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NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Venues, Inc. ("Sportech"), a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO), is pleased to announce a partnership with DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc. ("DraftDay") to provide a white-label daily fantasy sports platform, named MyWinners Fantasy (www.mywinnersfantasy.com), for customers at 14 wagering venues throughout Connecticut, and online at MyWinners.com. 

Sportech Venues' locations, branded as 'Winners', range from local betting parlors to a 50,000 square foot flagship venue, Bobby V's Restaurant and Sports Bar (located adjacent to Bradley International Airport), the next generation in premier sports entertainment and wagering venues.  Sportech's second Bobby V's flagship Sports Bar & Restaurant with wagering will open in Stamford, CT.

MyWinners.com is Connecticut's only legal online racing betting site, offering wagers on top thoroughbred, harness, and greyhound tracks from across the country and the world. 

The DraftDay platform provides Winners with an exciting new product, catering to a wider, younger demographic, in addition to the existing customer base within Winners' successful wagering venues.  "It's another great product to play when visiting our locations or when online," said Ted Taylor, President of Sportech Venues, Inc.

"With the popularity of daily fantasy sports at an all-time high, bringing the power of the DraftDay network to MyWinners.com customers was a logical next step," added Josh Tepper, General Manager of MyWinners.com. "We hope to provide our players with the same excitement and thrill that they enjoy with our racing content."

DraftDay is the market leading business-to-business daily fantasy sports platform, and is well-positioned to become an even more significant player in the explosive fantasy sports industry, by building partnerships within the regulated gaming, racing and media industries. By establishing the preeminent B2B daily fantasy sports partnership network, with six partners signed and in various stages of production, DraftDay is creating innovative digital content for organizations to increase their product range for customers, and to protect their valuable databases.

"DraftDay is excited to have Sportech as our first regulated gaming partner to join our B2B network," said Nic Sulsky, President of DraftDay.  "Bringing this trusted gaming company into our network establishes credibility and lays the ideal foundation for our imminent growth."

About Sportech Venues, Inc. & MyWinners.com:

Sportech Venues, Inc. holds the exclusive license to conduct pari-mutuel wagering on horseracing, greyhound racing and jai alai in the State of Connecticut, in perpetuity.  The company operates 14 wagering venues and sports bars under the brand, Winners.  In addition, the company operates an account wagering service at www.MyWinners.com, which offers online wagering on horseracing and greyhound racing, and telephone wagering on horseracing, greyhound racing and jai alai.  A portion of every dollar wagered with Winners goes to the Connecticut General Fund, to local municipal tax funds and to funds for responsible gaming. For more information about Winners, please visit www.MyWinners.com.

About DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc.

DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc. is the market leading business-to-business daily fantasy sports platform provider. Born out of a partnership between Viggle Inc. (NASDAQ: VGGL) and Sportech Digital, a subsidiary of Sportech PLC (LON: SPO), DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc. provides turnkey, white-label daily fantasy sports solutions to organizations looking for ways to monetize their existing users while protecting their valuable databases. The DraftDay network has paid out over $30 million in prizes with player retention and brand loyalty second to none in the industry. For more information please visit www.draftdaygaming.com


Sportech Venues and MyWinners.com partner with DraftDay Gaming Group to Provide Daily Fantasy Sports to Connecticut Customers