NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech, Inc., through its subsidiary eBet Technologies, Inc. ("eBet"), is pleased to announce that it has successfully re-launched the Internet and mobile advance deposit wagering service BetZotic.com, a service of Maywood Park of Illinois. BetZotic.com offers Illinois residents age 18 and over the ability to wager over the Internet, with a mobile device or over the telephone on the best horse racing in the country, with a custom-branded technology platform provided by eBet. In addition to the technology platform, eBet is also providing a turnkey package of services, such as customer service, technical support, customer relationship management, and marketing, to support the BetZotic.com wagering service.
The updated BetZotic.com offers an intuitive wager pad and new features such as Bet Queue™, which allows the player to store a number of unique virtual betting tickets in a queue until ready to confirm and place the wagers. The online wagering experience can also be extended to a web-enabled mobile device or tablet with features such as wagering, bet recap, and real time results, odds, will-pays and scratches, optimized for mobile viewing. Existing BetZotic customers can log on with their current user name and password to enjoy the benefits of the new BetZotic.com while eligible new users can open an account online.
Jim Hannon, Managing Director Simulcast & Account Wagering Services for Maywood Park and BetZotic stated, "We are pleased to once again be offering betting on the country's finest horse racing through our new BetZotic.com, with a fresh layout and new features that will please experienced and new players alike. BetZotic is not only fun and easy to use but is also the only online horse racing website that contributes to Illinois's horse racing, breeding and training industries with every dollar wagered."Mark Gregory, Managing Director Interactive Products and Services for Sportech commented, "We are delighted to be able to continue working with BetZotic to offer leading edge interactive services to its customers. Maywood has been a valued Sportech customer for many years and Illinois is an excellent market for an integrated account wagering solution." About Sportech, Inc. Sportech, Inc. – a division of Sportech Plc (LSE: SPO) – 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 – which includes eBet Technologies – 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 BetZotic.comBetZotic.com is owned by Balmoral Park and Maywood Park, which have been in the horse racing business for over 85 years. All money wagered on BetZotic.com supports Illinois racing; for every dollar earned by BetZotic.com on live horse racing, a portion of that dollar goes back into Illinois racing in the form of future purse money. To learn more or to open an account, visit Betzotic.com. Sportech Contact:Jennifer Conning Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org+1 678-427-3881