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Sky Racing World Launches Australian Harness Racing Product in North America

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North Americans can now watch and wager on Australian harness racing through Tabcorp subsidiary’s content distribution to North American ADWs

 

Sky Racing World, the Louisville, Kentucky-based distributor of international horse-racing content and subsidiary of Australian wagering operator Tabcorp, has launched harness racing from multiple Australian states in North America. From Oct. 7th, 2018, Sky Racing World’s North American advance depositing wagering (ADW) partners will offer simulcast wagering on harness racing from Australia every Sunday and Monday night EDT/PDT.

Following harness runner Lazarus’ winning American debut on Aug. 10th at Hoosier Park, Indiana, US racing fans’ appetite for Southern Hemisphere harness racing has never been stronger. Sky Racing World will serve increased North American demand by providing simulcast wagering from major trot races run in New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia, to its more than 70 US ADW partners, including TVG, TwinSpires, Xpressbet, NYRABets, WatchandWager, HPIbet, AmWager, and BetAmerica

Bet types, including 20-cent Trifecta combinations, will remain consistent with those offered on standard Australian racing for the upcoming harness races, which start this Sunday, Oct. 7th, at Maryborough Harness Racing Club, in Victoria, with first post at 10:42 p.m. EDT (or 7:42 p.m. PDT). The following night’s harness racing starts at 10:39 p.m. EDT (or 7:39 p.m. PDT) from Tabcorp Menangle Park, in New South Wales.

The following weekend’s harness racing runs at Victoria’s Yarra Valley from 10:39 p.m. EDT (or 7:39 p.m. PDT) on Sunday, Oct. 14th, before returning to Menangle from 10:42 p.m. EDT (or 7:42 p.m. PDT) the following night.

Australian harness racing in October will climax with races at South Australia’s Globe Derby Park on Sunday, Oct. 21st from 10:12 p.m. EDT (7:12 p.m. PDT); at Menangle again on Monday, Oct. 22nd from 10:47 p.m. EDT (7:47 p.m. PDT); at Victoria’s Hamilton Harness track on Oct. 28th from 10:34 p.m. EDT (7:34 p.m. PDT); and at Menangle on Oct. 29th from 10:47 p.m. EDT (7:47 p.m. PDT).

Past performances for these and subsequent harness races will be available on Sky Racing World’s website, which also features expert picks. The track codes for wagering on all harness races will be either AU1 (codes for thoroughbred racing will remain AUS, AUB, AUC or AUD).

David Haslett, President and CEO, at Sky Racing World, said: “US harness racing has been available in Australia for several years, so we’re excited to extend the two markets’ relationship by bringing the best Australian harness racing to North America, where interest is just as strong. Harness racing complements our core Australian thoroughbred racing product, which continues to hold the international spotlight following the history-making performances of horses like Winx.”

Contact Sky Racing World for more information on its harness racing product.

 

About Sky Racing World:
Founded in 2014, Sky Racing World is the exclusive North American distributor of thoroughbred and harness horse-racing from races taking place across Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

The company, a subsidiary of Tabcorp, Australia’s biggest wagering and entertainment company, provides Australian, New Zealand, South African and South Korean racing content for simulcast horse-racing wagering to over 70 US-facing advance deposit wagering (ADW) brands, including TVG, NYRABets, TwinSpires.com, Xpressbet.com, HPiBet, Watch and Wager, and BetAmerica.com. In addition, Sky Racing World provides Australian racing content for simulcast horse-wagering wagering to over 425 horse-racing tracks and off-track betting (OTB) outlets in USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

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50 flavors of Endorphina at London event in 2019

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When it comes to international exhibitions there are certain exhibiting companies that immediately catch attendee´s attention with their promo. As usually, Endorphina was one of these companies during the main igaming event of the year – ICE London.

What was Endorphina´s booth all about then?

This time, Endorphina wasn´t playing any games and brought in a guest star from the US – Erik Cavanaugh, who has already won the hearts of millions with his passion for dancing and challenging stereotypes of a dancer’s body. Erik’s been viewed over 90 million times worldwide and his fame is still rising. His videos and interviews were published by major publications like People Magazine, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Forbes, and more. During each performance there was a crowd watching Erik, cheering and admiring his graceful moves. Trust us, it was an impeccable performance!

We had a chance to ask Erik about his feelings regarding the event:

“I am so excited to be performing with Endorphina at ICE London and getting to show to the attendees that Dancers Come In All Sizes! This is my first time ever performing live in Europe and I couldn’t be more excited!”

Endorphina´s stand was buzzing all the time. Many people came to try their luck in Wheel of Fortune to win a huge collection of prizes – from witty branded cans, a very own Endorphina cookbook or custom Endorphina slides and branded socks. Provider´s slides and socks with designs of successful game titles were the most popular prizes and made more than one attendee of the show come back to their stand for a second chance to win it. And the rest was exploring provider´s latest games and business opportunities.

