ATLANTA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, (LSE: SPO), will feature the latest technologies for digital pari-mutuel wagering at the 35th Asian Racing Conference in Hong Kong. During this global racing forum organized by the Asian Racing Federation, Sportech will showcase new wagering products designed to significantly improve the consumer experience and allow licensed racing operators to expand distribution and offer new wagering content.
Headlining the innovative products Sportech will present is the new Digital Link™ suite of mobile applications, which work in conjunction with on-track wagering devices and the racing consumer’s own smart phone to deliver an array of wagering and account management services. These services include Sportech’s patented digital voucher, which provides a convenient paperless alternative to vouchers and betting tickets. Digital Link has been approved for inclusion in the Apple App Store℠
Also featured in the Sportech exhibit will be the company’s new iGaming-ready white label wagering website and the new Sportech Kiosk, engineered to allow licensed operators to conduct wagering account set-up, funding, and cash-out from a single-kiosk unit.
Andrew Gaughan, President of Sportech Racing and Digital, stated: “Sportech has participated in the pari-mutuel wagering market in Asia for many years, through long-standing relationships with valued customers such as Turkey Jockey Club, and KSPO (Korea Sports Promotion Foundation), exclusive provider of pari-mutuel wagering on cycle and motor boat racing in South Korea. We look forward to demonstrating our newest products at the ARC and to highlighting the project we recently completed to provide our customer TVG with direct commingling from North America into the pools of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. We are also taking this opportunity to formally introduce Sportech’s new Director of Sales and Business Development Asia, SS Yeo, who is based in Singapore.”
About Sportech Racing and Digital
Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, is a leading global provider of wagering technology solutions to licensed racetracks, off-track betting networks, Internet wagering operators and casinos. In addition to the software, hardware and services that facilitate land-based pari-mutuel wagering, the division provides customized Internet, phone and mobile technologies and associated services to licensed gaming operators in the U.S. and Puerto Rico as one of the largest Internet wagering technology providers and operators in the U.S.
About Sportech PLC
Sportech PLC is a sports gaming and entertainment company and one of the world’s leading pool betting organizations, focusing on highly regulated markets worldwide. Sportech provides betting technology for football (soccer), horseracing and, through its acquisition of Data Tote Limited, the majority of the UK and Ireland’s greyhound tracks. Sportech PLC processes over $13 billion in bets annually with a presence in 30 countries. Sportech is headquartered in London, England with operational offices in Liverpool, Bristol, Atlanta, Toronto, Connecticut, California, New Jersey, Netherlands, Germany and Ireland. For more information about Sportech PLC, please visit www.sportechplc.com.
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