Bump Celebrates its First Launch of 2020 at University of Pittsburgh

Update from Sportech Bump 50:50

Sportech’s Bump 50:50 celebrated another successful launch with the kick-off of a new 50/50 raffle program for the University of Pittsburgh. This season, Sportech will provide its digital 50/50 raffle solution during certain University of Pittsburgh’s Men’s home basketball games.

For the University of Pittsburgh, Bump 50:50 is delivering its integrated raffle solution including its proprietary technology and its signature design and implementation package consisting of marketing, selling, and operational strategies.

Dan Tanenbaum, President of Bump 50:50, commented, “We were thrilled to welcome the University of Pittsburgh as our first new client of 2020 and are very excited to deliver an engaging raffle to their fans as well as vital funds to support the mission of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Athletics.”

Bump Launches Raffle Program for Penn State University

 

Update from Sportech Bump 50:50

Sportech’s Bump 50:50 has been selected by the Pennsylvania State University (“Penn State”) to provide electronic 50/50 raffle programs at select Penn State University home games, matches and other fundraising events.

Bump 50:50 delivers a turnkey, integrated raffle solution that is proven to help charitable foundations produce successful raffles that maximize their charitable fundraising. In addition to proprietary technology, Bump also delivers its signature design and implementation package consisting of marketing, selling, and operational strategies that have a demonstrated track record of success across multiple client implementations to drive big results.

Dan Tanenbaum, President of Bump 50:50, stated, “We are very happy to welcome Penn State to the Bump 50:50 family and are excited to have the opportunity to help them achieve their fundraising goals.”

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

Bump Launches Sinai Health Foundation Raffle

Update from Sportech Bump 50:50

Sportech’s Bump 50:50 has been selected by Sinai Health Foundation to provide electronic 50/50 raffle programs online at www.sinai.bump5050.com and during designated events in Ontario, Canada.

Bump 50:50 launched the new Sinai Health raffle service in October, delivering their innovative package of online and in-stadia electronic raffle technologies and proven marketing strategies. The raffle will progress through to the 6th January drawing.

Sinai Health Foundation is one of the recent additions to the Bump 50:50 client roster from the world of non-sports related charitable organizations.  Bump has over 90 clients from the worlds of professional and collegiate sports, entertainment events, and charitable foundations.

Bump 50:50 provides a package of electronic raffle technologies and services that is proven to help charitable foundations implement successful electronic 50/50 raffles. In addition to point-of-sale hardware and software, the Bump 50:50 package includes a triple-redundant central system and rapid-response services. Bump’s signature implementation and marketing package helps maximize the potential of its customer’s 50/50 raffle programs, generating raffle jackpots as high as four hundred thousand dollars.

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

Bump 50:50 and In-Stadia Betting

Dan Tanenbaum, President of Bump 50:50, a division of Sportech Racing and Digital, took time out of his busy day to answer some questions for iGB North America Magazine on In-Stadia Betting. The article “In The Thick Of The Action” was published in Issue 41 last week.

The article examines how sporting arenas are “evolving into technologically advanced entertainment platforms, rather than simple venues where people gather to watch live sport”. The article discusses three main factors that contribute to in-stadia betting; “Stadium As A Platform” suggesting the stadium is more than another betting venue, “Preparing The Ground” for legal wagering in state regulation, and “The Mobile Question” how a partnership between a venue and an operator could look.

Dan comments on how Bump has already entered into many stadiums with technology for raffles and prepared the ground for future betting.

“[While] we don’t really view Bump’s charitable raffles as ‘gambling’ per se, in the US and Canada it is the only way to legally win money at a game right now,” he explains. “And, in cases where the activity is permitted, raffles prepare the stadium and its staff for betting activity.”

Dan says “a significant portion” of Bump 50:50 raffle sales come through kiosks or roaming sales agents, but adds it also provides sales via web and mobile devices where permitted by law.

