Ellis Park (Henderson – Kentucky) has selected Sportech Racing and Digital (subsidiary of Sportech Plc) as its new provider of pari-mutuel betting systems and provisions.
The contract will see Sportech integrate its new QuantumTM system within Ellis Park stadia this January 2017. Ellis Parkone of the US’ oldest race tracks will be further supported by QuantumTM data provisions and the firm’s Operations Center.
“We evaluated our options and were impressed with Sportech Racing and Digital’s technology, their track record, and their independence,” commented Ellis Park’s President, Ron Geary.
“We are looking forward to a smooth transition to the new technologies and to offering our players an overall improved betting experience.”
The partnership sees Sportech Racing and Digital, continue it recent form of winning new international clients for its pari-mutuel services in 2016. In recent months the division has welcomed the Macau Jocky Club and Tote Ireland as QuantumTM customers.
Andrew Gaughan, President of Sportech Racing and Digital said, “We are happy to welcome both Ellis Park and Kentucky Downs to the Sportech family and to expand our operations footprint into the state of Kentucky. This year we have experienced tremendous growth in our overseas business, particularly in Europe and Asia, but we are steadfastly committed to strengthening our footprint in North America and to delivering innovative products and services that meet the high demands of that market.”