Tag Archives: Sheffield United

Oddschecker: The frantic finish to the football league season

As we approach the business end of the football season, it’s still all to play for in the always exhilarating Sky Bet English Football League. In the second tier, the promise of Premier League football is still in reach for a host of teams, with Millwall, Derby and a handful of others all desperately vying for a spot in the …

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Paddy Power offers Yorkshire Mayoral odds as devolution plan hits the Commons

Today will see Yorkshire’s bid for devolution take to the House of Commons as the county seeks more autonomy, including electing a mayor for the entire region. Paddy Power have slashed the odds on Yorkshire holding an independence referendum to 10/1, whilst also divulging the odds for the identity of the first mayor, should the county receive the devolved powers …

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Ladbrokes joins Sheffield United’s Premier League mission

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Ladbrokes has joined Sheffield United’s Premier League mission after agreeing a three-season deal to become the club’s new Official Stadium Betting Partner. The multi-channel betting and gaming brand has also gained a prominent presence on the Championship club’s social media channels to support betting activity prior to all games. This is in addition to the package of match-day advertising and …

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Simon Westbury – VSoftCo – Using professional footballers to increase the realism of virtual products

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VSoftCo has been in the news recently after agreeing a multi-year deal to integrate its branded football game VStriker and a branded variant of Spot The Ball on Leander Games. To mark the start of a busy summer for the virtual sports specialist, we caught up with the company’s sales director Simon Westbury to discuss motion capture filming at Bramall …

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VSoftCo – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

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SBC caught up with Simon Westbury, Managing Director for Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) sponsor VSoftCo, to discuss his company’s approach to virtual sports betting, why he was attracted to the event and which parts of the Stamford Bridge conference agenda he is most looking forward to. SBC: Having also sponsored last year’s Betting on Sports conference, what is …

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VsoftCo strengthens its relationship with Sheffield United FC

VsoftCo has undertaken a week of motion capture filming at Sheffield United Football Club, to continue the development of its Fantastic League virtual games portfolio. The motion capture work carried out by VsoftCo, a software development company in the global virtual sports market, focused on developing new sequences to be incorporated into its Real Time rendered football game. The company …

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VsoftCo teams up with football comic to create VStriker

VSoftCo, a software development company in the global virtual sports market, has teamed up with football comic Striker to create VStriker, the world’s first branded virtual soccer game. VStriker Ltd will be a joint venture for Striker creator Pete Nash and VSoftCo, who will produce 3D-animated versions of an online betting game and a social game based on a new …

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Betsafe nets In-Stadium partnership with Sheffield United

Betsson AB online betting subsidiary Betsafe has been announced as official ‘In-stadium Betting Partner’ of Yorkshire football club Sheffield United for the 2016/17 English Football League One season. Confirming the partnership, Sheffield United will promote the Betsafe brand within high visibility areas at Bramall Lane (capacity 32,000) during its season 2016/17 matches. Betsafe marketing further revealed that the in-stadium partnership …

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BOF Blog – Clubbing Together – Opportunities in Football

Morning session 1 of Betting on Football (BOF), examines whether betting operators are maximising the full potential of partnerships within the sport. Taking the perspective of football club senior management, panellists examine how betting brands can maximise exposure, calculate ROI on sponsorship and build lasting partnership that are effective to the affinity of the fans and clubs Session Panel SBC …

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