Tag Archives: greyhound racing

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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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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GBGB wants Racing Right extended to greyhound racing

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has urged the UK government to extend its Betting Right legislation to cover UK greyhound racing. Following last week’s announcement of the Betting Right by UK Chancellor George Osbourne, GBGB management showed its support for the introduction of the legislation which would tax funds for wagers placed on UK racing through licensed UK …

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Tatts Group CEO Robbie Cooke slams Australian greyhound industry

Robbie Cooke CEO of Australian sports betting and gambling operator Tatts Group has slammed Australian greyhound racing operations, stating that Tatts Group may be forced to withdraw advertising if shocking allegations of cheating and animal cruelty are true. A TV Exposé by ABC News showed shocking images of animal cruelty by individual greyhound trainers, who used animals such as piglets, …

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