLTI), a global leader in providing state-of-the-art authentication solutions to governments, health care providers, high-end retailers and the gaming industry announced today it has developed a solution that authenticates players of Internet gaming platforms. Since Internet gaming became...

2013-06-02 12:20:03

Keller to be the face of Castrol® GTX® High Mileage(TM) WAYNE, N.J., June 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the U.S. Soccer Federation's Centennial celebration, Castrol® GTX® High Mileage(TM), the official motor oil of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team and Major League Soccer has announced Kasey Keller as its new brand ambassador. The partnership comes as coaches, players and fans alike celebrate 100 years of soccer in the United States with today's...

2013-05-30 23:21:15

Porpoiseful Apps today announces Tennis Score Tracker 3.0, the most advanced tennis scorekeeping application on the App Store. Available for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, it provides tennis scoring, detailed statistics, as well as a live scoring system for viewing of tennis matches in near real-time on another device. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Porpoiseful Apps today is pleased to announce Tennis Score Tracker 3.0 for iOS, a major update to its tennis score keeping app, 15 months in...

2013-05-30 23:15:03

Playersoft's Mobile Enrollment continues to gain momentum with casino operators as Sycuan Casino is the latest casino to add Mobile Enrollment. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The Sycuan Casino in San Diego is the latest property to add Playersoft Technologies´ Mobile Enrollment system to increase the convenience and speed of player club enrollment. The system scans the drivers licenses of all 50 states, allowing casino staff to enroll new guests into the players club anywhere on...

2013-05-30 23:02:53

NEXCOM´s digital signage player, the NDiS 165 is a surefire solution for multi-screen display deployments. Powered by the latest AMD Embedded R-series APU integrated with Radeon HD 7000 Graphics engine, the NDiS 165 supports DirectX® 11 and provides accelerated yet power-efficient graphics processing performance and video encoding features. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 NEXCOM´s NDiS 165, digital signage player, is a surefire solution for multi-screen display deployments....

2013-05-29 12:31:45

Industry First 4K Ultra High Definition Experience Delivered Over Streaming Wi-Fi Network SAN JOSE, Calif., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NANOTECH ENTERTAINMENT (OTCPINK: NTEK) is announcing price and availability for its 4K Media Player, the Nuvola NP-1, and 4K Streaming Video service, NanoFlix UHD - both industry firsts. The new NP-1 Player will cost $299, the lowest price 4K player in the market, and will be available for order online and at retail beginning July 15, 2013. "4K...

2013-05-29 10:18:27

Messi is the best striker, but in overall terms he comes sixth After analyzing football league players over nine seasons, from 2000 to 2009, Spanish researchers have come up with a mathematical method for estimating the goal-scoring performance of each player. According to their ranking, the most able strikers are Messi, Ronaldo Nazário, Makkay, Villa and Etoo. Over nine seasons, researchers from the faculties of Economic and Business Sciences at the Universities of...

2013-05-22 08:24:06

Only Out Former Major League Baseball Player Calls for a Return to Sportsmanship ATLANTA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation today announced that former major league baseball player Billy Bean has been named vice-chairman of its board. He will focus on helping professional leagues and athletes at all levels commit themselves to the fairness, equality, dignity and respect that defines true sportsmanship. (Logo:...

Video Game Aggression Intensified When Characters Look More Human
2013-05-21 11:16:15

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video games often allow players to stop an alien invasion, defeat the bad guy and save the world. However, realistic looking opponents in games could increase aggression in the players. Since the introduction of simple games such as Pong for the home nearly 40 years ago games have gone through several revolutions and today feature near photo-realistic graphics that can be displayed on HDTV sets. While the protagonists are often...