Tag Archives: Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF)

Horseracing Bettors Forum surveys punters on racing fixtures

The Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) has confirmed the launch of its 2020 survey which will allow punters betting both on and off course to suggest improvements to current fixture lists. The survey, which will run from 27th February until 31st March 2020, will give racegoers an opportunity to make their opinions heard regarding the issues over race meetings, as well …

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SBC’s Year In Review: May’s big betting news

As 2019 comes to a close SBC looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world.  This fifth edition looks at May and more specifically at key improvements needed in horseracing, the mobile betting preference of customers, 1xBet’s entry into the US market and Golden Race’s African success.  HBF survey highlights …

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William Hill revamps Best Odds promotion with Racing Refunds

After being revealed as the most favoured bookmaker concession in a recent Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) survey, William Hill has announced that it will be revamping its Best Odds Guaranteed promotion. The changes to the promotion, set to come into play on Thursday, will now mean that customers will only be able to access the concession from midnight on the …

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HBF survey highlights areas for improvement in the industry

A Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) survey published earlier this week has identified a number of factors which set out the ways the horseracing industry and associated betting activities can be improved. The survey, which received 1024 responses, was created to gain a cross-sectional view of the racing industry from bettors with the hope of using the survey to prioritise future …

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Simon Rowlands ends tenure as Chair of racing’s Bettors Forum

The Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) has announced that founding Chairman Simon Rowlands has stepped down as leading representative of its organisation. Rowlands is a founding member of the HBF, a group formed in 2015 with the assistance of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to represent the interests of UK racing’s betting customers. A key stakeholder for UK racing, Rowlands represented the …

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BetVictor unveils new Guaranteed Bet market on UK & Irish races

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Gibraltar-headquartered bookmaker BetVictor has announced plans to give all customers the opportunity to win up to £500 on every UK & Ireland horse race – irrespective of the grade. As of today, when placing a single bet as normal, customers will be presented with the option of selecting Guaranteed Bet, a new market which will give customers the chance to …

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