Sportech delivers innovative gaming entertainment and excitement.

Investing in Winning Experiences.

Sportech have invested millions over the last ten years to significantly grow and enhance our Connecticut gaming venues and digital gaming platforms and to develop our innovative lottery and iGaming solution.

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We're proud to be in our third decade of delivering responsible gaming excitement and innovative gaming solutions.

Backing Responsibility

We pride ourselves on operating at the highest levels of integrity and working with governing bodies, regulators and official sporting bodies to provide sustainable and socially responsible betting.

Responsible Gaming

Sportech takes its responsibility to consumers and clients very seriously. The Group operates in highly regulated markets, where the need for responsible behaviour is key.

Charitable Initiatives

Sportech engages in chartable initiatives through regular corporate giving. In addition, a portion of every dollar wagered through our Connecticut business helps fund responsible gaming initiatives.

Employee Responsibility

Sportech employs an estimated 400 team members in the Americas and the UK. The Group is committed to providing a safe, rewarding work experience and working environment to every employee.

Environmental Responsibility

Sportech works to reduce our impact on the natural environment, with internal initiatives to address resource consumption and digital products that help reduce reliance on paper in betting transactions.

Board of Directors

Giles Vardey

Non-Executive Chairman

Giles Vardey joined the Sportech Board as a Non-Executive Director in November 2017. With more than 35 years of business and boardroom experience, latterly in non-executive roles at public and private companies. Roles have included Chief Executive of Greig Middleton and President and CEO of Fidelity Brokerage Services. As well as holding senior investment banking positions at firms including Salomon Brothers, County NatWest and Swiss Bank Corporation. His gaming industry experience includes the role of Non-Executive Chairman of Trident Gaming Limited from 2005 to 2008, when the business was sold to Partygaming PLC.

Ben Warn

Non-Executive Director

Ben Warn joined the Sportech Board as a Non-Executive Director in June 2020. Ben is a digital specialist bringing over 20 years’ experience in senior commercial, business development and marketing roles within the betting and gaming industry. His passion is combining sports content with technology to create new products, drive revenue and increase user engagement. Ben has held Senior Executive positions with Ukbetting PLC, Rank Interactive, and Sky Betting and Gaming, the most recent being at the Perform Group, where he was CEO of their Gaming Division.

Andrew Lindley

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Lindley was named CEO in September 2021. He began his career in gambling in 2005 as General Counsel for the UK Tote, steering it through to eventual privatisation in 2011 and having also moved into a business role as the Group Commercial Director during his tenure.
Andrew co-founded successful lottery betting and technology businesses including and, has served as non-executive director on a number of film, media and PLC boards (including Turf TV and SiS in the gambling sector) and remains a UK registered solicitor.

Nicola Rowlands

Chief Financial Officer

Nicola Rowlands was named CFO in September 2021. She joined Sportech in November 2010 to head up Group Finance and support the Executive team for the enlarged international business following the acquisition of Sportech Racing. Nicola qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC and after four years of auditing businesses varying in size from small owner managed businesses to complex international groups she made the move into industry to Parkwood Holdings plc, where she held various roles including Finance Director of the landscaping and arboriculture subsidiary and latterly Group Financial Controller. Nicola is also a qualified tax advisor.


Ted Taylor

President of Sportech Venues

Ted was appointed President of Sportech Venues in 2010 and is responsible for Sportech’s venues and digital betting channels in Connecticut. Prior to that appointment, Ted was Managing Director of The Football Pools and Head of Business Development with specific responsibility for e-Gaming. Ted has significant commercial, technical and pool betting experience from his time as Operations Director of Arena Leisure PLC and previously with Harry Ramsdens PLC.