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An expanding alternative – the rise of virtual sports in Italy and across the world

An expanding alternative - the rise of virtual sports in Italy and across the world

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in the popularity of virtual sports as a betting commodity throughout 2020 and into 2021, as real world competitions moved behind closed doors or were postponed altogether. This has occurred globally, but some national markets in particular have seen a significant spike in virtual sports viewership and associated betting activity. Hosting a …

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Delasport boosts online casino coverage with Leap Gaming

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Sports betting and igaming software solutions provider Delasport has added more unique titles to its online casino offering after striking a new deal with Leap Gaming. Delasport is, therefore, now delivering fresh premium casino and virtual sports content for both its existing operators and new operators looking to enter newly regulated markets. This latest integration with Leap Gaming – a …

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PBS launches virtual sports solution for SSBTs

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has confirmed that it will be launching its first proprietary virtual sports portfolio for self-service betting terminals (SSBTs). The launch will allow punters to access simulation-based odds for virtual products, with the product due to go live in four weeks. Commenting on the launch, Richard Andrew, Director Virtual Sports at Playtech BGT Sports stated: “Operators demand …

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Cross-selling in lockdown: what have we learnt?

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The recent unforeseen hiatus in live sporting events has presented the betting and gaming industry with one of the biggest challenges it has ever had to face, yet the experience has also been a learning curve, writes Pronet Gaming CCO Bobby Longhurst (pictured). The transition of sports bettors to alternative gambling content streams provided us with unique insight into player …

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Singular boosts virtuals offering with Golden Race deal

iGaming platform provider Singular has agreed to integrate the entire Golden Race game suite across its platform. Under the agreement, more than 20 virtual football leagues and tournaments, races, number games and virtual sports will be made to Singular’s network of clients across 10 regulated markets. Darko Gacov, Singular’s Founding Partner, commented: “Partnering with Golden Race is another step towards …

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Interwetten strikes virtual partnership with Golden Race

Sports betting and online gaming operator Interwetten has agreed to integrate a range of virtual sports and games from Golden Race after the duo secured a new agreement. Under the new agreement with Interwetten, Golden Race has continued to build upon its European growth strategy, with its services now available across 50,000 shops and featuring on more than 400 websites. …

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John Gordon: Incentive Games – Putting the Reality into Virtual

John Gordon CEO and Co-Founder of betting innovation studio Incentive Games, details to SBC audiences that filling live sports void won’t be as easy as bookmakers simply expanding their virtual sports inventories. Reality bites as COVID-19’s lockdown raises critical questions of bookmaker’s product planning, delivery and all-round engagement capacities.  ___________________ The landscape of gambling has been changed dramatically by the …

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Kiron strengthens SBTech partnership

Kiron Interactive has agreed to integrate its BetMan platform with SBTech, making its entire portfolio of virtual games available to the technology and systems provider. Under the terms of the agreement, Kiron has agreed to add a range of virtual sports events, number games and esteemed football content, including its brand-new football product, GOAL, to the existing offering. Steven Spartinos, …

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Spelinspektionen offers new guidance on virtual sports content

Responding to licensee queries, Swedish gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen has issued new guidance for virtual sports content and simulated events, in the absence of a traditional sports programme.   Spelinspektionen clarified that Swedish sportsbooks require no further licensing arrangement to offer virtual sports content to customers. The regulatory authority underlined that all virtual sports content serviced by bookmakers must be provided by …

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