Sportech’s Bump 50:50 Selected by Colorado Amateur Hockey Association

Bump 50:50, a division of Sportech Racing // Digital, announced that they have been selected by the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association (“CAHA”) to supply technologies and services for50/50 charitable raffles at 2015-16 Colorado Avalanche games.

From the start of the upcoming season, Bump 50:50 will deliver point-of-sale software, hardware and central processing services, as well as program design and coordination, sales team training, reporting, and data analytics.While the Bump 50:50 system is only currently available at Colorado Avalanche games, Bump 50:50, CAHA and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment are working together to hopefully bring fundraising opportunities using the Bump 50:50 system to Denver Nuggets and Colorado Mammoth games at the Pepsi Center.

As the industry’s most technologically advanced provider of 50/50 raffles, Bump 50:50 is continually investing in new features and services. Fans in Coloradowill now enjoy the ability to purchase 50/50 raffle tickets for not only cash but with credit cardsas well – a feature that Bump 50:50 introduced this summer for the first time in charitable raffle history, and one that only Bump 50:50 currently offers. Fans will also have the ability to opt-in to receive text notification of winners.

In addition, the Bump 50:50systemis the only 50/50 raffle system on the market today to receive the top-level version 1.1v Gaming Laboratories International GLI-31 certification for Electronic Raffle Systems. This independent certification provides further evidence of the credibility and integrity of the Bump 50:50 system, and underscores the company’s commitment to delivering the most advanced raffle systems available.

Dan Tanenbaum, President of Bump 50:50, stated, “We are excited to provideall involved with a Bump 50:50 solution, and to support the vital work of the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association and Kroenke Sports Charities, who will both directly benefit from the proceeds raised through the use of the Bump 50:50 system. We continually provide enhancements to our system, and we are confidentour latest new features – including credit card acceptance and text notifications –will encourage participation, and deliver results for the CAHA.”

Extension of PUSU deadline 9th October 2015

Sportech PLC (“Sportech” or the “Company”)

Further extension to deadline under Rule 2.6(c) of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the “Code”)

On 14 August 2015 the Board of Sportech announced that it had received a proposal from Contagious Gaming Inc. (“Contagious Gaming“), a Toronto-listed gaming and software supplier, regarding a possible recommended offer for the whole of the issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

The proposal is subject to due diligence, Contagious Gaming raising suitable financing and Contagious Gaming receiving a significant level of support for the proposal from Sportech shareholders.

The deadline for Contagious Gaming to either announce a firm intention to make an offer for Sportech in accordance with Rule 2.7 of the Code or announce that it does not intend to make an offer, in which case the announcement will be treated as a statement to which Rule 2.8 of the Code applies, was originally 5.00 p.m. on 11 September 2015. This was subsequently extended, with the consent of the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers (the “Panel”), to by no later than 5.00 p.m. on 9 October 2015.

In accordance with Rule 2.6(c) of the Code, the Board of Sportech have requested that the Panel extend the relevant deadline, as referred to above, to enable the parties to continue their discussions regarding a possible offer. Accordingly, an extension has been granted by the Panel and Contagious Gaming must, by no later than 5.00 p.m. on 6 November 2015, either announce a firm intention to make an offer for Sportech in accordance with Rule 2.7 of the Code or announce that it does not intend to make an offer, in which case the announcement will be treated as a statement to which Rule 2.8 of the Code applies. This deadline will only be extended with the consent of the Panel.

A further announcement will be made when appropriate. In the meantime, Sportech shareholders are advised by the Board to take no action. There can be no certainty that any formal offer for the Company will be forthcoming, nor as to the terms of any such formal offer.

This announcement has not been made with the agreement or approval of Contagious Gaming.

Enquiries:

Sportech PLC Tel: +44 (0)20 7268 2400
Ian Penrose, Chief Executive
Cliff Baty, Chief Financial Officer

Investec Bank plc (Financial adviser and broker to Sportech) Tel: +44 (0)20 7597 4000

Chris Treneman
James Rudd Patrick Robb (Corporate Broking)
Henry Reast (Corporate Broking)

Brunswick Group LLP Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 5959
Mike Smith, Rosheeka Field

Dealing disclosure requirements

Under Rule 8.3(a) of the Code, any person who is interested in 1% or more of any class of relevant securities of an offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror (being any offeror other than an offeror in respect of which it has been announced that its offer is, or is likely to be, solely in cash) must make an Opening Position Disclosure following the commencement of the offer period and, if later, following the announcement in which any securities exchange offeror is first identified. An Opening Position Disclosure must contain details of the person’s interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any securities exchange offeror(s). An Opening Position Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(a) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the 10th business day following the commencement of the offer period and, if appropriate, by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the 10th business day following the announcement in which any securities exchange offeror is first identified. Relevant persons who deal in the relevant securities of the offeree company or of a securities exchange offeror prior to the deadline for making an Opening Position Disclosure must instead make a Dealing Disclosure.