From experience, Bump 50:50 have also created solutions to some of the mobile questions raised in the article. They have developed core processes to mitigate some of the technical limitations, such as concentrated wi-fi demands and exclusivity zones. Dan explains “the implementation of in-stadia betting in the US will be determined by the limitations imposed by regulators more so than by exclusivity agreements.”

Find the full article here.

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

Sportech Joins World Lottery Association

Sportech, the international gaming technology business, is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as an Associate Member of the World Lottery Association, a global professional association of state lottery and gaming organizations from more than 80 countries.

Sportech joins WLA’s associate members from the worldwide lottery supplier industry on the basis of the company’s longstanding expertise as a provider of enterprise gaming solutions to national lottery, pools lottery, and charitable sports raffle operators.

Building on established lottery supply contracts in North America, Europe  and the Caribbean, Sportech is making significant investment in lottery with technology and talent secured with the 2019 acquisition of Lot.to Systems, the integration of lottery bets on Sportech’s Quantum™ System software, and rapid growth in its Bump 50:50 sports raffle business.

Julian Bewley, Chief Commercial Officer of Sportech PLC, said, “Sportech are thrilled to join the WLA as an associate member and for the opportunity to contribute to the industry and its growth through our passion for making lottery games more appealing, accessible, and fun and to giving lottery operators innovative tools and strategies to propel their business forward.”

Sportech Sponsors EPMA RB Forum 2019

Bruno Gay at EPMA RB Forum (Far Right)

On Friday 4th October, Sportech’s European sales team attended European Pari Mutuel Association (EPMA) Racing and Betting (RB) Forum in Paris. This year, the RB Forum was attended by 140 participants from 27 different countries from the Horseracing and Tote community focussing on innovation.

Sportech was a proud sponsor at the RB Forum as an Associate Member of the EPMA and a panellist discussing global and world pools.  Sportech Vice President Sales and Business Development EMEA, Bruno Gay, participated on the panel, “Common pools, betting innovation and a place for a global bet” in which the Ascot World Pool was the hottest topic up for discussion and was described as an “exciting global pool success”.

Discussing Sportech’s key role in the delivery of the world pool, Bruno described Sportech’s experience with the 2019 Ascot World Pool and the concept of “reverse guesting”, the driving framework behind global pools, commenting, “world pools are accessible and feasible thanks to technology.”

To view Bruno’s presentation and others from the RB Forum, go to the RB Forum website here.

For more information about Sportech Racing and Digital, visit www.sportech.net.

SIS Selects Sportech To Provide Global Commingling Solution

SIS (Sports Information Services) and Sportech PLC today announced a global commingling totalisator agreement that will allow SIS to create and disseminate a worldwide pool for greyhound racing.

SIS, the leading supplier of 24/7 betting services to retail and online operators globally, will utilise Sportech’s Quantum™ System pari-mutuel betting software to offer the greyhound global pool, leveraging Sportech’s unrivalled worldwide reach and expansive global commingling capabilities. Sportech will also provide hosting and operational services of the greyhound global pool from the company’s Global Quantum™ Data and Operations Centres.

Paul Witten, Product Director at SIS, said “This partnership further bolsters our capability as the leading supplier of 24/7 betting services worldwide.

“Sportech’s market leading technology will help facilitate SIS’s greyhound racing global pool, which will further expand the reach of greyhound racing around the world”.

Bruno Gay, Vice President Sales and Business Development EMEA for Sportech, said: “We are delighted to partner with SIS to deliver a greyhound racing global pool, a project for which Quantum™ System and Sportech’s global service delivery network are perfectly suited.

Sportech’s Quantum™ technology has helped betting clients all over the world find new markets for their products and new content for their consumers.  On the heels of the successful implementation of the “Ascot World Pool” for UK Totepool, Ascot Racecourse, and the Hong Kong Jockey Club, we are delighted to support SIS in offering a global pool to satisfy the world greyhound racing market.”