Player One has extended its impressive list of mobile sports rights, securing an exclusive, worldwide deal with Darts' most powerful governing body, the Professional Darts Corporation.
As part of the rights, Player One will launch the first ever fully licensed PDC World Championship mobile game, featuring the World’s leading players. The game will coincide with the two week event in December at Alexandra Palace, the new home for the greatest darts show on earth!
Player One will also represent selective new media rights in certain territories, offering operators access to live streaming, clips and interviews from some of the sports top tournaments, including The World Match-play, World Grand Prix, Las Vegas Desert Classic, UK Open and the Premier League.
Pete Russell, Player One’s Managing Director is delighted with the partnership,‘This is a significant deal for Player One. It is fantastic to be working with such a progressive organisation such as the PDC and believe there is a significant opportunity to grow the mobile community for darts around the world. For Player One it re-enforces our position as the leading provider of top quality mobile sports entertainment’
Barry Hearn, the PDC Chairman, commented,‘Darts has seen significant growth in popularity over the past few years and we are committed to ensure darts fans around the world get access to our product. Mobile is becoming an important platform for us and we are delighted to be working with Player One who have a strong track record in this area’
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Player One Sports
Player One Sports was launched as a new division of Player One during summer 2006. The new division has been set up to work on, and expand, Player One’s already impressive stable of clients to deliver multi-channel sports content to mobile operators around the world.
As well as traditional content, such as games, wallpapers and ringtones linked to specific sporting personalities, Player One Sports’ expanding portfolio will include interactive mobishows, live streaming and video, all relating to popular sporting events. www.playeronemobile.com
About Player One Limited
Player One Ltd is a leading global mobile content provider and games publisher, leveraging World renowned sports and entertainment IP. Formed in 1999, the company has grown its stable of properties across a range of applications and platforms including Java and BREW and holds a rapidly expanding library of high quality sports and entertainment brand licenses content featuring some of the strongest brands in sport.
Recent successes include the acclaimed mobile phone games,“Ronnie O’Sullivan Snooker”,“Pokermillion”,“Michael Vaughan's International Cricket”,“Manchester United's 6-a-side Soccer”,“Jenson Button Grand Prix Racer”“Mike Tyson Boxing” and“The Grand National”, Table Tennis and Pool Star, Tribal Baseball, Premier league snooker, Phil Taylor Darts
Player One - Licence Partners
IFPL, Pokermillion, Frankie Dettori, Michael Vaughan, Freddie Flintoff, Steve Davis, British&Irish Lions, Davis Cup, Young Bond, Darren Clarke, Ronnie O'Sullivan, RBS 6 Nations, Matchroom Sports, Phil Taylor, PDC
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