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Vital virtuals: how virtual sports capitalised on coronavirus

With the sports shutdown slowly starting to lift, EGR Technology explores the role of virtual sports in the betting ecosystem, how coronavirus provided a silver lining and what the future holds for the vertical

At the start of April, as the UK settled into its first fortnight of coronavirus-enforced lockdown, 4.8 million people watched Potters Corner romp home to victory in the Grand National. Except they didn’t. The pounding of hooves and the hollering of the crowds were there. The jockeys too. But this wasn’t real life. The Virtual…

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