Sportech Racing and Digital wins Tote Ireland contract

23 November 2016

The Sportech Racing and Digital arm of Sportech has been awarded a contract to provide pari-mutuel betting technologies and services to Tote Ireland.

Under the deal, Sportech, which has been working with Tote Ireland since 1999, will provide the Irish company with an upgrade to its Quantum System to deliver more features and functionality to punters in the country.

Sportech will also continue to provide hosting and enhanced system operations from its Global Quantum Data and Operations Centre in the US, as well as daily maintenance, operations, and support of various tote equipment at Tote Ireland racetracks.

The contract will run for an initial five years, with five one-year options.

“Tote Ireland have a long and productive business relationship with Sportech and with their Ireland-based team,” Tote Ireland chief executive Tim Higgins said.

“We look forward to enhancing the services offered to our players and to achieving further operational efficiencies in both on-site logistics and system operations.”

Andrew Gaughan, president of Sportech Racing and Digital, added: "It is very gratifying to know that after many years our partnership with Tote Ireland remains robust and fruitful and that our technologies and services continue to be embraced by Tote Ireland as the way forward in an increasingly competitive marketplace.”

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