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Yahoo to take over Hitpost

Yahoo to take over Hitpost

Yahoo is intend on acquiring Hitpost, a developer for sports related apps available on iOS and Android. Hitpost's small team of seven will be moving over to Yahoo once the deal is secured.

Hitpost is a company specializing in merging sports related applications and social gaming application. The result, Zynga but for sports bettors. The company developed a number of apps which allow users to take part in sports related discussions and polls. It also allowed users to make bets on sporting events, using play-money or credits to decide on the outcome of matches.

The most popular sports bettin app, SportsBet, has between 1 and 5 million downloads in Google Play alone.

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