Under Rule 8.3(b) of the Code, any person who is, or becomes, interested in 1% or more of any class of relevant securities of the offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror must make a Dealing Disclosure if the person deals in any relevant securities of the offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror. A Dealing Disclosure must contain details of the dealing concerned and of the person’s interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any securities exchange offeror(s), save to the extent that these details have previously been disclosed under Rule 8. A Dealing Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(b) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the business day following the date of the relevant dealing.

If two or more persons act together pursuant to an agreement or understanding, whether formal or informal, to acquire or control an interest in relevant securities of an offeree company or a securities exchange offeror, they will be deemed to be a single person for the purpose of Rule 8.3.

Opening Position Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company and by any offeror and Dealing Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company, by any offeror and by any persons acting in concert with any of them (see Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4).

Details of the offeree and offeror companies in respect of whose relevant securities Opening Position Disclosures and Dealing Disclosures must be made can be found in the Disclosure Table on the Takeover Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk, including details of the number of relevant securities in issue, when the offer period commenced and when any offeror was first identified. You should contact the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit on +44 (0)20 7638 0129 if you are in any doubt as to whether you are required to make an Opening Position Disclosure or a Dealing Disclosure.

No offer or solicitation
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or an invitation to subscribe for, purchase or exchange, any securities or the solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction, nor shall there be any sale, issuance, exchange or transfer of the securities referred to in this announcement in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable law.

Rule 26.1 disclosure
In accordance with Rule 26.1 of the Code, a copy of this announcement will be available on the Sportech website by no later than 12 noon on the business day following the date of this announcement: www.sportechplc.com / www.sportechplc.com/media-and-news/press-releases/2015.

Other
Investec Bank plc, which is authorised in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, is acting as financial adviser to Sportech and no-one else in connection with the subject matter of this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Sportech for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in connection with the subject matter of this announcement.

MyWinners.com Partners with TimeformUS to Sell its Past Performance Products

MyWinners.com Partners with TimeformUS to Sell its Past Performance Products

MyWinners.com, owned and operated by Sportech Venues, Inc., and offering online wagering in the State of Connecticut, has partnered with TimeformUS, the leading innovator of horseracing past performance products, to integrate its digital handicapping suite through the MyWinners wagering interface.

Designed for the digital customer, TimeformUS is groundbreaking in content, display, and speed, giving horseplayers the tools to understand races faster and more deeply. Data visualizations such as ‘The TimeformUS Pace Projector™’ have emerged as a key driver in the ongoing migration of horseplayers from traditional print handicapping products to digital content.

MyWinners.com, the only website legally permitted to offer online horse-racing wagering to players in the state of Connecticut, is offering the TimeformUS product within its handicapping store to all of its players. In addition, players who wager on the track they purchase the product for will be reimbursed the cost of the product.

“By partnering with TimeformUS, MyWinners.com is embracing a modern past performance product for the digital age,” said MyWinners GM, Josh Tepper. “We feel the innovation and forward thinking products created by TimeformUS will fit our mobile and web users perfectly.”

TimeformUS CEO Marc Attenberg added: “We are excited to deliver a tightly-integrated user experience on MyWinners.com, and look forward to developing content with their team across a variety of digital platforms. Together, we’ll grow handle by making the game easier to play.”

Sportech Venues and MyWinners.com partner with DraftDay Gaming Group

Sportech Venues and MyWinners.com partner with DraftDay Gaming Group to Provide Daily Fantasy Sports to Connecticut Customers

Sportech Venues, a division of Sportech PLC, is pleased to announce a partnership with DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc. (“DraftDay”) to provide a white-label daily fantasy sports platform, named MyWinners Fantasy (www.mywinnersfantasy.com), for customers at 14 wagering venues throughout Connecticut, and online at MyWinners.com.
Sportech Venues’ locations, branded as ‘Winners’, range from local betting parlors to a 50,000 square foot flagship venue, Bobby V’s Restaurant and Sports Bar (located adjacent to Bradley International Airport), the next generation in premier sports entertainment and wagering venues. Sportech’s second Bobby V’s flagship Sports Bar & Restaurant with wagering will open in Stamford, CT.

