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Raj Sanjanwala selected as new COO for BetMakers’ Global Tote division

Global Tote, a division of BetMakers Technology Group, recently announced the appointment of Rajen “Raj” Sanjanwala to the role of Chief Operating Officer.  Praised as an experienced technology professional with extensive experience in the international pari-mutuel wagering industry, Sanjanwala previously served as the Head of Tote Development for Sportech Racing and Digital, and most recently as Chief Technology Officer for …

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Strong H1 sees Sportech laud its ‘profits first’ identity

Sportech Plc has outlined its transformed organisation that is refocused on delivering a stronger balance sheet performance and profits for investors.  Publishing its first interim results as a London AIM listed enterprise, Sportech registered group revenues to £13.5 million up 70% on corresponding 2020 results of £7.9 million.  Period growth was attributed to Sportech’s 11 US Venue subsidiaries that registered …

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Sportech announces new leadership as McGuire and Hearne exit re-sized business

Sportech Plc has this morning confirmed that its leadership team of Richard McGuire (CEO) and Tom Hearne (CFO) will step down following the release of the company’s interim results on 9 September. The duo will be replaced by Sportech COO Andrew Lindley, who will serve as new CEO, supported by the promotion of Group Financial Controller Nicola Rowlands to CFO. …

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Sportech begins its lightened tenure on London AIM

Sportech Plc has confirmed that it has completed its full public listings migration onto the London AIM exchange.  As of 8:00 AM this morning, the London AIM accepted the admission of Sportech shares priced at 20 pence each, with the wagering and racing systems supplier maintaining its ‘SPO’ ticker. Sportech’s listings migration was first proposed last June, as the company’s …

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BetMakers further enhances racing content via SIS and RMG partnership

BetMakers has signed a multi-year partnership with Sports Information Services (SIS) and the Racecourse Media Group (RMG) covering live streaming of British and Irish horse racing vision and wagering content. As a result of the deal, BetMakers will act as an authorised supplier of vision and content held under rights by SIS and RMG to approved Australian corporate sports betting …

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BetMakers acquires Sportech to accelerate international growth

BetMakers has taken another step in delivering its international growth strategy by finalising the purchase of Sportech’s Racing, Tote and Digital assets. The acquisition covers Sportech’s racing, tote and digital assets in the US, UK and Europe, widening the operator’s international customer base, as well as bolstering its position in the expanding US market. Integration of Sportech’s assets is also …

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Sportech proposes listing switch to London AIM

The governance of Sportech Plc has proposed that the racing and wagering systems supplier move its public listing from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to the London AIM.  The switch to the smaller London AIM has been branded as a better strategic option for Sportech considering its size, allowing the technology firm to “agree and execute certain transactions more quickly …

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Sportech sheds Bump weight to Canadian Banknote

Sportech Plc has entered a ‘conditional agreement’ with Canadian Banknote Company (CBN) to sell its Bump Worldwide Inc subsidiary for a ‘gross consideration’ of CAD $10 million (circa £5.7m). Bump is the digital and in-stadia draw-based raffles solutions subsidiary of Sportech Plc which primarily services North American pro-sports franchises and collegiate sports organisations. Updating investors, Sportech confirmed that it had …

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Danske Spil renews Quantum contract with Sportech

Sportech Plc has announced a major client extension as Danske Spil, Denmark’s state-owned lottery operator, renews its pari-mutuel technology agreement with the racing systems provider.  The agreement will see Danske Spil continue to utilise Sportech’s ‘Quantum’ software as lead retail system for racing tote and pari-mutuel markets. Last year, Danske Spil undertook a group-wide overhaul of its retail racing system …

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Winning Post: US tribes scrabble for market advantage

Regulus Partners observes that US wagering’s heritage stakeholders are playing unsustainable word games to maintain market advantages… __________ Among all the drivers shaping sports betting adoption in the US, a very important factor often left out of accumulating lists is grammar and the meaning of words. On one level the importance of what words mean to the evolving landscape is …

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