Online betting for New York Racing Association
The NYRA has signed a deal to
develop an Internet betting platform to meet their online
gambling needs. The deal was signed with the Manhattan based
Sona Mobile Holdings Corp., a company in the business of
providing gaming applications. Users will be able to go online
and register an account, get the latest lines and track
information, and much more. The ultimate goal is to enable
customers to bet using their mobile devices. About half of the
cost for the new platform has already been paid by the NYRA.
The New York Racing
Association is the owner of three of the state's biggest racing
tracks - Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga, and according to
their statements, it generates over $11 millions in daily
wagers. They hope that the new system will give them an edge in
a future wireless betting.