Tag Archives: Horse Racing

Former BoyleSports and Entain product lead joins RMG c-level team

Former BoyleSports and Entain product lead joins RMG c-level team

Ryan Thurburn has joined Racecourse Media Group (RMG) senior leadership as its first Chief Product Officer (CPO), bringing with him extensive experience of bookmaking business. The new CPO’s prior roles in betting and gaming have included tenures at high profile omnichannel operators, including a stint as Head of Sportsbook Product at Entain and Head of Product for its Ladbrokes Coral …

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Cheltenham Festival: a roaring success or room for improvement?

SBC News Cheltenham Festival: a roaring success or room for improvement?

Cheltenham Festival is arguably one of the biggest events in the betting calendar. With 200,000+ bettors descending on the racecourse over a five day period, and even more watching the racing unfold on TV, is it an attractive proposition for sports betting companies? Conleth Byrne, Product Director at SIS, and Alex Beecham, Managing Director of Checkd Media, gave SBC News …

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Kyle Brady, FSB: curating the perfect horse racing offering ahead of Cheltenham Festival

SBC News Kyle Brady, FSB: curating the perfect horse racing offering ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Horse racing’s biggest week starts here with more than 200,000 racing fans expected to descend on Cheltenham racecourse this week. And with Constitution Hill tipped as a punters’ favourite, this year’s festival will no doubt be action packed. Ahead of the four-day event, we caught up with FSB’s Head of Trading Risk Kyle Brady about why the Cheltenham Festival is …

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RMG finds ‘potentially hundreds of thousands’ using unlicensed firms

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The new Gambling Minister has been urged by Racecourse Media Group (RMG) CEO Martin Stevenson to consider consumer opinions as the ‘long overdue’ White Paper regulatory overhaul looms.  Stevenson cited a recent survey by one of RMG’s subsidiaries, Racing TV, which quizzed 3,500 of the channel’s members on Gambling Act review topics, finding discontent with stricter measures and apparent engagement …

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Jockey Club appoints Stewart Mitchell for estate asset management

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Stewart Mitchell has been named as the latest member of The Jockey Club’s senior management team, joining as Managing Director of Group Property. His new remit will revolve around management of the Jockey Club’s real estate across 15 racecourses, including Cheltenham, Epsom, and Grand National host venue Aintree, as well as The National Stud. Reporting to Chief Executive Nevin Truesdale …

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Metric Gaming’s Marc Thomas: delivering ‘an unmatched racing product’

metric gaming delivering an unmatched racing product

With the ink barely dry on its latest deal with RacebookHQ, Metric Gaming is already looking forward to a fruitful collaboration that will deliver a higher yield for operators, enhance retention and revolutionise the way stakeholders can perform. Marc Thomas, CCO of Metric, explains all in this SBC exclusive. You recently announced a strategic partnership between Metric and RacebookHQ (RBHQ); …

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BetConstruct goes to the races with SIS partnership

SBC News BetConstruct goes to the races with SIS partnership

SIS (Sports Information Services) has become the latest company to partner with BetConstruct in an agreement which the two believe will “bring continued progress and undeniable success” to their network of partners. The new alliance will significantly strengthen the racing offering of BetConstruct’s partners, with SIS providing content from a range of international meetings. This will include horse racing footage …

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Alex Kornilov, BETEGY: How horse racing can engage with the younger demographic

Alex Kornilov, Betegy at Betting on Sports Europe

Ahead of his appearance at this week’s Betting on Sports Europe conference at Twickenham Stadium in London, BETEGY’s CEO Alex Kornilov spoke to SBC News about how horse racing can reach a new audience, the future of betting shops, and player engagement in the UK market.  SBC: As an expert on player engagement, how would BETEGY define the core player …

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