Sportech Racing and Digital to Provide New Web and Mobile Betting Platforms to Parx Racing®

Update from Sportech Racing and Digital:

Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, (LSE: SPO), has been selected by Bensalem Racing Association, Inc. and Keystone Turf Club, Inc. to provide all new digital platforms for web and mobile betting on horse racing through Parx Racing®.  The digital contract is part of a broader agreement to extend the contract to provide totalisator services to Parx Racing® at its Bensalem, PA race course and associated off-track betting locations.

Parx Racing® has been a customer of Sportech Racing and Digital for decades, with Sportech providing its Quantum™ System pari-mutuel betting software, betting devices, and operational services.

Under the terms of the new agreement, Parx Racing® will replace its existing advanced deposit wagering systems with Sportech’s G4 betting website platform and Digital Link® mobile betting app.

Sportech’s G4 betting website platform is designed to provide an intuitive, immersive experience for betting online, with widgets for easy navigation and dashboard layout for dynamic information flow.

Digital Link® mobile delivers a feature-rich betting experience for customers who prefer the convenience of betting on their own smartphone or tablet.

Both the G4 and Digital Link® platforms are supported by marketing tools to help Parx Racing® effectively engage with their players.

Andrew Gaughan, President of Sportech Racing and Digital, commented, “We are happy to have once more been selected as pari-mutuel technology provider for Parx Racing®.  Sportech has deployed over 25 websites and over 25 mobile apps for customers in the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia and we are very pleased to be able to add our valued customer Parx Racing® to that list.  We are committed to delivering to their players an overall enhanced digital user experience that helps extend the excitement of the racetrack to the digital channels.”

For more information about Sportech Racing // Digital, visit

Live Entertainment at Bobby V’s Windsor Locks Proves to be a Winner

Update from Sportech Venues

Live comedy events highlight an exciting entertainment calendar at Bobby V’s Restaurant & Sports Bar in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.  Sportech Venues in partnership with Treehouse Comedy, a 35 year industry veteran, produce monthly events at the Northern Connecticut venue.

Guests seeking a fun night out with friends have been treated to a variety of hilarious comedic performances from well-known comedians including:  Gilbert Gottfried, Caroline Rhea, Lenny Clarke, and Judy Gold amongst many others.

On Saturday, February 10 the comedy stylings of Nick DiPaolo were on display for guests who enjoyed drinking, dining and wagering all while laughing the night away.  From HBO and Showtime Comedy Specials, “Comedy Central Roasts” and Sirius XM fame, DiPaolo left the sold-out crowd with a night they’ll never forget.

For more information on Sportech Venues partnership with Treehouse Comedy at Bobby V’s, visit the Bobby V’s Windsor Locks website.


Bump 50:50 Introduces Debit Card Raffle Sales to Fans in Texas

Bump 50:50 Raffles Dallas Mavericks

Update from Bump 50:50

Sportech’s Bump 50:50 successfully introduced a new payment method for sales of the 50/50 raffles at Dallas Mavericks games.

Fans are now able to use their debit card to participate in the 50/50 raffle, with half of the proceeds going to the raffle winner and half to the Dallas Mavericks Foundation. This is the first time that debit cards have been used to conduct 50/50 raffle sales in Texas.

For more about Bump 50:50 and their innovative digital raffle programs, visit the Bump 50:50 website.

Fans Celebrate the Big Game at Bobby V’s Stamford

Fans celebrate a big win at Bobby V's Stamford

Update from Sportech Venues:

Last Sunday, Sportech Venues’ Bobby V’s Restaurant and Sports Bar in Stamford, Connecticut saw fans of Philadelphia and New England celebrating the big game, a scene set perfectly for an amazing game day experience for all.

The capacity crowd was surrounded with over 200 HD TV’s showing the game as they enjoyed food from Bobby V’s scratch-made menus, signature drinks, and a hard-to-beat party atmosphere.

Sportech’s Winners venue, located on the second floor of the facility, hosted guests whilst they enjoyed betting on and watching the day’s racing leading up to and throughout the big game.

For more information on Sportech Venues and Bobby V’s, visit the Sportech Venues page or the Bobby V’s Stamford website.

Sportech Connects with OPAP of Greece in Commingling Arrangement

Update from Sportech Racing and Digital:

Sportech Racing and Digital now connects a new European commingling customer to horse race betting pools operated by Sportech’s long-time customer, Nicosia Race Club of Cyprus.

In January 2018, OPAP, the holder of exclusive rights to numerical lotteries and sports betting in Greece, began commingling into Nicosia Race Club’s pools via Sportech’s Quantum™ Data Center facility in Europe.

This new commingling arrangement brings the excitement of Nicosia’s racing to the 1,500 off-track betting outlets operated by OPAP. In addition, it also opens the gate for OPAP to now access all of the racing content made available through Sportech’s global pari-mutuel systems and adds yet another European country to Sportech Racing and Digital’s global footprint.