Did you witness the guy who impressed America with his charm and talent at the show? Or did you win some of the branded goods? Let us know!

 

Learn more about Endorphina: https://endorphina.com/about

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Battle for Humanity’s Survival in Pariplay’s New Zombies Gone Wild Video Slot

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iGaming software provider pits zombie hunters against the undead in this action-packed offering

 

Pariplay Ltd., a gaming technology company serving iGaming operators, land-based casinos and lotteries, has released Zombies Gone Wild, an original online video slot inspired by pop culture’s deep-rooted fascination with the living dead. Engaging characters, an atmospheric soundtrack and an array of exciting gameplay features, will have players of all experience players feeling like they are part of humanity’s last stand for survival.

Pariplay’s Zombies Gone Wild features 50 lines that pay both ways for even bigger rewards as well as a collection of wilds, free spins and jackpots. Ratcheting up the adrenaline pumping action are the expanding Mega Wilds, which occur when one of the game’s three heroic zombie hunters are exposed to radiation and become Wild zombies. During the ensuing free spins, the hunter expands to increase the chances of winning.

The game also features three jackpots, each of which corresponds to one of the three zombie hunters. Players can contribute to the value of these respective jackpots with a winning line that includes a Wild zombie hunter symbol. The jackpot values are tracked with separate progress bars, which when full award multipliers of x25, x75 or x200 of the bet amount, respectively.

Other game highlights include the free spins feature, which awards up to 20 spins and can be retriggered up to three times with the initial number of spins awarded. Offered in over 20 languages, Zombies Gone Wild appeals to a broad audience with its thrilling combination of vile zombie hordes and formidable heroes, that latter of which wield a skateboard, katana and chainsaw as their respective weapons of choice.

Zombies Gone Wild also benefits players with an attractive 95.88% return-to-player (RTP) rate, while its development in HTML5 supports gameplay across mobile phones, desktops and other devices. The game also features a mobile portrait mode, allowing players to easily switch to one-handed gameplay.

Certified by gambling regulators in the UK, Isle of Man and Malta, the slot is the latest addition to Pariplay’s growing portfolio of over 100 online casino games. Alongside its original and branded slot titles, the company also provides a selection of online scratch cards, bingo games and instant win titles.

Richard Mintz, Commercial and Marketing Director at Pariplay, said: “When designing Zombies Gone Wild, we knew it was important to give players a game that not only looked great but was also true to the spirit of a genre that holds such an important place in modern pop culture. That combined with our commitment to maximum entertainment, engagement and unique gameplay features, ensures that players of all experience levels will be eager to return to a world packed with rewards and adventure.”

For more information about the Zombies Gone Wild slot launch, contact Pariplay.

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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports January Fantasy Contests Revenue

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The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted on its web site the January Fantasy Contests Revenue Report. The report provides a breakdown on fees collected from the play of Pennsylvania participants, Fantasy Contests Operators’ adjusted revenue, and tax revenue due to the Commonwealth. The report can be found at www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov.

Fantasy adjusted revenue for January was $2,116,499 compared to adjusted revenue of $2,860,503 in December 2018.

Tax revenue is derived through a 15% assessment on the adjusted revenue reported by the Fantasy Contest Operators and is deposited into the Commonwealth General Fund. This resulted in tax revenue generated during January of $317,475. Seven of the Fantasy Contest Operators reported tax revenue due.

Fantasy revenue and tax revenue for each of the providers for January 2019 is displayed in the following table:

Fantasy Contest Provider

January 2019

Fantasy Contest

Adjusted Revenue

January 2019

State Tax Due

DraftKings

$1,026,565.22

$153,984.78

FanDuel

$998,218.08

$149,732.71

Yahoo Fantasy Sports

$41,878.21

$6,281.73

DRAFT

$35,986.44

$5,397.97

Sportshub Technologies

$8,795.00

$1,319.00

Fantasy Draft

$4,201.20

$630.18

Boom Fantasy

$854.78

$128.22

Total

$2,116,498.93

$317,474.59

 

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state’s casino industry, including sports wagering offered currently at six locations. The oversight also includes other new gaming initiatives, expected to be launched in the coming months, which were created through Act 42 of 2017, an amendment to the Race Horse Development and Gaming Act.

The Commonwealth’s casino industry currently consists of 10 stand-alone and racetrack casinos in operation, along with the two smaller resort casinos.  These facilities collectively employ nearly 17,000 people and annually generate approximately $1.4 billion in tax revenue from slot machine and table games play. The largest portion of that money is used for property tax reduction to Pennsylvania homeowners.

Additional information about both the PGCB’s gaming regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania’s gaming industry can be found at gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov. You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.

Source: Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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