OPAP’s Horse races SA in strategic partnership with Nicosia Race Club

13 March 2018
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Two additional horseracing meetings per week and common pool for players in Greece and Cyprus

The strategic cooperation of OPAP’s Horse Races SA and Nicosia Race Club was presented in a special event that was held on Friday, March 9 at Athens Hippodrome in Markopoulo. The event was attended by the Board of Directors of Horse Races SA and representatives of the management of Nicosia Race Club. The entire horseracing community, owners, Greek and Cypriot jockeys, as well as coaches, were also present at the event and expressed their optimism for the big step by Greek and Crypriot horse races.

In the context of the new partnership, which is already met with success during its first steps, players from Greece can bet on races conducted at the Nicosia racetrack every Wednesday at 15:30 and every Sunday at 15:00, and participate in a common pool.

2nd Vice President of Horse Races SA, Odysseas Christoforou and Chief Operations Officer of Horse Races SA, Kostas Alexopoulos welcomed the new partnership that enriches the betting product and thanked Nicosia Race Club.

Vice President of Nicosia Race Club, Alexis Charalampidis, stressed: “I hope that our partnership will soon enter the second phase, which includes new initiatives such as “All Star Show” events with the participation of Greek and Cypriot champions. The common goal of the two organizations is the constant upgrading of horse races and the enhancement of the partnership for mutual benefit”.

The President of the Association of Greek Owners of Racing Horses, Marios Koutsomitis, has mentioned: “I would like to congratulate Horse Races SA and OPAP for implementing steady steps for the development of Greek horse races. The Association of Greek Owners of Racing Horses is open to any joint actions with Cypriot horse owners or Nicosia Race Club, aiming at the promotion of the horseracing product”.

Cypriot horseracing in Pame Stoixima coupon

This new addition enriches the Pame Stoixima-Horse Races coupon, which already includes French horseracing (PMU), British and Irish races (GBI Racing), and South African meetings (Phumelela).

Fans have the opportunity to play the popular SUPERFECTA, SCORE 6 and JACKPOT 9 games of the Cypriot horse races, among other options. The SWINGER, SCORE 4 / SCORE 6 and JACKPOT 9 bets offer guaranteed amounts of 1,000 Euros, 5,000 Euros and 20,000 Euros, in winnings respectively. The JACKPOT 9 game has handed out up to 1,000,000 Euros in winnings to players.

The minimum bet is set at 2 Euros. In JACKPOT 9, the minimum bet is 0.5 Euros. Moreover, the SUPERFECTA bet costs 1 Euro per column for four combinations or more.

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