08/31/2016 3:58PM

Oaklawn Park plans upgrades to tote board


Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., and the United Tote Co. announced Wednesday that they have entered into a long-term agreement that will lead to significant upgrades to the track’s infield tote boards as well as its self-serve wagering terminals. Oaklawn also will now be able to accommodate 14 betting interests instead of its traditional 12. The changes are to be in place for the meet that opens in January.

“We’re bringing a lot of new features and technology to the Arkansas racing fan,” said Bobby Geiger, director of wagering and gaming for Oaklawn. “The most noticeable changes for 2017 will be cutting-edge self-service wagering terminals, new high-visibility odds indication in the infield tote boards coupled with high-resolution will-pay and price display, upgraded odds indication throughout the grandstand, and the ability to offer 14 separate wagering interests on a single race.”

United Tote will implement F4 terminals featuring the Enterbet Wagering User Interface, said Vic Harrison, senior sales director for United Tote.

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SebastianLubow More than 1 year ago
Oaklawn needs to spend more on updating their grandstand and box seating area. I have been waiting for a box for 11 or 12 years and they continue to not do anything to increase seating. I am tired of going over there and giving them my money. So, I choose not to until they increase seating or come up with something more comfortable. They have the worst seats of any Class A track in North America. I have been to all of them.
RingForFrodo More than 1 year ago
How about upgrading your wagering menu?  Arguably, two of the most popular wagers at ALL Class A Racetracks in North America, the low takeout Pick 5 and the Rainbow 6 are still nowhere to be seen at Oaklawn Park.  Mr Geiger, as the man in charge, How can that be?
William More than 1 year ago
What a waste of money for a business that slowly going down the tubes.