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Israel government settles GBI Racing contract termination

Having implemented a federal ban on horseracing wagering, the government of Israel has settled its dispute with UK and Ireland racing content distributor GBI Racing. GBI Racing, the joint venture of broadcasters’ Racing UK and At The Races, will gain a compensation of 23 million Shekels (£4.9 million) for the termination of the contract with Israel Sports Betting Board (ISBB), …

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In-race data a British Racing first at Wolverhampton

This week fixtures at Wolverhampton Racecourses became the first in British Racing to have sectional timing and in-race data shown on screen by At The Races. It means that viewers of At The Races are now able to see, in real time, a wealth of new information on the screen which includes, the speed of the leading horse, the time …

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At The Races greenlights TV spots announcing Ladbrokes Coral as first advertiser

UK dedicated horseracing channel At The Races has announced that it will allow sports betting brands to advertise on its broadcasts service for the first time. The Sky and Arena Racing co-owned channel makes its advertising announcement, having secured a new partnership with FTSE bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral, which will see its flagship brands appear during commercial advertising breaks. The channel …

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At The Races improves its mobile betting app with Simplestream

Dan Finch, Simplestream

Horse racing channel At The Races has worked with Simplestream to release a tablet extension and offline viewing capability for its mobile betting app. Built with Simplestream’s Media Manager, the app is designed to facilitate an extended reach for the company, and meet consumer expectation for services to be accessed from any device. Its API-driven multiple-betting system enables users to …

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Bet365 to defend title as SBC Awards shortlists announced

The SBC Awards shortlist is finally ready, and the sports betting industry is one step closer to recognising the very best companies in 2016. Bet365 will defend its ‘Bookmaker of the Year’ prize at the SBC Awards 2016, after being shortlisted alongside Sky Betting and Gaming, Unibet, 10Bet and Pinnacle. The Stoke-based bookmaker is also in the running for the …

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UK Racing shows concern over betting pre-watershed advertising ban

The Guardian newspaper reports that senior figures in UK racing are concerned regarding the potential UK government blanket ban on sports betting advertising pre the UK 9pm watershed. Racing industry stakeholders are said to be particularly anxious with regards to its new £30 million four-year racing broadcast partnership with ITV which begins in January 2017. The success of ITV as …

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ITV plans 40 days of racing coverage in 2017

UK terrestrial broadcaster ITV has confirmed that it will show 40 days of racing on its main channel in 2017. ITV who secured UK racing terrestrial rights in January 2016, will begin coverage of the sport on New Year’s Day with its first broadcast on ITV from Cheltenham. Adding racing to its sports content, ITV will gain exclusive coverage of …

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Tipster Challenge – Nicholson picks his winners at Wincanton

It’s time for Week 8 in the Tipster Challenge! Let’s find out if Ed Nicholson from Unibet can handle the pressure of keeping the Guest team on top of the leaderboard! Ed has been professionally involved in racing and betting for nearly 25 years, having started with Ladbrokes in 1993, and is currently Head of Racing and PR at Unibet. He …

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BAGS greyhound races go online

BAGS (Bookmakers’ Afternoon Greyhound Service), SIS and Sport Mediastream, (the streaming platform owned by At The Races), have launched a new live video streaming service for British greyhound racing. For the first time, BAGS Greyhound Racing, one of the staples of the UK betting shop experience will be available to customers online. Customers will be able to view each single …

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New mobile app brings horseracing to hand

 At The Races has launched a brand new, comprehensive and free to download app for all iPhone and Android users.  The At The Races app gives users access to horse racing news, race cards, video form, tipsters, Timeform analysis and betting services. The At The Races app brings content and services from the UK’s largest racing TV channel and website …

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