Tag Archives: Catterick Racecourse

Sunak highlights racing concerns to DCMS ahead of Spring Statement

DCMS has been warned to protect the interests of horseracing, as the department prepares to publish its forthcoming White Paper that will demand a wholesale regulatory reform of the gambling sector. This weekend, Chancellor Rishi Sunak is reported to have raised ‘specific questions’ with DCMS secretary Nadine Dorries on whether UK racing’s concerns have been weighed up by inbound reforms. …

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RMG CEO urges horse racing stakeholders to engage with Gambling Act review

Martin Stevenson, CEO of the Racecourse Media Group (RMG), has called on horse racing stakeholders to maintain lobbying efforts over the 2005 Gambling Act review, as reported by the Racing Post.  In particular, Stevenson has noted that the potential consequences of the overhaul of the UK’s gambling legislation could extend beyond the betting industry to impact horse racing – the …

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BGC supports £6,000 per outlet ‘recovery grants’ but calls for further action

The UK government has announced that all non-essential services – including betting shops – will receive direct cash payments of £6,000 per site in ‘recovery grants.’ Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, made the announcement ahead of the confirmation of the country’s national Budget this coming Wednesday. As part of the plans, a grant scheme totalling £5 billion will be …

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