|Wireless software development firm Phantom Fiber has announced a partnership with TwinSpires.com, the official advance-deposit wagering service for Churchill Downs Inc and its family of racetracks, to extend the functionality of the TwinSpires.com wagering platform to mobile phones and PDAs.|
Toronto-based Phantom Fiber stated that the mobile solution will be developed and implemented over the next few months to extend the full range of existing online functions including wagering transactions, racing news and alerts, race programs, payment processing and live video streaming to over 1,500 mobile phones and other devices supported by its proprietary platform.
“Phantom Fiber continues to concentrate on its core business, a state-of-the-art mobile offering,” said Jeff Halloran, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Phantom Fiber.
“Having been selected as the mobile partner of choice by such a high-profile client as Churchill Downs validates that we are on the right path. We are excited to partner with the premier brand in horse racing on a project that will further enhance customers’ wagering experience by giving them increased flexibility.”
'Churchill Downs is fully focused on growing its account-wagering business and finding the right mobile technology partner is key to offering our customers greater access to news and handicapping information as well as greater convenience in their wagering transactions,” said Vernon Niven, President of TwinSpires.com.