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Daily Racing Form to promote British Champions Day to US audience

US racing publication Daily Racing Form (DRF) has announced that full-card past performances of the 18 October QIPCO British Champions Day from Ascot Racecourse will appear nationally in all of that day’s print editions of DRF, as part of a special agreement with Great British Racing International (GBRI). Wagering on QIPCO Champions Day will be available in North America at …

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SIS launches betting ‘easy guides’

LBO broadcaster SIS is trialling a new series of short promotional videos on its FACTS service in an effort to help bookmakers boost the popularity of key bet-types. The collection – called ‘My Favourite Bets’ – feature two bet-types which are seen as fun for punters, have potentially high returns and offer a better margin for operators. The bet-types – …

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On-course bookmakers fail age test

On-course betting operators are being warned that they must do more to prevent underage gambling after every track bookmaker approached in a test purchasing operation served a 16-year-old without asking for proof of age. People must be 18 or over to place bets at a racecourse. The tests were undertaken at Ascot on 20 June 2014 under the supervision of …

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Racing UK to go big on first Royal Ascot

Broadcaster Racing UK is to dedicate a record 50 hours of coverage to Royal Ascot next week – the first time the world-famous fixture will be broadcast on the leading horseracing channel. Ascot’s media rights have transferred from At The Races to Racecourse Media Group (RMG, the parent company of Racing UK) in a near-five-year deal. RMG will be responsible …

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