Sportech has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for a technology partner to help it establish a market-leading presence in the US market as it begins a “wide-ranging review” of its online gaming operations.

Speaking following the publication of the operator’s interim results, Sportech chief executive Ian Penrose explained that the company’s US-facing Sportech Racing subsidiary, which posted revenues of £34.3m for the period, was “primarily a US racing and technology business”.

However, he said that over the coming years the company was looking to “develop this to become a US gaming business, leveraging our position as a leading operator and technology provider.”

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