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Virtual football perfect complement to Africa Cup of Nations

With the first round of games at the Africa Cup of Nations kicking off last weekend, football fever is at a boiling point across the African market, where both the real deal and virtual football are already incredibly popular year-round. Additionally, the winning team from AFCON will qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia, very much a precursor ... Read More »

William Hill expands virtual racing in Nevada

William Hill is now taking bets on Virtual Racing at four of its Reno Sports Books in Nevada. This includes the voice of legendary race caller Tom Durkin and features a new race every five minutes. Punters can opt for Win, Place, Show, Exactas, and Trifectas on lineups that range from eight to twelve animated horses. The bookmaker trialled its Virtual ... Read More »

Kiron integrates Link2Win’s Supervivo on its Betman Online RGS

Kiron & Supervivo

Virtual games specialist Kiron Interactive has agreed a deal to integrate Link2Win’s Supervivo product on its Betman Online Remote Gaming System (RGS). Supervivo is an innovative, patented product which offers a unique draw mechanism that gives players the opportunity to win large fixed or progressive jackpots alongside their regular bets. The system uniquely ranks each player from first to last and ... Read More »

Martin Wachter – Golden Race – What 2016 meant to me

Golden Race

SBC News caught up with Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter to reflect on an eventful 2016 in the sports betting industry, and an award-winning year for the virtual sports supplier. Favourite Memory of 2016 This 10th anniversary year saw so many successes for us and our partners, but to pick one – I’d say our recent opening party for our ... Read More »

Golden Race aims to become biggest supplier in Romania

Innovative virtual sports developer Golden Race says it plans on becoming Romania’s biggest supplier of virtuals after receiving confirmation of certification from the National Gambling Agency of Romania (ONJN). Golden Race believes that the recently reformed gambling regulations in Romania give the firm the opportunity to help generate local market growth by providing local operators with the benefit of more ... Read More »

Martin Wachter – Distinguish yourself as a leader

Martin Wachter, CEO of virtual sports supplier Golden Race, comments on how the firm harnesses innovation and its importance for driving the betting industry forward “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs The global betting market is worth $3 trillion, with up to 90% of that generated by illegal gambling, much of it in Asia. A common ... Read More »

Kiron Interactive secures Combined Remote Operating Licence

Kiron Interactive, a supplier of virtual games and gaming systems for the gaming industry, has been awarded a Combined Remote Operating Licence by the UK Gambling Commission. The licence means that Kiron, who were shortlisted for this year’s 2016 EGR Award, can provide a fixed odds betting service by remote communication (online) on virtual sports and games. It also allows the ... Read More »

VsoftCo teams up with football comic to create VStriker

VSoftCo, a software development company in the global virtual sports market, has teamed up with football comic Striker to create VStriker, the world’s first branded virtual soccer game. VStriker Ltd will be a joint venture for Striker creator Pete Nash and VSoftCo, who will produce 3D-animated versions of an online betting game and a social game based on a new ... Read More »

Groundbreaking Golden Race first again with Malta licence

Innovative betting industry supplier Golden Race has become the first virtual sports developer to receive a Class 4 licence in Malta. The company received the recognition from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) earlier this month after an extensive application process. The award of this licence is the latest development in Golden Race’s push to be the biggest virtual sports provider to ... Read More »

Virtual sports is all about the locale

Virtual sports is something which an increasing number of operators are adding to their arsenal, and with the vast improvements in the games themselves as well as an expansion of the variety of games available this trend should be set to continue.  Editec’s Simon Burrell commented when asked if virtual if all about football: “Not at all. It very much ... Read More »