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Golden Race – Martin Wachter – a “gratifying” year, virtual football and 2018

Golden Race

As 2017 approaches its culmination, glances are increasingly being thrown towards a huge year ahead and the Russian World Cup on the horizon. Off the back of a winning performance at the SBC Awards 2017 Martin Wachter, CEO of Golden Race, reflects on a busy year for the virtual sports provider: “For Golden Race the year 2017 has been very …

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Simon Westbury – VSoftCo – Providing a 360-degree service

VSoftCo - Copyright: nexusplexus / 123RF Stock Photo

This week, virtual games provider VSoftCo signed a new deal with Sport-Shotz, a provider of sports themed casino games. Just after the story broke, we caught up with VSoftCo’s Chief Commercial Officer Simon Westbury to discuss a shift towards virtuals in the digital arena, whether they should be treated as a casino or sports betting product, and how cross channel learning …

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Ladbrokes seeks Belgian data boost with STATSCORE products

Statscore data

STATSCORE, a data provider for bookmakers, sports clubs and news sites, has announced that two of its products, LivematchPro and Prematch Center, have been implemented on Ladbrokes.be. LivematchPro, which comes with “bet stimulating tools” for a sportsbook, provides in game visualisations and detailed statistics for match incidents in real time. Ladbrokes users in Belgium will gain access to these “match …

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SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame prepares to welcome three new members

Hall of Fame

Sportradar Founder and CEO Carsten Koerl, Sportingbet Founder Mark Blandford and Howard Chisholm, Managing Director of Chisholm Bookmakers, will be joined by three new Hall of Fame inductees at this year’s SBC Awards on Tuesday 5 December. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, is being held at the stunning Artillery Garden …

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Peter Woodfine – Total Performance Data – In-play betting is ‘vital for racing’s future’

Using innovative global navigation satellite systems Total Performance Data (TPD) aims to expand in-play horse racing betting into the mainstream, whilst opening up betting operators to a vast number of new horse racing betting opportunities. TPD attaches trackers to the saddlecloths of horses and allows operators access to data which was previously not available. The data ranges from sectional times …

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GambleAware announces Machu Picchu charity fundraiser trek

Machu Picchu

GambleAware, the official charity for this year’s SBC Awards, has announced a trek around ancient Peruvian site Machu Picchu to raise awareness about gambling related harm. The experience, which will take place from 6-15 October in 2018, will be run by GambleAware’s trekking partner Charity Challenge, an organisation with 16 years experience in delivering treks to thousands of fundraisers. An …

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