Wednesday November 7,2012 : SPORTECH DELIVERS ONLINE SOLUTION TO CHILEAN OPERATORS
Further expansion in South American market
Sportech PLC division Sportech Racing will provide its Quantum System pari-mutuel wagering software and a customised internet betting platform to Chilean thoroughbred racetracks Club Hipico de Santiago and Sociedad Hipodromo Chile to support wagering from five racetracks and two hundred and ten off-track betting locations.
Under the terms of the deal, Chile who now joins Jockey Club Argentina and Jockey Club Peru as the third Sportech customer in South America utilising Sportech's Quantum System, will receive wagering operations which in turn will provide totalizator services to an additional three racetracks Valparaiso Sporting Club, Club Hipico de Antofagasta and Club Hipico de Concepcion.
Sportech's interactive wagering platform consisting of an Interactive Voice Response phone wagering system and a customized Internet wagering website will allow the racetracks to extend online pari-mutuel wagering, information and unified account management services to more players in Chile.
Players will have access to account wagering and services at the racetracks and off-track betting locations, as well as over the Internet or via telephone, with a single wagering account.
"Sportech Racing is pleased to provide our latest generation pari-mutuel wagering technologies to our customers in Chile," said David Haslett, Managing Director of Sportech Racing. "Our company has long had a presence in South America and we view further expansion in this market to be key to our growth strategies. We are confident that both our Quantum™ System and our interactive wagering technologies will allow our South American customers to diversify their product offerings thereby reaching new players."