American betting giant joins PMU, The Jockey Club & Tabcorp

Ron Luniewski, the President of of Xpressbet the multi-billion dollar leading player in the North American horseracing industry, is the latest key industry figure to sign up as a speaker for the for an exclusive/invite-only audience of 200 top executives at the prestigious Leaders in Racing conference, taking place on 10th and 11th October 2012 at Chelsea FC in London.

Ron has played an integral role in multiyear partnership deals to make Xpressbet the official wagering partner of the World Championships and the title sponsor of The Breeders’ Cup Sprint. He’s also leading a major industry drive to provide the excitement of wagering to customers, and in helping to increase the growth of the Breeders’ Cup in North America and overseas. He’s joining an expert panel for this year’s conference that already includes Philippe Germond, Chairman and CEO, PMU; Paul Bittar, Chief Executive, British Horse Racing Authority and Brendan Parnell, Chief Operating Officer, Tabcorp and he is set to share his vision for the future of betting and racing.

Xpressbet is part of the Stronach Group which currently owns and manages racetracks in North America, and one racetrack in Austria. Stronach Group also operates the simulcasting venues at these tracks, as well as OTB (Off-track betting) facilities.

Leaders in Racing is an exclusive, invite-only event was launched in 2011 with a sell-out attendance of 250 director-level executives from over 25 countries, including representatives from 18 Jockey clubs, 33 associations and 40 betting operators. It is held as part of the world famous Leaders Sport Summit, which attracts the top 1,500 executives from world sport for 2 days of learning and networking.

To register your interest for the event or to learn more about Leaders in Racing please contact one of the team on +44 (0) 207 042 8666 or email

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