MyWinners.com is Connecticut’s only legal online racing betting site, offering wagers on top thoroughbred, harness, and greyhound tracks from across the country and the world.
The DraftDay platform provides Winners with an exciting new product, catering to a wider, younger demographic, in addition to the existing customer base within Winners’ successful wagering venues. “It’s another great product to play when visiting our locations or when online,” said Ted Taylor, President of Sportech Venues, Inc.

“With the popularity of daily fantasy sports at an all-time high, bringing the power of the DraftDay network to MyWinners.com customers was a logical next step,” added Josh Tepper, General Manager of MyWinners.com. “We hope to provide our players with the same excitement and thrill that they enjoy with our racing content.”

DraftDay is the market leading business-to-business daily fantasy sports platform, and is well-positioned to become an even more significant player in the explosive fantasy sports industry, by building partnerships within the regulated gaming, racing and media industries. By establishing the preeminent B2B daily fantasy sports partnership network, with six partners signed and in various stages of production, DraftDay is creating innovative digital content for organizations to increase their product range for customers, and to protect their valuable databases.

“DraftDay is excited to have Sportech as our first regulated gaming partner to join our B2B network,” said Nic Sulsky, President of DraftDay. “Bringing this trusted gaming company into our network establishes credibility and lays the ideal foundation for our imminent growth.”

PUSU extension announcement 11th September 2015

Sportech PLC (“Sportech” or the “Company”)

Extension to deadline under Rule 2.6(c) of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the “Code”)

On 14 August 2015 the Board of Sportech announced that it had received a proposal from Contagious Gaming Inc. (“Contagious Gaming“), a Toronto-listed gaming and software supplier, regarding a possible recommended offer for the whole of the issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

The proposal is subject to due diligence, Contagious Gaming raising suitable financing and Contagious Gaming receiving a significant level of support for the proposal from Sportech shareholders.

In accordance with Rule 2.6(a) of the Code, Contagious Gaming was required, by not later than 5.00 p.m. on 11 September 2015, to either announce a firm intention to make an offer for Sportech in accordance with Rule 2.7 of the Code or announce that it does not intend to make an offer, in which case the announcement will be treated as a statement to which Rule 2.8 of the Code applies.

In accordance with Rule 2.6(c) of the Code, the Board of Sportech have requested that the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers (the “Panel”) extend the relevant deadline, as referred to above, to enable the parties to continue their discussions regarding a possible offer. Accordingly, an extension has been granted by the Panel and Contagious Gaming must, by no later than 5.00 p.m. on 9 October 2015, either announce a firm intention to make an offer for Sportech in accordance with Rule 2.7 of the Code or announce that it does not intend to make an offer, in which case the announcement will be treated as a statement to which Rule 2.8 of the Code applies. This deadline will only be extended with the consent of the Panel.

A further announcement will be made when appropriate. In the meantime, Sportech shareholders are advised by the Board to take no action. There can be no certainty that any formal offer for the Company will be forthcoming, nor as to the terms of any such formal offer.

This announcement has not been made with the agreement or approval of Contagious Gaming.

Enquiries:
Sportech PLC Tel: +44 (0)20 7268 2400
Ian Penrose, Chief Executive
Cliff Baty, Chief Financial Officer

Investec Bank plc (Financial adviser and broker to Sportech) Tel: +44 (0)20 7597 4000

Chris Treneman
James Rudd
Patrick Robb (Corporate Broking)
Henry Reast (Corporate Broking)

Brunswick Group LLP Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 5959
Mike Smith, Rosheeka Field

Dealing disclosure requirements

Under Rule 8.3(a) of the Code, any person who is interested in 1% or more of any class of relevant securities of an offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror (being any offeror other than an offeror in respect of which it has been announced that its offer is, or is likely to be, solely in cash) must make an Opening Position Disclosure following the commencement of the offer period and, if later, following the announcement in which any securities exchange offeror is first identified. An Opening Position Disclosure must contain details of the person’s interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any securities exchange offeror(s). An Opening Position Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(a) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the 10th business day following the commencement of the offer period and, if appropriate, by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the 10th business day following the announcement in which any securities exchange offeror is first identified. Relevant persons who deal in the relevant securities of the offeree company or of a securities exchange offeror prior to the deadline for making an Opening Position Disclosure must instead make a Dealing Disclosure.

