OpenBet Processes Record 85,000 Peak Bets Per Minute During 2023 Grand National

OpenBet, a prominent platform, content, and service provider in the global sports betting industry, achieved record-breaking results during the three-day racing festival at Aintree. The company reported processing 48 million bets throughout the event and an 8% increase in bets placed on the Grand National Festival compared to 2022.

Derek Fox guided Corach Rambler to a historic victory in the world’s most prestigious steeplechase. Betting activity reached an all-time high during the race, with OpenBet reporting 100% uptime and 85,000 peak bets per minute across all operators, facilitated by the supplier’s robust platform technology.

Key highlights across OpenBet’s customers included:

  • Nearly 20 million bets were placed on the Grand National 5.15 race itself
  • The average stake for singles across Win and Each Way markets was £5.27, nearly £2.50 lower compared to the Cheltenham Festival
  • The top 3 most backed horses were ‘Aint That A Shame,’ ‘Any Second Now,’ and ‘The Big Dog’
  • 5% of total Grand National bets placed were on the winner ‘Corach Rambler’

OpenBet’s partners, including renowned brands from Entain and Flutter Entertainment, were able to offer racing enthusiasts an exceptional betting experience, owing to the reliability and scalability of the supplier’s robust platform. These results further solidify the long-standing relationships between the companies and underscore why OpenBet remains the partner of choice for market-leading operators.

Jordan Levin, CEO at OpenBet said, “At OpenBet, we understand the importance of the world’s biggest sporting events for our partners, and once again we have delivered. As expected, betting interest on the Grand National was exceptionally high, and the operators that OpenBet fuels were fully equipped with the technology and services required to provide a seamless betting experience for millions of players across the globe.

“We’re constantly innovating and upgrading our technology to provide the most advanced and reliable products and services to our partners. This success at the Grand National only reinforces our commitment to excellence, and we’re excited to continue working with our partners to deliver even more success in the future.”

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