Apr 10th, 2014
Pointstreak 5050's growing roster of 13 Major League Baseball teams generated $402,348 in opening day pots for the 2014 season; smashing records and ultimately helping the causes and charities that each club supports.
The Arizona Diamondbacks lead the pack in their March 31st opening day against the San Francisco Giants with an impressive jackpot of $57,378. The Chicago White Sox's charity foundation had the best debut out of the three first-timers with a jackpot of $42,610.
Pointstreak 5050, a division of Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., added three new MLB clients this season and will shortly add the Detroit Tigers with two clubs slated to launch later this season. The first MLB club to adopt Pointstreak 5050 was the Boston Red Sox with other clubs following and seeing significant gains, such as the Cincinnati Reds who saw a 182% increase in total raffle proceeds over their past manual raffle.
The success of electronic raffles has not been restricted to the major leagues. During spring training, 10 teams from the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues that are also Pointstreak 5050 users generated a combined $582,482 in jackpots. Pointstreak 5050 also boasts a roster of over 25 Minor League clients.
Pointstreak 5050 is a highly automated electronic raffle system that tallies up raffle ticket sales made by roaming ticketsellers with handheld devices or through fixed kiosks. Since transactions are tallied in real-time, the size of the pot is broadcast instantly to fans through the scoreboard or through display screens located throughout the stadium. The big advantages of electronic raffling over the conventional manual 50/50 raffle are as follows:
ABOUT POINTSTREAK 5050
Pointstreak 5050, a division of Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., is an electronic raffle software system that drives consumer participation in raffle events while providing accountability to the raffle process. The Pointstreak 5050 system electronically captures every transaction while providing updated real-time raffle information to display devices located throughout the venue. Tickets are sold to fans through fixed touch-screen terminals and mobile devices, creating an effortless data collection system providing faster sales transaction, longer selling periods, accountability and substantial increases in average raffle proceeds. Pointstreak 5050 boasts some of sports' best brands as clients, with partners across the sports landscape including MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, MLS as well as several NASCAR events, PGA tournaments and NCAA institutions.
For more information, visit www.pointstreak5050.com.
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