Under Rule 8.3(b) of the Code, any person who is, or becomes, interested in 1% or more of any class of relevant securities of the offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror must make a Dealing Disclosure if the person deals in any relevant securities of the offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror. A Dealing Disclosure must contain details of the dealing concerned and of the person’s interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any securities exchange offeror(s), save to the extent that these details have previously been disclosed under Rule 8. A Dealing Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(b) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the business day following the date of the relevant dealing.

If two or more persons act together pursuant to an agreement or understanding, whether formal or informal, to acquire or control an interest in relevant securities of an offeree company or a securities exchange offeror, they will be deemed to be a single person for the purpose of Rule 8.3.

Opening Position Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company and by any offeror and Dealing Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company, by any offeror and by any persons acting in concert with any of them (see Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4).

Details of the offeree and offeror companies in respect of whose relevant securities Opening Position Disclosures and Dealing Disclosures must be made can be found in the Disclosure Table on the Takeover Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk, including details of the number of relevant securities in issue, when the offer period commenced and when any offeror was first identified. You should contact the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit on +44 (0)20 7638 0129 if you are in any doubt as to whether you are required to make an Opening Position Disclosure or a Dealing Disclosure.

No offer or solicitation
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or an invitation to subscribe for, purchase or exchange, any securities or the solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction, nor shall there be any sale, issuance, exchange or transfer of the securities referred to in this announcement in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable law.

Rule 26.1 disclosure
In accordance with Rule 26.1 of the Code, a copy of this announcement will be available on the Sportech website by no later than 12 noon on the business day following the date of this announcement: www.Sportechplc.com / www.sportechplc.com/investors

Other
Investec Bank plc, which is authorised in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, is acting as financial adviser to Sportech and no-one else in connection with the subject matter of this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Sportech for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in connection with the subject matter of this announcement.

Announcement 14th August 2015

Sportech PLC (“Sportech” or the “Company”)

Response to recent press speculation

The Board of Sportech notes the recent press speculation and confirms that it has received a proposal from Contagious Gaming Inc. (“Contagious Gaming“), a Toronto-listed gaming and software supplier, regarding a possible recommended offer for the whole of the issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

Any recommended offer from Contagious Gaming, if made, would be at a premium to Sportech’s current share price of 62.63p as at 13 August 2015 and would comprise a majority in cash and the balance in new Contagious Gaming shares. In addition, Sportech shareholders would also receive approximately half of the net proceeds in the event of a successful VAT repayment claim* on the “Spot the Ball” game, with the balance going to the then enlarged Contagious Gaming group.

The proposal is subject to due diligence, Contagious Gaming raising suitable financing and Contagious Gaming receiving a significant level of support for the proposal from Sportech shareholders.

A further announcement will be made when appropriate. In the meantime, Sportech shareholders are advised by the Board to take no action. There can be no certainty that any formal offer for the Company will be forthcoming, nor as to the terms of any such formal offer.

In accordance with Rule 2.6(a) of the Code, Contagious Gaming Inc. must, by not later than 5.00 p.m. on 11 September 2015, either announce a firm intention to make an offer for Sportech in accordance with Rule 2.7 of the Code or announce that it does not intend to make an offer, in which case the announcement will be treated as a statement to which Rule 2.8 of the Code applies. This deadline will only be extended with the consent of the Takeover Panel (“the Panel”).

This announcement has not been made with the agreement or approval of Contagious Gaming.

*Note regarding VAT repayment claim:

In March 2013, Sportech’s VAT claim in relation to “Spot the Ball” was successfully determined in the Group’s favour at the First-tier Tax Tribunal. In September 2014, this decision was reversed at the Upper Tribunal. The Group has been granted permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal. The appeal will be heard in November 2015. The claim is for approximately £97m including simple interest.

