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2014-01-09 04:20:45

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") today announced the sale of 39,742,179 shares of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO) ("Sportech") for gross cash proceeds of GBP 27.8 million. The sale represents all of the shares of Sportech owned by the Company. The shares are being sold pursuant to Regulation S of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Settlement is expected to take place on January 14, 2014. Company...

2013-07-24 08:27:29

LONDON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech PLC ("Sportech"), one of the world's leading operators and suppliers of pools and tote gaming, announces its U.S. division, Sportech Racing LLC ("Sportech Racing"), has signed a six year contract (with potential for two 1 year extensions) with Penn National Gaming Incorporated ("PNGI" or "Penn National Gaming"), the largest owner and operator of racetrack and associated betting facilities (together with numerous casino and slot machine...

2013-05-28 08:24:31

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing LLC (Sportech Racing), a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO), announced that has entered into an agreement to provide wagering terminals to UK-based Betfred, owner of Totepool (formerly UK Tote), for installation at horse racing courses in the UK. Sportech Racing will provide a total of 1,000 Flair(TM) wagering terminals in phases, with a portion of the installation to occur in time to support the 2013 race meeting at Royal...

2013-05-14 04:21:11

New agreement extends Sportech's contract and adds new wagering terminals and software NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing LLC, a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO), announced that it has entered into an agreement with Loteria Electronica Internacional Dominicana S.A. (LEIDSA) of the Dominican Republic that both extends the current agreement between the two companies and also provides for the addition of new wagering terminals, new software and new...

2013-05-09 08:35:57

Comprehensive technology implementation will support pari-mutuel wagering through web and land-based distribution channels and includes on-going operational services NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing LLC, a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO), announces that it has signed a contract with Danske Spil of Denmark to provide a pari-mutuel Tote Betting System (TBS). Danske Spil is a state owned company that - in addition to tote betting - offers betting,...

2013-04-24 08:26:35

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...

2013-02-20 08:26:53

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Palm Beach Kennel Club, North America's premier greyhound racetrack, Winners is proud to announce an exciting tournament for greyhound handicappers. The "Winners Palm Beach Kennel Club Challenge" is a $20,000 Handicapping Tournament series which will consist of two individual events, each boasting a $10,000 prize pool. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121106/NY06676LOGO ) The first $10,000 event will take place...

2012-12-20 04:20:49

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO) ("Sportech") is pleased to announce the acquisition of eBet Online Inc ("eBet"), a leading US business-to-business ("B2B") online betting operator and technology and services provider focused on the North American horse racing betting market. Total consideration, dependent upon future performance, is to be up to $12.6 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121106/NY06676LOGO ) The acquisition is expected...

2012-12-11 08:23:11

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Venues, Inc. ("SVI") a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO) and operator of the Winners chain of off-track betting venues and telephone account wagering service, announces that it has been granted approval from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection to offer pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing over the Internet to Connecticut residents 18 years of age and older. The approval was granted under Sportech's existing exclusive...

2012-12-03 08:24:04

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech PLC ("Sportech" or "The Company"), one of the world's leading operators and suppliers of pools and tote gaming, is delighted to announce the appointment of David J. Schreff as Chief Operating Officer with specific responsibility for the US and Latin American markets ("the Americas"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121106/NY06676LOGO) David has extensive experience in the Americas' leisure and media industries and this...