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Winning Post: Changing perceptions of animal betting sports

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. US: Florida greyhounds – dog days are over Florida, home to the oldest continually operated dog track in the world (and one of the largest) has banned wagering on greyhound races in …

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888 recruits SIS for greyhound boost

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Racing content and data provider Sports Information Services has penned a deal with global operator 888, as part of which it’s to provide its British and Irish greyhound content. Under the terms of the deal the organisation is to deliver its live greyhound pictures and data to the 888sports brand, bringing in excess of 30,000 races each year. In its …

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BHA aims to enhance integrity and safety with“one team” focus

British horseracing is to see the evolution of its officiating model from 2019, designed to raise the bar on the sports regulation, in addition to how it handles issues of integrity, safety, welfare and the management of risk on the racecourse. Coming as the result of an extensive consultation process, the new raceday regulatory system was born on the belief …

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MansionBet unveils KSI vs Logan Paul boxing sponsorship

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MansionBet has announced the latest entry into its sponsorship portfolio, as the operator throws its support behind the KSI versus Logan Paul boxing match. Stating that it’s “pleased to continue supporting the lighter side of sports with this unique sponsorship,” it sees the firm build upon its deal with impressionist Darren Farley, which sees a variety of exclusive video content …

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Kwiff reprimanded by the ASA over fake odds advertisement

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Sports betting app Kwiff has been reprimanded by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after odds used in a television advertisement were found to be fake. The ad in question, seen in December of last year, contained an example bet placed by “Adam from Clitheroe” on a PSG vs Celtic game, and stated “Adam’s odds on PSG were perfectly normal 11/8”. …

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British Horseracing receives 2017 boost reports The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club has announced 2017 figures detailing a ninth successive year of growth, as well as a record contribution to British horseracing prize money. Welcoming four million people to its venues throughout the year, the group has reported revenues exceeding £200m for the first time, up 5.2 percent year-on-year to £201.1m, driven by increases in admissions, media, hospitality and …

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Trainers lose self-certification rights due to non-runner scheme

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The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has suspended the right to withdraw horses via self-certificate of 13 flat trainers, as a result of relatively high non-runner rates. A number of trainers were warned in August that they had until an April 1 cut off to ensure rates were below the prescribed threshold, currently set at 14% on the flat and 12% …

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Open field at Augusta ahead of Golf’s first major of the year

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The 2018 US Masters is almost upon us, with the triumphant individual not only receiving the honour of donning the famous green jacket at the Augusta National, but also taking home a $1.9m slice of the $11m purse. It could be argued that a plethora of names are serious contenders to be on top upon the tournaments culmination this Sunday …

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Arena Racing Company and British EBF to increase investment

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An increase in investment and prize money is set to be felt, following the establishment of a new partnership between the Arena Racing Company (ARC) and the British arm of the European Breeders Fund (EBF). One such benefit is the creation of new races for two-year-olds at both the Newcastle and Great Yarmouth racecourses, with the latter, a £15,000 Class …

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Britbet at centre of racecourse pool betting operations

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Through the formation of a new partnership, Britbet has been revealed as the customer facing brand for racecourse pool betting operations. As part of an agreement between the majority of British racecourses to offer pool betting services from July of this year, it has now been announced that Britbet will be its customer facing name. Under the terms of the …

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