by Xpressbet Press Release
June 18, 2017
June 15, 2017 (Washington, PA) - Xpressbet has been named the ‘Preferred US Betting Site of Royal Ascot.’ Xpressbet, a subsidiary of The Stronach Group, an industry leader in world-class horse racing, entertainment and pari-mutuel wagering technology, will offer online wagering customers 0% Takeout on Exactas throughout the five days of Royal Ascot, which spans June 20 – 24, 2017.
As one of the world’s most prestigious meets, Royal Ascot has been a staple of racing in The United Kingdom since its inception in the 1700’s. The five-day meet features 19 graded stakes races and features £6.58 million ($8.5 million USD) in purses. The world’s top turf horses routinely target the meeting, with this year’s North American contingent expected to include Miss Temple City, La Coronel, Long On Value and several runners from the vaunted Wesley Ward barn.
“It is with great confidence that Royal Ascot has partnered with The Stronach Group and Xpressbet as our Preferred US Betting Site,” according to Alastair Warwick, Chief Operating Officer at Royal Ascot. “Their continued growth and investment in technology, as well as their dedication to the sport, made our choice very easy. We’re excited to work with them to introduce Royal Ascot to exuberant bettors and fans in the United States.”
“The Stronach Group and Xpressbet are honored to partner with Royal Ascot, which is widely regarded as one of the world’s most historic, prestigious and important meets,” said Belinda Stronach, Chairman and President, The Stronach Group. “The Stronach Group and Royal Ascot share a commitment to revitalizing the sport of thoroughbred horse racing, expanding the fan base and to introducing wagering and exciting new wagering technologies to new, enthusiastic audiences.”
Xpressbet’s President, Ron Luniewski, added, “The Stronach Group, Xpressbet and Royal Ascot are all deeply committed to growing horse racing on a global scale. We enjoy a special relationship with the UK betting market and its customers. As technology and markets continue to expand, we’re excited to team with Royal Ascot to continue showcasing our sport to bettors around the world.”
Customers betting Royal Ascot with Xpressbet will have the opportunity to participate in a 0% Takeout Promotion on Exactas. Every customer that places winning Exacta bets throughout the meet will receive a bonus equal to the takeout paid on their wager.
Additionally, Royal Ascot will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network from 8:30AM ET – 12:00PM ET throughout the meet. All coverage will also be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, the NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs.
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For information on Royal Ascot please visit or https://www.ascot.co.uk/Royal-Ascot.