Virtual Sports

New CEO Ashish Patel to guide next “growth phase” for SingleShot

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Former Merrill Lynch Director Ashish Patel has joined SingleShot Entertainment (SSE) – the Nevada-registered entertainment content firm which counts former snooker world champion Neil Robertson amongst its board of directors, as the company’s new CEO. The appointment marks the start of an exciting period for SSE, as it prepares to roll out UpNdown Virtual Golf next month through a partnership …

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Henrik Tjärnström: Kindred Group – ‘Industry needs a collaborative approach on sustainability’

Speaking at Kindred Group’s ‘Sustainable Gambling Conference’ (16 October 2018 – Stockholm) Group Chief Executive Henrik Tjärnström details that his firm is prepared to tackle the industry’s big obstacles on social responsibility and trust. Hosting the conference, Kindred gathered over 200 guests representing regulatory agencies, researchers, therapists and its competitors. Discussing the context of industry sustainability, Kindred governance highlights the …

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Golden Race enhances portfolio with Euro Champions unveiling

Golden Race is looking to enhance its virtual football offering with the introduction of Euro Champions, a tournament product inspired by Europe’s top club football competition, the UEFA Champions League. Launching mid-September, it will comprise continuous matches played by 32 virtual clubs, reflecting real-team and real-player performance parameters. The competition is divided into different phases: group stage, knockout stage (with …

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Virtual success in Europe points to bright future for Golden Race

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Golden Race has predicted that revenues for virtual sports will eventually surpass those generated by real events, after referencing the concept’s growing popularity in Italy. Speaking to Gambling Insider, the firm’s CEO Martin Wachter said that the “numbers in countries like Italy show that virtual sports has become one of the most popular games next to sports betting”. He added: …

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InBet Games pedals towards virtual success in the Velodrome

Velodrome

InBet Games has hailed the “realistic yet attractive mathematical models” on Velodrome Race, a new virtual product available in retail shops and through an API on its online casino platform. The omni-channel gaming software provider has switched its existing 3D racing focus from horses and the dogs, to racing played out on a different kind of high-speed track. Cycling has …

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InBet Games portfolio gets Virtual Football boost

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InBet Games has marked the build up to Betting on Football and this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia by launching a new football-based virtual game. Virtual Football has been “furnished with a wide variety of options for football fans” including the popular correct score, over/under goals and handicap betting markets. The product, which covers all major and minor international soccer …

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New Golden Race games get ‘On Demand’ and ‘Fast Ticket’ boost

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Golden Race has met “today’s urge to have everything at your fingertips” with its On Demand service, which takes away the wait time for an event to start. The company’s new remote virtual gaming system, which includes both On Schedule and On Demand availability, enables players to choose when to play wherever they are, while a minimal time-commitment to the games …

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Chris Davies – VSoftCo – Developing products to support varied markets and changing technology

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In January of this year, virtual sports provider VSoftCo announced the appointment of Chris Davies as its new CEO following a six-month consultancy period. Having warmed to his task of overseeing software implementation, developing the range of VSoftCo services and meeting commercial targets, Davies spoke to SBC News about real-time rendering and meeting the technical challenges of producing virtual content which …

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Golden Race takes to the track with new 3D racing products

Golden Race

Golden Race is taking orders for its new live-rendered 3D Horse Racing product, with 3D Motor Racing to be released later this year. Based on a random number generator and using live-rendering to ensure each race is unique, the horse racing product also features a professional voice-over, while the “next level customisation” is evidenced by the placement of personalised adverts …

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BetGames.TV continues expansion with NovusBet partnership

Lithuanian provider of live games, BetGames.TV has announced a newly signed deal to provide its full suite of live presented games to NovusBet. Founded in 2015 with European headquarters in Malta, NovusBet offers its solutions to online and land-based operators with an extensive choice of Sports betting, Virtual and Casino games, providing services to Eastern and Southern European markets as …

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