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Sportech PLC (SPO)

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Monday 01 November, 2021

Sportech PLC

Connecticut Sports Betting Update

RNS Number : 8195Q
Sportech PLC
01 November 2021
 

For immediate release


1 November 2021

 

Sportech PLC

("Sportech" or the "Company")

 

Connecticut Sports Betting

 

Further to the Company's announcement on 13 August 2021 that it had entered into an agreement with the Connecticut Lottery Company (CLC) to deliver sports betting in the Company's Connecticut venues, Sportech is pleased to announce that, following a soft launch period last week, sports betting is now live at the Company's three flagship sports bars in Stamford, Bradley and New Haven, with rollout across the seven remaining venues occurring in the next two weeks. 

 

Commenting on the news, Sportech CEO Andrew Lindley, said "T he demand for sports betting has been around for many years now and following a successful soft launch we are delighted to be offering it to our customers.  This is a significant step forward for our Connecticut business and further strengthens our relationship with the State's gaming arm, CLC; and with Rush Street Interactive who are CLCs sportsbook provider. Customer interest in sports betting continues to grow significantly in the US and we look forward to being a part of the  story and to working with our partners and welcoming a new set of customers to our venues."

 

 

 

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Contacts


Sportech PLC

Giles Vardey, Chairman

Andrew Lindley, Chief Executive Officer

Nicola Rowlands, Chief Financial Officer

 

[email protected]  

Peel Hunt  (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

George Sellar

Andrew Clark

Will Bell

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7418 8900

Buchanan  (Financial Communications)

Henry Harrison-Topham

Jamie Hooper

George Beale

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

[email protected]

 

Notes to Editors

 

About Sportech

Sportech PLC, an international betting technology business, delivers solutions and services for gaming companies and lottery clients in highly regulated markets. Sportech also owns and operates gaming venues and digital betting platforms in Connecticut under exclusive licences.

 

 

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