TORONTO, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ -- Bump 50:50, a division of Sportech Racing // Digital, announced that they have been selected by a number of charitable foundations associated with professional sports outfits to provide technologies and services to execute 50/50 charitable raffles at sporting and entertainment events. These agreements cap a period of significant new customer acquisition activity and include the charitable organizations for:
- The Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League, scheduled to launch during pre-season in September 2015;
- The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, which launched a 50/50 raffle in June;
- The Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer, which launched in early July;
- The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix race, which was held June 7th;
- NASCAR's Michigan International Speedway, which recently hit an all-time NASCAR raffle record at just over $75,000; and
- The Le Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, which was held July 9th to 19th.
Sportech's Bump 50:50 provides point-of-sale software, hardware and central processing services, as well as program design and coordination, sales team training, reporting, and data analytics. Fans participating in Bump 50:50 raffles can now enjoy the convenience of the industry's first credit card integration for raffle purchases, as well as the ability to opt-in to receive text notification of winners.
Dan Tanenbaum, President of Bump 50:50, stated, "We are very pleased to have been selected by these luminaries in the worlds of sports and entertainment to support their fundraising efforts. Since joining the Sportech Racing // Digital division last summer, Bump 50:50 has been on a significant customer acquisition trajectory, and we are very gratified to see that our investment in software, hardware and people is helping more and more foundations fulfill their vital charitable missions."
About Bump 50:50
Sportech's Bump 50:50 provides the technologies and services to allow charitable foundations affiliated with professional sports teams to design, manage, execute, and promote 50/50 raffle programs. 50/50 raffles help charitable foundations of professional sports teams raise money for the charities they support, leveraging the excitement and passion of fans during live sporting events. Raffle winners and charities share the net raffle proceeds 50/50, making the fans and participating charities equal partners in the success of the program. More information is available at www.bump5050.com.
About Sportech Racing // Digital:
Sportech Racing // Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, is a leading global provider of wagering technology solutions to licensed racetracks, off-track betting networks, Internet wagering operators and casinos. In addition to the software, hardware and services that facilitate land-based pari-mutuel wagering, the division provides customized Internet, phone and mobile technologies and services as one of the largest digital wagering technology providers and operators in the U.S. For more information about Sportech Racing // Digital, please visit www.sportech.net.
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