For more information about Sportech Racing and Digital, and the services available through its Quantum™ Data Centers, visit the Sportech Racing and Digital website.

Racing and Digital Launches Self-Service Betting at Ascot and Chelmsford

Update from Sportech Racing and Digital:

Sportech Racing and Digital has successfully launched self-service and mobile betting technologies at two of the UK’s most prestigious racing venues, Ascot Racecourse and Chelmsford City Racecourse.

Following the successful soft launch of the Digital Link™ mobile app and the BetJet® SL 2.5 self-service terminal, Sportech Racing and Digital customer Betfred Totepool have further extended these mobile and self-service technologies to the Chelmsford City Racecourse.

Guests of the racecourses can use the self-service BetJet® SL 2.5 terminal to place tote bets or to fund their Digital Link™ mobile app for convenient, secure and private on-course pools betting.

For more information about Sportech Racing and Digital, and the Digital Link™ and BetJet® SL 2.5 products, visit the Sportech Racing and Digital website.

Records Are Made To Be Broken

Update from Sportech’s Bump 50:50 :

On Monday night the Tampa Bay Lightning held the biggest online 50:50 raffle for a sporting event in US history during the NHL All-Stars. Using the Bump 50:50 platform they were able to reach a jackpot of $276,414!

For more information about Bump 50:50 and their electronic raffle systems, visit the Bump 50:50 website.


Bolts 50:50 Raffle Hits $160K!

Update from Sportech’s Bump 50:50 :

Here is our President of Bump 50:50, Dan Tanenbaum celebrating Tampa Bay Lightning Bolts 50:50 All-Star Raffle hitting $160K at the weekend.

The final jackpot totalled at $276,414.

For more information about Bump 50:50 and their electronic raffle systems, visit the Bump 50:50 website.



Bump 50:50 Powers Lightning Foundation Progressive Raffle for NHL® All-Star Game

Bump 50:50, a division of Sportech Racing and Digital, announces the successful launch of the Lightning Foundation 50/50 Raffle, a new online, progressive 50/50 raffle for the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning, powered by Bump 50:50 digital raffle technology.

The website,, offers residents of most Florida counties the ability to purchase 50/50 raffle tickets in the days leading up to the 2018 NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, January 28, 2018. The raffle will continue both online and at the Amalie Arena during the All-Star game, and at events and activities to be held in and around various venues in Tampa, FL.

Visitors to can purchase raffle tickets, check for winning tickets, and claim their prize.

Proceeds from the winner-takes-half raffle will go to the NHL All-Star Legacy Project and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay.

Dan Tanenbaum, President of Bump 50:50, stated, “The implementation of the Lightning Foundation progressive raffle through both online and arena sales channels harnesses the excitement of the All-Star event to generate funds for exciting local charities and community projects and we are very happy that Bump 50:50 technology has helped bring this multi-channel raffle event to the NHL fans in Florida.”

For more information about Bump 50:50 and their electronic raffle systems, visit the Bump 50:50 website.

Ellis Park and Kentucky Downs Upgrade Their Betting Services with Sportech Racing and Digital

Sportech Racing and Digital announces that it has been selected by Ellis Park as its new provider of pari-mutuel betting technologies and services. This agreement follows another new tote services contract signed earlier this year with Kentucky Downs.

Sportech began providing totalisator services to Kentucky Downs just before commencement of its record-breaking live meet under a contract that includes Sportech’s BetJet® terminals.
Sportech will commence with tote services for Ellis Park in January 2017. As with Kentucky Downs, Sportech will deliver betting services to Ellis Park with its world-class Quantum™ System– the world’s most widely-deployed pari-mutuel betting software – operated from Sportech’s state-of-the-art Global Quantum™ Data and Operations Center.

Patrons of Ellis Park will also enjoy an upgrade in the betting technologies available to them, including Sportech’s new BetJet® SL 2.5 self-service terminals and the Sportech Tablet for wireless account betting.

Ellis Park’s President, Ron Geary, stated, “We evaluated our options and were impressed with Sportech Racing and Digital’s technology, their track record, and their independence. We are looking forward to a smooth transition to the new technologies and to offering our players an overall improved betting experience.”

Corey Johnsen, President of Kentucky Downs, stated, “We have been very happy with our first live meet working with Sportech and have been pleased with not only their technology and their service, but also with their cooperation and professionalism. Our on-track handle was up 48% and Sportech was an important part of that improved customer service. We look forward to continuing to work together to give our players a fantastic experience.”

Andrew Gaughan, President of Sportech Racing // Digital said, “We are happy to welcome both Ellis Park and Kentucky Downs to the Sportech family and to expand our operations footprint into the state of Kentucky. This year we have experienced tremendous growth in our overseas business, particularly in Europe and Asia, but we are steadfastly committed to strengthening our footprint in North America and to delivering innovative products and services that meet the high demands of that market.”