Tag Archives: horseracing

Gala Coral launches Legends of Racing slot

Continuing a busy summer of exclusive game development and launches, Gala Coral has released Legends of Racing, an online slot game available on desktop browsers, mobile and tablet.  It is the latest game designed and developed by the company’s in-house studio CR Games. This latest release is in partnership with Rewards4Racing and features some of the biggest names in flat racing …

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A look at the trends in the UK betting market

Adelina Moisan of EveryMatrix takes a look at some of the recent findings that have emerged about player behaviour in the UK betting market and the implications for the industry. The Brits are a nation of thrill seekers, at least according to a study on the UK betting behaviour published by Smart Live Gaming. From the looks of it, online …

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Darren Moore: Betting Gods provides ‘profitable, reliable and consistent tipsters’

Darren Moore, founder of tipping website Betting Gods, explains how a focus on quality means that its customers remain happy and its tipsters remain at the top of their game. SBC: What does the Betting Gods service provide that sets you apart from the competition? We feel we’re more personal than most of the big tipster networks out there, with …

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Coral gets Ben de Lisi to design Royal Ascot dress

Over 350,000 race goers will descend upon Royal Ascot this month – one of Britain’s most popular horse racing events. However it is becoming as well known as being a famous fashion event of the sporting calendar as it is for the horseracing. To reflect that, bookmaker Coral has created the ultimate fashion homage to the races – a designer …

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Racecourses see 10% uplift in media rights revenues

The 34 British racecourses affiliated to Racecourse Media Group (RMG) received £74.4million in media rights revenues in 2014 – a 15% increase on 2013. These revenues, which are paid via licence fees, are generated from: Licensed Betting Office (LBO) payments to Turf TV (betting shop service provider) Racing UK (multi-platform subscription channel) Internet (Bet2View streams) GBI Racing (international TV betting and …

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Sky Bet’s Sebastian Butterworth – The National is ‘a really high pressured day’

Sebastian Butterworth, Head of Horse Racing Trading at Sky Bet, talks about the bookmaker’s preparations for one of the biggest betting days of the year. What goes on in the Sky Bet Head Office on the day of the Grand National? On the morning of the National the traders will get in at about 7am. The prices for Aintree will …

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Bettingexpert launches 15 new tipping competitions

Bettingexpert, the super affiliate tipping network with customers across 10 languages, has revamped its competition structure after reaching the milestone of 100,000 tips a month. While the Tipster of the Month competition still offers a £3,000 prize pool, bettingexpert has now started competitions for specific sports. The best football tipsters can now compete every month for a share of €3,000, …

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10 ways spread betting can offer a different angle to the Grand National

Andy MacKenzie, Marketing Communications Manager for sports and financial betting company Spreadex – the only bookmaker to offer fixed odds and spread betting from one account, explores the different markets that spread betting firms can offer over the Grand National. It’s the one day of the year the country turns into a nation of gamblers as horses are backed due …

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Government branded ‘bunch of tossers’ over machine regulations

Ahead of a General Election in which none of the parties have garnered popular support, Lord David Lispey has perhaps captured the mood of the nation by branding the Government ‘tossers’. Lord Lipsey has called the Government ‘a bunch of tossers’ for not implementing the Gaming Machine (Circumstances of Use) (Amendment) Regulations – which requires anyone playing with stakes above …

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Doncaster to host the BetBright February Festival

Doncaster Racecourse’s February National Hunt programme, which incorporates the £50,000 BetBright Grimthorpe feature Chase on Saturday 28 February, are to be headline sponsored by BetBright the online sports betting site, which has partnered with the racecourse for the next three years. Doncaster’s three latter February fixtures (18, 27 and 28 February) will be known collectively as ‘The BetBright February Festival’ …

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