PITTSBURGH, PA, June 10 /CNW/ - XpressBet, Inc. ("XpressBet"), today
announced that the company processed record handle of $2.3 million on June
6th, Belmont Stakes Day.
Total XpressBet handle on Belmont Stakes Day was up 10.5% compared to the
previous record year, established in 2008. In 2008, XpressBet was the fastest
growing major Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) service in the country, and
recent growth noted continues that trend.
XpressBet customers also enjoyed free access to the annual Belmont
Wagering Guide, which offered insights from racing experts including Mike
Battaglia and Bob Neumeier of NBC; multiple online wagering platforms
-XpressBet Classic and XpressBet Pro; as well as live operator assisted and
automated phone wagering options.
"This growth further demonstrates that horse players continue to choose
XpressBet as their preferred provider because of our superior no-fee product,
easy funding, and outstanding customer service," said Ron Luniewski, President
of XpressBet. "We're looking forward to a great summer with increased content,
including offering Del Mar to our members online for the first time ever."
XpressBet is a leading national Internet and telephone account wagering
system and operates MagnaBet(TM) and Global Wagering Solutions
internationally. XpressBet's product line, which includes internet, live
tellers and voice recognition, enables its customers to play the over 140
racetracks from the comfort of the home or other locations. Through its
internet platform, XpressBet offers two distinct products. XpressBet Pro
allows customers to tailor their wagering experience via personalized screen
views and customizable wagering preferences or Classic, delivering rock-solid
reliability and satisfaction since 2002. With these products customers wager
real-time into co-mingled track pools, view high quality live audio/video, see
up-to-the-minute track information, access race replay libraries and watch
simultaneous video feeds. XpressBet is owned by MEC, North America's largest
owner and operator of horse racetracks, based on revenue.
For further information:
For further information: Ron Luniewski, President, XpressBet, Inc, 200
Race Track Rd., Washington, PA, 15301, (412) 232-6918, www.xpressbet.com