Tag Archives: Horse Racing

Winning Post – Assessing the climate around UK regulation

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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. UK: Regulation – Talking About Their Generation; The Kids Aren’t All Right Another week, another shoeing for Britain’s beleaguered gambling industry as fresh outrage arrived in the shape of the Gambling Commission’s …

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Winning Post: Industry braced for budget blow

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. UK: Politics – Budget Day to bring tricks not treats The pumpkins are out, fake cobweb and plastic skeletons adorn the pubs – but Halloween may come early for gambling operators with …

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Bruce Millington to stand down as Racing Post editor

After 11 successful years in the role, Bruce Millington has announced he is going to stand down as the editor of the Racing Post. Earlier this month, Millington moderated a hugely enjoyable panel at the Betting on Sports Conference, which discussed how horse racing can appeal to a wider audience and whether the sport is becoming too elitist. Also speaking …

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SIS: Bringing 24/7 content to bettors

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Simon Fraser, Head of International Racing at SIS, discusses the importance of delivering quality betting opportunities around the clock to drive engagement and revenues. Consumers demand and expect immediacy when it comes to everyday things, whether it’s shopping for goods online or viewing their favourite TV show, and betting is no different. They also have high expectations for the content …

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BHA appoints Atholl Duncan as Interim Chairman

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has confirmed that Atholl Duncan, the current Senior Independent Director of the Board, will take over as Interim BHA Chairman after Steve Harman steps down from the role on 12 November. Atholl’s appointment comes after the recommendation of the BHA’s Nominations Committee, which reports to the BHA Board and contains representatives of the BHA’s members …

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Sky Bet steps up with minimum bet guarantee

Sky Bet has become the latest online UK operator, to roll out a minimum bet guarantee to its customers. The guarantee will allow punters to bet to win £500 on Class 1 and Class 2 races from 10am on the morning of the race. The new minimum bet, which also applies to restricted customers, means that Sky Bet has become …

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Winning Post – A boost for British horseracing

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. K: betting on horseracing – 2017-18 Levy, the last hurrah? The GB Horserace Betting Levy Board reported an annual income of £95m in 2017/18. This represents a 46% increase on the previous …

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British Racing reveals increase in meetings for 2019

Publishing its 2019 Fixture List, British Racing has outlined a slight increase in the number of race meetings in 2019. The announcement comes after a unanimous agreement from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), Racecourse Association (RCA) and Horsemen’s Group, as well as the approval by the BHA Board. It has emphasised that the focus in compiling the 2019 Fixture List …

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Winning Post – The implications of Italian regulations

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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. Italy: commercial gambling – ad ban demonstrates failure to communicate Further to last week’s reports, Italy’s council of Ministers approved the so called ‘Dignity Decree’on Monday which introduced a blanket ban on …

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Winning Post – The importance of timing for UK gambling regulation

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. UK: In Parliament – Timing is Everything There are few sure things in matters of gambling regulation but it is looking increasingly likely that the reduction in maximum stakes on betting shop …

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