The GeoComply Remote Darts League (RDL) second league has begun! 16 professional players worldwide have been invited to join season 2, including one of our very own Magic Darts’ sponsored Player Stacey Pace!
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Stacey “The Raven” Pace is the highest WDF ranked female American in the U.S. and ranked 25th overall in the world. We are delighted to see her take on some of the world’s best-including fellow American competitors Larry Butler and Joe Chaney.
Join us in wishing The Raven the best of luck as she competes against four finalists from the first Remote Darts League season and three other top-ranked women. Ten countries are involved this time around spread across three continents: North America, Australia and of course Europe.
Here is the list of players-shown with WDF ranking, name and country:
4 Darren Herewini – New Zealand
16 David Cameron – Canada
223 James Richardson – England
8 Jim Williams – Wales
41 Joe Chaney – USA
30 John O’Shea – Republic of Ireland
168 Justin Thompson – Australia
52 Larry Butler – USA
8 Laura Turner – England
6 Lorraine Winstanley – England
25 Paul Hogan – England
27 Richard Veenstra – Netherlands
25 Stacey Pace – USA
3 Thibault Tricole – France
13 Tina Osborne – New Zealand
110 Tony O’Shea – England-s
It’s pretty incredible to see such a varied list of quality international players participating remotely around the world. The Remote Darts League started May 18th and will end June 8th.
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Legendary MC “Little” Richard Ashdown returns as the master of ceremonies introducing the league at the start of the live streams, interviewing the players and calling the matches.
At the completion of the round-robin, we will see the league move into knockout finals beginning early June. The top 4 advance into the semi-finals then the completion of the league with a finale to crown Season 2’s winner! James “Ruthless” Richardson hopes to defend his title as reigning champion from Season 1.
Here is the latest news as explained by the RDL on their Season 2:
Link to original article: https://www.remotedartsleague.com/latest-news/round-2-the-geocomply-remote-darts-league
There will be 120 league matches for three weeks culminating in a knockout finals day at the beginning of June. With £35k of prizes in the pot, there are international bragging rights not to mention the battle of the sexes this time round.
“It’s certainly ambitious,” says Kevin Dale from host organization Farawaysports. “RDL1 was a challenge, but through the platform supplier FSB we were able to establish a unique live contest complete with data feeds, odds feeds, video feeds, Youtube channels and widespread bookmaker distribution across Europe. This time around, we’re going global.”
RDL are also proud to welcome GeoComply, as their title sponsor. Since launching in 2011, GeoComply has become the North American iGaming industry’s trusted solution for reliable, secure and accurate geolocation services. This North American theme also extends to players and distribution too.
“It’s great to see four top North American darts players including Larry Butler, Stacey Pace, Joe Chaney and David Cameron in the new GeoComply Remote Darts League,” says David Briggs, CEO of GeoComply. “With league approval from regulators in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the 120+ matches will be traded across a range of US sportsbooks.”
Whilst the world of sport is making a tentative return to the pitches and courts, stadiums will be empty. Meanwhile, travel restrictions will make international events even more difficult. The GeoComply Remote Darts League is a fantastic advertisement for live international sport and with its growing acceptance, may run for some time yet – even beyond lockdown.
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