Enquiries:

Sportech PLC Tel: +44 (0)20 7268 2400
Ian Penrose, Chief Executive
Cliff Baty, Chief Financial Officer

Investec Bank plc (Financial adviser and broker to Tel: +44 (0)20 7597 4000 Sportech) Patrick Robb
Henry Reast

Brunswick Group LLP Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 5959
Mike Smith, Rosheeka Field

Dealing disclosure requirements

Under Rule 8.3(a) of the Code, any person who is interested in 1% or more of any class of relevant securities of an offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror (being any offeror other than an offeror in respect of which it has been announced that its offer is, or is likely to be, solely in cash) must make an Opening Position Disclosure following the commencement of the offer period and, if later, following the announcement in which any securities exchange offeror is first identified. An Opening Position Disclosure must contain details of the person’s interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any securities exchange offeror(s). An Opening Position Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(a) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the 10th business day following the commencement of the offer period and, if appropriate, by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the 10th business day following the announcement in which any securities exchange offeror is first identified. Relevant persons who deal in the relevant securities of the offeree company or of a securities exchange offeror prior to the deadline for making an Opening Position Disclosure must instead make a Dealing Disclosure. Under Rule 8.3(b) of the Code, any person who is, or becomes, interested in 1% or more of any class of relevant securities of the offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror must make a Dealing Disclosure if the person deals in any relevant securities of the offeree company or of any securities exchange offeror. A Dealing Disclosure must contain details of the dealing concerned and of the person’s interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any securities exchange offeror(s), save to the extent that these details have previously been disclosed under Rule 8. A Dealing Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(b) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 pm (London time) on the business day following the date of the relevant dealing.

If two or more persons act together pursuant to an agreement or understanding, whether formal or informal, to acquire or control an interest in relevant securities of an offeree company or a securities exchange offeror, they will be deemed to be a single person for the purpose of Rule 8.3.

Opening Position Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company and by any offeror and Dealing Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company, by any offeror and by any persons acting in concert with any of them (see Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4).

Details of the offeree and offeror companies in respect of whose relevant securities Opening Position Disclosures and Dealing Disclosures must be made can be found in the Disclosure Table on the Takeover Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk, including details of the number of relevant securities in issue, when the offer period commenced and when any offeror was first identified. You should contact the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit on +44 (0)20 7638 0129 if you are in any doubt as to whether you are required to make an Opening Position Disclosure or a Dealing Disclosure.

Relevant securities in issue
In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Code, Sportech confirms that, as at the close of business on 13 August 2015, its issued share capital comprised 206,238,048 ordinary shares of 50 pence each. The International Securities Identification Number for these securities is GB00B28ZPV64.

No offer or solicitation
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or an invitation to subscribe for, purchase or exchange, any securities or the solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction, nor shall there be any sale, issuance, exchange or transfer of the securities referred to in this announcement in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable law.

Rule 26.1 disclosure
In accordance with Rule 26.1 of the Code, a copy of this announcement will be available on the Sportech website by no later than 12 noon on the business day following the date of this announcement: www.Sportechplc.com / www.sportechplc.com/media-and-news/press-releases/2015.

Other
Investec Bank plc, which is authorised in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, is acting as financial adviser to Sportech and no-one else in connection with the subject matter of this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Sportech for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in connection with the subject matter of this announcement.

Bump 50:50 Sign Multiple New Agreements

Sportech’s Bump 50:50 Signs Multiple New Agreements to Provide 50/50 Raffles to Sports Teams and Entertainment Venues

Bump 50:50, a division of Sportech Racing//Digital, announced that they have been selected by a number of charitable foundations associated with professional sports outfits to provide technologies and services to execute 50/50 charitable raffles at sporting and entertainment events. These agreements cap a period of significant new customer acquisition activity and include the charitable organizations for:

• The Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League, scheduled to launch during pre-season in September 2015;
• The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, which launched a 50/50 raffle in June;
• The Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer, which launched in early July;
• The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix race, which was held June 7th;
• NASCAR’s Michigan International Speedway, which recently hit an all-time NASCAR raffle record at just over $75,000; and
• The Le Festival d’ete de Quebec in Quebec City, which was held July 9th to 19th.

Sportech’s Bump 50:50 provides point-of-sale software, hardware and central processing services, as well as program design and coordination, sales team training, reporting, and data analytics. Fans participating in Bump 50:50 raffles can now enjoy the convenience of the industry’s first credit card integration for raffle purchases, as well as the ability to opt-in to receive text notification of winners.

