McapMediaWire - Winners, Inc. (OTC: WNRS) announced today that it has executed a Definitive Agreement with Horse Races Now (a leading entity in the horse racing industry) and Next Play Digital (a leading digital marketing agency with expertise in marketing, content, and optimization for the competitive sports betting and gaming sectors) in order to market sportsbook services and opportunities to Horse Races Now’s user database.
The partnership allows Winners to expand into the multi-billion dollar handicapping industry and into the United States through its operating subsidiaries that provide sports betting enthusiasts with high-quality content, analysis, research, data, and guidance for popular betting sports. Next Play Digital is coordinating the partnership both domestically and internationally. The global horse racing market size was valued at US$300 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. Analysts have been monitoring the horse and sports betting market and it is poised to grow by US$139.52 billion during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 9% during the forecast period. Horse Races Now is available in the App Store as well as the Google Play Store.
Horse Races Now, founded by Kenny McPeek, an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer and bloodstock agent, has a wealth of knowledge with 40 years in the industry. His training stats include wins in the 2020 Preakness Stakes with Swiss Skydiver, the 2020 Belmont with Sarava, 245 stakes wins (103 of those Graded Stakes), and over US $105 million in career earnings as a trainer. His bloodstock purchases include such notables as Curlin, two-time Eclipse Champion and Horse of The Year, Einstein (BRZ), Harlan’s Holiday, Take Charge Lady, Tejano Run, and current runners Crazy Beautiful, Tiz The Bomb, and Rattle n Roll. Horse Races Now’s database, over 380,000, will be engaged in digital marketing of legal and regulated sportsbook services to persons that are in jurisdictions where sports wagering is legal and regulated by Winners who shall act as the and collect affiliate fees for that establish new sportsbook accounts.
Kenny McPeek, CEO of Horse Races Now, stated, “We’re excited to kick off this partnership and offer our users the opportunity to engage in wagering on not only Thoroughbred racing but also sports betting.”
Wayne Allyn Root, CEO of Winners Inc., stated, “Now that we’ve secured a partnership with a prominent leader in the Horse Racing industry, we'll be going full steam ahead and expect to generate significant revenues from this deal in the near term.”
VegasWinners is a licensed sports gambling affiliate that intends to drive traffic to gaming operators for commission. Currently licensed in several states and awaiting applications in others, it is the intent of VegasWinners to get licensed in all states that allow online sports gambling. To date, online sports gambling is legal in; Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wyoming and Ontario.
Globally, sports betting accounted for US$83.65 billion in 2022 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3% from 2023 to 2030 as reported by Grand View Research. The demand for sports betting is driven by factors such as the major shift in the regulatory landscape of the global gambling sector, the penetration of connected devices, and the developing digital infrastructure. Online sports betting gained popularity during the pandemic due to an upsurge in eSports and similar forms of betting and an increased usage and accessibility of smartphones which accounted for nearly 70% of online betting in 2020 according to a recent survey from Uplatform.
ABOUT WINNERS, INC.
Winners, Inc. (OTC PINK: WNRS) through its subsidiaries is engaged in the business of sports gambling research, data, advice, analysis and predictions utilizing all available media, advertising formats and its database of users. Revenues are expected to accelerate due to the proliferation of legalized sports handicapping since the 2018 Supreme Court decision granting States have the right to approve sports. Its Subsidiaries: VegasWinners is a registered sports gambling affiliate that intends to drive traffic to gaming operators for commission and is currently registered in West Virginia, Indiana, Colorado, New Jersey, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and able to operate in New York, Nevada, Mississippi, Wyoming, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana and has made application in several other states; The LongShot Report is a rapidly growing internet/online subscription-based company that gives advice on sports picks for fantasy and sports betting including football, basketball, baseball, hockey and golf. For more information, please visit websites VegasWinners and The LongShot Report and on Social Media at Twitter.
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Brian Foy, Chief Marketing Officer