UK bookmaker Coral has extended its virtual sports agreement with Inspired Gaming Group to include mobile.

Inspired currently provides Coral with seven channels of virtual sports through the operator’s retail and online outlets, equivalent to some 3,000 events a day. These channels featuring horse racing, greyhounds, football, tennis, motorsports, speedway and cycling will now also be available to mobile customers.

Steve Rogers, senior vice president for virtual sports and mobile at Inspired, commented: “We are thrilled to be fulfilling the omni-channel model with Coral. Inspired’s Virtual Sports perfectly lends itself to mobile, enabling players to make simple and quick bets anytime, anywhere.

“Inspired has led the industry charge for virtual sports on mobile, which is a huge area of growth for operators,” he added. “We are committed to lead, advise and maximize the mobile opportunity – some of our customers are already reporting that their virtual income on mobile is over-taking their virtual income on desktop.”

Coral’s sportsbook director Keith O'Loughlin added: “Our mobile penetration is ahead of the competition, in part because of our rich mix of content and simple functionality. Our deal with Inspired means that we will have the best sports channels available to our customers, in shop, online and now on their mobiles, allowing them to move seamlessly from one platform to the next – all with our single wallet.”

Gala Coral recently added a host of mobile content from Inspired, selecting the supplier’s Virgo remote gaming server for new games across, and


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