Sportech Racing Announces Agreement With Darby Development for Monmouth Park
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sportech Racing LLC (“Sportech Racing”), a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO), announces that it has entered into an agreement with Darby Development LLC, manager and operator of Monmouth Park Racetrack, to provide pari-mutuel wagering technology and services to Monmouth Park and Favorites at Woodbridge off-track wagering facility, both in New Jersey.
Monmouth Park – home of the $1,000,000, Grade I, Haskell Invitational – has been a Sportech Racing customer for 13 years under a contract with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority.
Sportech Racing will continue to provide central pari-mutuel wagering services from the company’s Quantum Data Center located in New Jersey. It will also continue to provide wagering devices at Monmouth Park and the Woodbridge OTW, as well as on-going service and support. In addition, Sportech will install the Sportech On-Track Mobile Wagering service to allow guests of Monmouth Park to conveniently and securely wager using their own smart phone or tablet when visiting the track.
Robert Kulina, President & CEO of Monmouth Park, said: “We have had a strong working relationship with Sportech Racing for many years and have been very satisfied with the level of service and commitment they have shown for racing in New Jersey. We look forward to offering our guests some new features and benefits this summer, including the new On-Track Mobile Wagering service.”
Andrew Gaughan, Managing Director Sportech Racing, said: “Sportech Racing is committed to the health of the racing industry in New Jersey and is delighted to have reached this agreement with our valued customer, Darby Development. Sportech is committed to serving our customers and we are backing that commitment with investments in innovations that will benefit all Sportech Racing customers. We look forward to embarking on this path of innovation with Monmouth Park and Favorites at Woodbridge.”
About Sportech Racing and Sportech Plc
Sportech Racing LLC is a leading global provider of wagering technology solutions to licensed racetracks, off-track betting networks, Internet wagering operators and casinos. Sportech’s Interactive Products and Services group provides customized Internet, phone and mobile wagering 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. Sportech, Inc. also owns and operates Winners, a network of off-track betting and sports bar betting venues and an account wagering service, under an exclusive license to operate pari-mutuel wagering in Connecticut.
Sportech Plc is one of the world’s leading pools and tote gaming organizations focusing on highly regulated markets worldwide. Sportech provides pari-mutuel betting on football (soccer), horseracing and greyhounds, processing over $13 billion in bets annually with a presence in 30 countries. Sportech also has a developing e-Gaming business. Sportech is headquartered in London, England with operational offices in Liverpool, England, Atlanta, Connecticut, California, New Jersey, Netherlands, Germany and Ireland. For more information about Sportech PLC, please visit www.sportechplc.com.
About Monmouth Park/Darby Development LLC
Darby Development LLC is the management company for Monmouth Park Racetrack, Favorites at Woodbridge OTW and 4NJBets.com. Darby Development took over operations at Monmouth Park Racetrack in 2012 to ensure world-class Thoroughbred racing at the Jersey Shore, highlighted annually by the $1 million Haskell Invitational, the race where “Champions Prove Their Greatness.”
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