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TPD begins cash contribution to horse racing with £100k payment

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Long-term partnership with ATR aims to deliver £500,000 plus in 2022 and set to increase

Following the success of its long-term partnership with Arena Racing Company (ARC), At The Races and Sky Sports Racing, the world’s largest and fastest source of live horse racing data, Total Performance Data (TPD), has begun remitting funds back into horse racing.

The multi-year tri-party collaboration between ATR/ARC and TPD is thriving such that TPD are now returning cash generated from data sales back into the sport. Having made their first payment of £100,000 in the fourth quarter of 2021, the data specialists aim to deliver over £500,000 in 2022 and double that in 2023 as it continues to have the financial sustainability of horse racing at the forefront of its business model – notable given the financial uncertainty that surrounds the future of the sport.

TPD, who are on course to have timed 500,000 horses by the middle of the year, are leading the world in delivering real-time race tracking data and the technology behind it generates increased customer engagement and new monies for racing by increasing betting turnover. TPD’s live data was introduced to a wider audience than ever before in 2021, as racegoers at the inaugural Racing League and Ascot racecourse were treated to live big screen graphics showing speed, sectional and positional data, while attendees at the Breeders’ Cup witnessed an industry-first tie up between the data specialists and jockey cam throughout the two-day meeting.

Will Duff Gordon, CEO of Total Performance Data, said: “After many years of investment and development, we are delighted to have reached a milestone where we are now delivering cash to racing having made our first payment of £100,000 at the backend of the last year. Given the somewhat murky outlook for the funding of the sport, we hope that the booming in-play market that our live data is helping to drive will serve as a glimmering beacon for its future.

“2021 was a big year for TPD as we further expanded our global footprint meaning we now provide live tracking data from 80 racecourses across five countries around the world. We enjoyed some exciting new ventures too, with our in-running data and graphics used at the Breeders’ Cup, Ascot and the Racing League and we are really hoping to push on in 2022. We are due to track our 50,000th race and 500,000th horse this year, so all the foundations are in place for 2022 to be an outstanding year for TPD and all our partners.

“We would like to thank ARC for their support in the UK over many years, along with Ascot, Chester and the small independent racecourses, while we owe great gratitude to Equibase in the United States, who have also been long-term, and very important partners. We’d also like to acknowledge our data subscribers, including Betfair and Bet365, as well as the punters who have used the content to inform their betting decisions under our B2C arm, TPD.Zone.”

Alan Delmonte, Levy Board Chief Executive, commented: “The Levy Board made a significant financial commitment almost three years ago that was designed to ensure the provision of sectional timing at every fixture. This was in recognition of the innovation’s potential to bring value to the horse racing fan and professional and to lead to longer term public interest in the sport. There has been substantial progress since 2019 and we are very pleased to have played a part in supporting and encouraging the rollout.”

Rob Dakin, Director of Sky Sports Racing, said: “TPD’s live race pace data is content that our viewers now couldn’t live without, and we took it further with the Racing League coverage. We look forward to making further use of this rich dataset over the coming months as Sky Sports Racing continues to invest in its coverage.”

David Hunter, CEO of Fakenham Racecourse said: “We feel it’s important to offer our horsemen and women feedback on the pace of each race when they come here, which we’re able to do thanks to TPD’s data that shows on AtTheRaces. TPD’s on-course operator is a popular member of the weighing room team and the fact that we also benefit financially is a great bonus.”

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High 5 Games and Caesars Digital Expand Partnership into West Virginia

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High 5 Games, a leading iGaming content provider, is proud to announce its official entry into West Virginia’s iGaming market through a launch on Caesars Digital iGaming platforms.

West Virginia marks the fifth market where High 5 Games and Caesars Digital have collaborated to launch High 5’s catalog of titles on Caesars Digital platforms. Players in West Virginia can now enjoy High 5 Games’ diverse portfolio, including popular titles such as 88 Drums, Da Vinci DeluxeWays, and Green Machine Deluxe, along with the supplier’s unique promotion system, Rapid Rewards, on Caesars Palace Online Casino and Caesars Sportsbook & Casino.

The High 5 Games and Caesars Digital partnership has already elevated the online casino experience for players in Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ontario by bringing fan-favorite titles online.

Anthony Singer, CEO of High 5 Games, commented on the expansion: “We’ve seen positive outcomes from our partnership with Caesars Digital, a prominent operator in the U.S. market, so we look forward to expanding into West Virginia. With our enhanced focus on Power Bet and continuously evolving portfolio, we’re committed to providing unique experiences to the players in West Virginia.”

High 5 Games and Caesars Digital have consistently raised the bar in delivering innovative iGaming experiences to players across North America. The West Virginia expansion is a milestone for their partnership, highlighting their commitment to ongoing growth in the iGaming industry.

Matthew Sunderland, Senior Vice President and Chief iGaming Officer at Caesars Digital, added: “High 5 Games has brought exceptional content to our online casino players in multiple jurisdictions. This expansion to West Virginia will further elevate our portfolio in that market with a new selection of games that should entertain our players.”