Dan Tanenbaum, President of Bump 50:50, stated, “We are very pleased to have been selected by these luminaries in the worlds of sports and entertainment to support their fundraising efforts. Since joining the Sportech Racing // Digital division last summer, Bump 50:50 has been on a significant customer acquisition trajectory, and we are very gratified to see that our investment in software, hardware and people is helping more and more foundations fulfill their vital charitable missions.”

New Owners of Emerald Downs and the Eldorado Resorts properties choose Sportech Racing and Digital

Sportech Racing and Digital is pleased to announce that it has signed new contracts to provide pari-mutuel betting technology and services to two key, long-term customers: Emerald Downs Racing LLC (“Emerald Downs”) and Eldorado Resorts, Inc., owner of Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort, Presque Isle Downs & Casino, and Scioto Downs Racino.

Under the new contracts, both negotiated with new owners, Sportech will deliver extensive equipment and software upgrades to both customers. Emerald Downs, the Northwest’s premier thoroughbred racing facility, will receive upgraded field board and paddock display equipment, as well as an update of their entire betting terminal inventory to Sportech’s BetJet Series devices.

Two of the three Eldorado locations – Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort and Scioto Downs Racino – will also receive upgrades to BetJet Series devices (Presque Isle Downs already has these installed). In addition, all three Eldorado properties will receive Sportech’s Digital Link™ suite for mobile betting on track, including Sportech’s patented digital voucher functionality.

Andrew Gaughan, President of Sportech Racing and Digital, commented: “We are very gratified to have been selected to continue as the tote technology and services provider to these valued customers, and are pleased to further extend our new Digital Link™ mobile suite to three more customer locations.”

SNG Interactive introduces new online casino operations in New Jersey

SNG Interactive, Sportech’s joint venture with NYX Gaming Group Limited, has officially launched www.ResortsCasino.com and its Atlantic City based partner, Resorts Casino, has unveiled the Resorts iGaming Lounge on their casino floor.

Following its initial beta phase, the new real money online casino offers the best online user experience, by featuring a large selection of casino slots and table games, as well as exclusive titles introduced in the United States for the first time.

This announcement follows news earlier this year that a transactional waiver for iGaming operations had been granted in the state of New Jersey. This certification confirms that SNG is compliant with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. As a result, SNG is provisionally permitted to offer real money gaming online to customers, accessing the online system physically from within the state.

Rich Roberts, President of Digital US for Sportech said: “We are delighted to be officially launching www.resortscasino.com to the people of New Jersey. This marks a significant step for SNG and for online gaming in the State.”

Morris Bailey, owner of Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Sun property, said: “The launch of www.ResortsCasino.com and debut of the new digital Resorts iGaming Lounge offers all of our casino customers the best gaming experience possible. We will offer our players the opportunity to play all their favorite casino slots and table games at their leisure anywhere in New Jersey, while also providing customers the chance to experience online gaming during their visit to Resorts in Atlantic City.”

Apuesta Hípica y Deportiva Iberia latest join Racing and Digital’s European customer list

Sportech Racing and Digital is pleased to announce that Apuesta Hípica y Deportiva Iberia S.A. has joined its growing list of European customers.

Apuesta Hípica y Deportiva Iberia S.A. (in English, “Racing and Sports Betting Iberia”) operates racing and betting at the Gran Hipódromo de Andalucía. Sportech Racing and Digital will provide pari-mutuel betting services with its Quantum™ System software, operated from its European Quantum™ Data Center in Germany.

Manuel García Orozco, Managing Director of Apuesta Hípica y Deportiva Iberia, stated: “We look forward to taking advantage of the opportunities Sportech’s pari-mutuel wagering software and services will offer, particularly enhancing the betting experience, and expanding our market reach and menu of betting products through commingling.”

With Quantum™ System and Quantum™ Data Center services, global commingling services, and betting device sales to customers in 14 European countries – including Betfred Totepool, Fintoto, Danske Spil, Turkey Jockey Club, Tote Ireland, and more – Sportech is a dominant provider of pari-mutuel wagering services in Europe.

Andrew Gaughan, President of Sportech Racing and Digital, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Apuesta Hípica y Deportiva Iberia to the Sportech family of customers, and to expand our customer base in Spain and Europe. We are confident that Apuesta Hípica y Deportiva Iberia will find that our systems and services offer the ability to enhance their business, with investments made by Sportech on Quantum™ System, digital and land-based betting technologies, global commingling capabilities, and the European Quantum™ Data Center.”