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Crown Direct And Visual Sports To Partner On RealSoccer In The UK!

Coin-op news.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

February 16, 2006 - Toronto, Canada - Aldo Gallone, CEO, Visual Sports Systems (VSS), today announced the appointment of Crown Leisure as the exclusive Distributor for the VSS products in the UK/EIRE after launching 'RealSoccer Junior' at Amusement Trade Exhibition International (ATEI).

Joanne Broeders, Director of International sales said upon her return from the ATEI show, "We have known for a long time that utilizing our technology to create a "junior" version of our successful RealSports MAX simulator was a must and we are pleased to finally have it available for our coin-op customers. The overwhelming enthusiasm demonstrated by both guests and exhibitors has confirmed our forecast. We were fortunate to find the right partners in Crown and look forward to a long and prosperous association."

Dean Harding, Sales Director, Crown, enthused, "We were very pleased to have RealSoccer on our stand this year. The crowds proved that the market in the UK will be vast and enduring for this product and we were steadfast in our desire to be the first to offer it. We have had the games on test now for a few months and are more than pleased with the outstanding and steady earnings as are the location operators."

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Crown Leisure, have two distribution - based companies in the UK, Crown Direct and Deith Leisure with a combined sales force of 17 people. Crown and Deith distribute from Galashiels (Scotland), Preston and London.

For more information about Crown, please visit or call :

Dean Harding, Sales Director at +44 (0)1772 694 246 Direct Dial or Mobile - +44 (0)7881 500 619.


Visual Sports Systems (VSS) is the manufacturer of the PROPRIETARY "MicroSight" object tracking system utilized in the VSS suite of sports simulators, the MAX system for coin-op, the RealSports Compact and RealSports Golf. REALSOCCER JR is the latest arcade offering from the company. Founded in 1999 by Aldo Gallone, Peter Muellerchen and Jeff Richardson, the Company is headquartered in Toronto. For further information about Visual Sports, please visit or call :

Joanne Broeders, Sales Director at +1 416-871-4932 Email: [email protected]

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