Tag Archives: BAGS

Paddy Power takes BAGS live across its retail premises

Paddy Power has signed up to take BAGS (“Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service”) greyhound content live via its TV channel across its 631 shops. Director of The Racing Partnership, Mark Kingston, said: “We are delighted that Paddy Power has joined other betting shop operators in being able to show BAGS greyhound fixtures on their channels.   The BAGS schedule comprises over …

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GMG strikes content agreement with BAGS for Greyhound Racing

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A minimum of 1,619 greyhound fixtures from 12 established tracks are to be made available to the betting industry from the start of 2018. This follows a new agreement between Arena Racing Company (ARC), who represent the media interest of Greyhound Media Group (GMG), and the Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS). Dominic Ford, Chairman of BAGS, added: “BAGS has been …

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GBGB considers race integrity after Sittingbourne BAGS removal

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The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) will consider whether any Rules of Racing were breached at Central Park Stadium Sittingbourne in 2015, after a greyhound was incorrectly removed from the starting line at the request of Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS). Now that the Gambling Commission has concluded its own investigations into the 20:52 race on 23 April, the …

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Watch & Bet…LeoVegas Sports adds BAGS live stream greyhound racing

New online bookmaker LeoVegas Sports, has announced that it will be adding ‘live stream’ greyhound racing provisions supplied by the Bookmaker Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS). LeoVegas Sports, which operates through a Kambi powered sports betting platform, will add live races from 18 BAGS syndicated greyhound tracks across the UK, opening its ‘bet & watch’ in-play service. The BAGS content will …

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BAGS greyhound streaming boosts racing’s funds by £750,000

Bookmakers are to add three quarters of a million pounds into the coffers of greyhound racing after the successful launch of a new streaming service six months ago. BAGS, the Bookmakers’ Afternoon Greyhound Service which organises greyhound fixtures to be televised in betting shops,  has announced that it has raised almost £750,000 additional funds for the greyhound racing industry via …

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Can greyhound racing win the battle to prove its worth?

Just when it looked like London’s last greyhound track was going to be replaced by AFC Wimbledon’s search for a new stadium, last month plans were ‘called in’ by the Mayor’s office. Scott Longley asks if this turn in fortunes can be reflected across the sport in general. The reprieve granted to Wimbledon greyhound stadium in mid-April was a rare piece …

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Paul Witten – SIS – Greyhound Racing’s New Direction…

Having agreed to broadcast Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS) greyhound racing on multiple digital verticals, SIS Commercial Director Paul Witten details to SBC the partnership plans which aim to open the sport to new consumers. ______________________ SBC: Hi Paul, SIS will have access to almost 30,000 BAGS greyhound races from 20 UK tracks and a remit to build a digital …

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SIS extends BAGS race coverage to international markets

Sports betting provisions provider SIS has extended its existing partnership with the Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS), by announcing the launch of a new streaming service for international customers. SIS will been given access to live stream BAGS 30,000 greyhound races from 20 associated UK tracks. SIS will distribute the coverage and race data to international bookmakers via its betting …

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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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BAGS to remind tracks to keep an eye on bookmakers

BAGS, the Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service, has said that it will address the concerns highlighted by the Gambling Commission over the robustness of the mechanism to deliver SPs for greyhound racing. The organisation issued a statement, saying: “The Commission comments that although there will be no criminal charges, there remains a degree of concern about the integrity of the markets …

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