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UK Tote Bets Via TV Remote Control

Wednesday, 12th July 2006

We-Have-Seen-The-Future Update: Sky Bet announced "it is the 1st UK bookmaker to offer customers the option of betting on the full range of Tote betting products simply by pressing the interactive red button on the Sky TV remote control" reported racenews.co.uk. In addition to Sky Bet's existing fixed odds betting on interactive TV, customers "will now be able to bet directly into the tote pools for win, place, exacta, trifecta, jackpot, placepot, quadpot & scoop6 bets offered by the tote". Customers "will be able to watch all the action while placing bets into Tote pools through Sky Bet's unique picture-in-picture facility allowing viewers to monitor Tote pool prices while placing their bets".

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