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Betsson Group announces business consolidation as they focus on one UK brand.

The Betsson Group has been reducing their business across the UK region for the past few years, today marks the biggest reduction of their UK operations. The group had previously operated nine brands in the UK operating on three different platforms and under four different licenses. Today, however, they have consolidated their entire operation under […] Read More
Posted on: October 23, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
ECHO VR

The future of VR & AR – What’s Next?

Facebook have just released the pre-orders for the Oculus Quest 2, possibly one of the most affordable serious VR headsets to hit the market. With the technology improving and the prices reducing we might just see a new surge in popularity for VR technology. It seems like every major game publisher and internet company has […] Read More
Posted on: October 7, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
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Further delays to the launch of Ireland’s gambling regulator

Last year saw Ireland’s government announced plans to establish the nation’s own gambling regulator. But setbacks have meant that the regulatory body won’t be set up until at least 2021. The delays were announced by the Justice Minister Helen McEntee. The then-Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that the gambling regulator would take 18 months to set […] Read More
Posted on: September 22, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Gianfranco Capozzi
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Ladbrokes’ Belgian virtual sports under EC investigation

The European Commission has launched an investigation into whether Ladbrokes has been allowed a monopoly in virtual sports betting in Belgium. Other operators have claimed that the Belgian Gaming Commission had given Ladbrokes an unfair advantage. This is because the commission refused requests from Belgium’s other operators to feature virtual sports. As a result, the […] Read More
Posted on: September 22, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Gianfranco Capozzi
Skillz going public

Skillz Mobile-Game Company Going Public to Bring Competitive Mobile Gaming to Everyone

The mobile gaming platform Skillz announced that it would be the first mobile Esports platform to go public with an IPO raising an estimated $849 million from investors with a $3.5 billion pre-money valuation. Skillz goes public this fall through a merger with Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp (FEAC), a special public acquisition company (SPAC). SPACs […] Read More
Posted on: September 4, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Gianfranco Capozzi
Legends Horse racing

Scientific Games Extends Virtual Sports Content Through Racecourse Media Group Partnership

Scientific Games has announced that they will be adding Legends Racing Series from Quantum Leap Solutions (QLS) to their OpenMarket sports content platform. The addition is made possible thanks to a new partnership with Racecourse Media Group (RMG), a leading sports company that focuses primarily on horse racing in the UK and Ireland. A Single […] Read More
Posted on: August 3, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Gianfranco Capozzi
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