Tag Archives: GBI Racing

Extensive new racing channel launches in Africa

Kiron Interactive has struck a deal with Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited to launch a fixed odds betting channel – including live British, Irish and South African horse racing, and virtual racing – in betting shops throughout Africa. The new satellite channel, named Racing World, will offer fixed odds betting on British and Irish racing (Jumps and Flat), South African …

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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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GBI Racing – British & Irish racing attracts record betting turnover overseas

GBI Racing, which broadcasts British and Irish racing to betting shops and online operators in more than 40 countries, has reported a record performance for the first half of 2015. Preliminary results for the six months up to June 30, 2015 showed an operating profit of £6.5m, up £0.6m up on the same period in 2014. Factors behind the uplift include:  …

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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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Dispute over horseracing coverage continues in South Africa

A row over broadcast rights to horseracing in South Africa doesn’t appear to be heading to a conclusion soon if press statements from all the warring partners are any indication. The Phumelela-part owned Tellytrack has been aggressively defending its commercial licences of late by clamping down on any retail bookmaker showing its racing TV channel for the domestic environment. Tellytrack …

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