 

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Ampverse DMI Partners with Orangutan in Multi-Year Deal; College Rivals BGMI Champions to Join Exclusive Roster

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College Rivals find, Sahil Nagpal gets dream pro debut with Rivals Ape X team

India’s largest Collegiate Esports and Gaming IP, College Rivals, owned by Ampverse DMI, has forged a strategic alliance with Orangutan, a leading esports organization in India. College Rivals, remains committed to offering professional gaming prospects to college students and has awarded its inaugural professional gaming contract to Sahil Nagpal, a student from Jalandhar, Punjab.

He demonstrated his prowess during the Season 1 representing the potential and caliber that this College IP aims to tap, cultivate and unearth as part its commitment to foster grassroot esports talents and provide them with a life changing platform and experience.

Joining Orangutan’s Academy BGMI team, Sahil Nagpal’s achievement not only fulfills his dream of becoming a professional player but also serves as inspiration for millions of others. While College Rivals will continue to empower college gamers, paving their path towards professional success in Season 2, the chosen players will also get a shot at playing for Orangutan as part of this strategic multi year partnership.

Ashwin Haryani, Country Head of Ampverse DMI, India revealed the importance of the partnership, “Ampverse DMI and Orangutan are embarking on a holistic partnership. They understood the concept of us building a talent hunt and making sure the top winners are given a platform to perform at a national and international stage. Beyond competition, our alliance also aims to enrich the esports ecosystem with an exclusive BGMI Team, a merchandise line and brand presence on the jersey of the team, every time they step out to play.”

As part of this partnership, Ampverse DMI and Orangutan will jointly co-own Rivals Ape X, a youth team beginning with a BGMI lineup that will include at least one player from every College Rivals season moving forward. Rivals Ape X, featuring some of the nation’s exciting up and coming players will aim to dazzle nationally and internationally in BGMI tournaments.

As part of the selection process, Orangutan had tried out all the 8 BGMI College Rivals Finalists, from Season 1 through a trial and Sahil was chosen on the basis of his in-game skills, game sense and overall team work.

Jai Shah, Co-Founder of Orangutan, expressed his enthusiasm about the initiative, “I am incredibly excited to introduce Rivals Ape X, our Academy Esports Team, in collaboration with Ampverse DMI and College Rivals. This collaboration marks a significant step in our mission to nurture and develop young, hungry talent, providing them with a bigger platform to showcase their skills. Together with Ampverse DMI, we aim to create a pathway for the next generation of esports champions and build a community where passion, skill, and ambition can thrive. Together, we’re setting the stage for the future of competitive gaming.”

College Rivals Season 2 will see 50+ colleges participating across 22 cities in both offline and online competition format. Any college student from Pan India can register and compete as the preliminary competitions have already been rolled out from July 15 along with diverse entertainment experiences tailored for college students including opportunities to become college ambassadors, purchase exclusive College Rivals merchandise and other interesting initiatives in a groundbreaking gaming format never seen before in India.

The competitions will take place for three gaming titles—BGMI, Valorant, and EA FC 24—with the grand finale being played in February, 2025. The winners from monthly qualifiers will compete in a grand finale for the ultimate battle and a prize pool of up to ₹50,00,000 along with the contract.

 

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RG24seven Virtual Training appoints UK Safer Gambling CEO Victoria Reed As a Strategic Advisor

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RG24seven Virtual Training, the responsible, effective, and free video-based virtual training system for gaming employees, and a BMM Innovation Group company, today announced that Victoria Reed will serve as a Strategic Advisor to help expand operations and social impact across the global gambling industry.

Reed, currently the Chief Executive Officer of Better Change in the UK, will provide business development and strategy to fuel the continued growth of RG24seven Virtual Training.

Wendy Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of RG24seven, said, “I am very pleased to have Victoria join us at this important growth stage of RG24seven. She is an extraordinary leader and excels in all facets of global strategy, innovation, and business development. I look forward to working alongside Victoria and tapping into the wealth of experience and knowledge that she brings.”

Anderson added, “The importance of credible employee training is more critical than ever in today’s global gaming industry. It helps to improve employee performance, morale, and satisfaction, not to mention acting as a safety net against potential fines and violations. Victoria will be a great asset in helping RG24seven expand this message on a global scale.”

Victoria Reed expressed her admiration for RG24seven’s commitment to social impact, their extensive training library, and the exceptional operational excellence led by Wendy and her team.

She said, “It is a tremendous privilege to join RG24seven in a more official capacity. Our shared values emphasize the crucial need for training gambling employees and safeguarding players, all while ensuring that operators can achieve commercial success.”

Reed added, “Our industry is only as strong as the people working within it and by ensuring everyone has access to compliance-grade, responsible training, we can help to sustain our industry and ensure our customers remain free from gambling harm.”

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