Peer-to-peer pools provider i-pools has announced the launch of the ‘Telegraph Predictor’ (predictor.telegraph.co.uk/) in partnership with news publisher Telegraph Media Group.
Serviced through the i-pools network, the Telegraph Predictor game will allow players to create and share their own tournaments as well as join any of the network’s simple to play betting games.
The platform currently serves 19 sports, including football, horse racing, UFC, golf and darts, across a range of Last Man Standing, Tipping, Daily Fantasy and Predictor formats, available for both free-play and real-money games at any stake level
Tristan McDonald, founder and managing director of i-pools commented on the partnership: “Telegraph Fantasy Football is a national institution, and we are really excited to partner with one of the most innovative operators in that space. We have designed i-pools to offer partners a suite of games, tournaments and competitions that bridge the gap between their traditional fantasy games and fixed odds sports betting.
“The integration of a network of play-for-money games provides daily revenue-generating promotions, as well as the opportunity to deliver audience engagement via free-to-play games for the Telegraph as well as their advertisers and brand partners.”
i-pools management detailed that it was actively looking for new high coverage partners to grow its prediction network throughout 2017.
Steve Stiles, Head of Interactive Sport & Gaming, Telegraph Media Group backed i-pools as its new partner stating: “Telegraph Predictor is a key strategic launch in our plans for developing our range of betting and gaming services. By teaming up with i-pools, the only B2B provider offering a multi-sport and multi-game format network, we are providing our players with a unique, user-friendly, series of games with real-time updates which are tailored to meet the demands our audience.
“We love the fact that i-pools have already developed a loyalty programme providing users with meaningful bonusing based on activity, Halls of Fame and Achievements to unlock, as well as having a deep understanding of social sharing, which we anticipate will enhance our players’ in-play tournament experience and drive increased engagement.”