VIP Sports launches horse betting website

Jul 30, 2002 6:59 AM

VIP Sports last week launched a brand new interactive horse betting site offering full card daily thoroughbred racing at, where players will find a wide variety of thoroughbred tracks.

"We are delighted to offer this innovative new betting site to all our players ”” old and new ”” and we are sure they will love the huge quantity of real time news and content we have incorporated into the site," said Alistair Assheton, general manager of VIP.

The site was created using the new Horsebook system from software supplier Interactive Gaming and Wagering (IGW), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Entertainment.

The web site incorporates live track information including scratches, current lines, and a wealth of horse racing news stories. Generous bonus promotions and giveaways are planned to launch the site to the horse racing public in the coming weeks.

Bryan Abboud, President at IGW, noted, "Our Horsebook software is our newest product release and is already producing results for our licensees. IGW now has one of the broadest spectrums of gaming products but we aren’t stopping here. Our goal is to provide our licensees the opportunity to offer to their customers the best gaming experience in the industry through the launch of new complimentary, fully integrated websites."

Assheton added, "We are pleased to have received another successful launch of IGW gaming software. With the addition of IGW’s Horsebook, we can provide one of the most robust suites of gaming sites in the industry."