ATLANTA, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, (LSE: SPO), is pleased to announce that Apuesta Hipica y Deportiva Iberia S.A. has joined its growing list of European customers.
Apuesta Hipica y Deportiva Iberia S.A. (in English, "Racing and Sports Betting Iberia") operates racing and betting at the Gran Hipodromo de Andalucia. 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 Garcia Orozco, Managing Director of Apuesta Hipica 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 Hipica y Deportiva Iberia to the Sportech family of customers, and to expand our customer base in Spain and Europe. We are confident that Apuesta Hipica 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."
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 services as one of the largest digital wagering technology providers and operators in the U.S. Through the Bump 50:50 division, Sportech Racing and Digital now provides technologies and services to allow charitable foundations affiliated with professional sports teams to design, manage, execute, and promote 50/50 raffle programs. For more information about Sportech Racing and Digital, please visit www.sportech.net.
About Sportech PLC:
Sportech PLC is a sports gaming and entertainment Group and one of the world's leading pool and tote betting organizations. We focus on highly regulated markets worldwide, with our largest activities in the US. Globally we process over $13 billion in bets annually, with a presence in 30 countries, including customers in most US states that permit such betting. The Group operates through 3 divisions: Sportech Racing and Digital, Sportech Venues, and The Football Pools, providing betting technology and operating systems and retail venues for betting on football (soccer), horseracing and greyhound racing. Headquartered in London, England, the company also has operational offices in Connecticut, Atlanta, Toronto, California, New Jersey, Liverpool, Bristol, Netherlands, Germany, and Ireland. For more information about Sportech PLC, please visit www.sportechplc.com.
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