Tag Archives: LBO

UKGC datasets report stable summer for UK gambling

Sarah Garnder: UKGC consultation conclusions due this summer

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published its latest datasets tracking the prevalence and engagement of gambling in Britain up to the period of September 2023.  In March 2020, the Commission started publishing industry datasets on a quarterly basis to provide transparency on gambling activities to industry stakeholders, coinciding with the UK’s implementation of COVID-19 lockdown measures. The report’s data …

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Winning Post: Coming out of lockdown… Here comes the tricky part!

SBC News Winning Post: Coming out of lockdown... Here comes the tricky part!

As UK business and society have been provided with their pathways out of lockdown in H2 2021. Regulus Partners states that UK gambling is in for a rude awakening as covid triggers the industry’s generational change. Over the course of the last week, Britain has been given its (likely) path out of lockdown, statistics on online gambling activity which provides …

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Richard FitzGerald steps down as RMG CEO

SBC News Richard FitzGerald steps down as RMG CEO

Richard FitzGerald, the chief executive officer of Racecourse Media Group (RMG), has confirmed that he will step down from the position after nearly 12 years in the role. Having joined RMG in 2008, FitzGerald has been responsible for a decade of year-on-year increases in licence fees payable to its racecourse shareholders. In addition, he oversaw the relaunch of Racing UK …

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Third LBO racing channel set to shake-up UK betting shops

SBC News Third LBO racing channel set to shake-up UK betting shops

Betting shop operators in the UK are set to see another shake-up in how they present horseracing after the announcement that a third horseracing channel for LBOs is to be launched. The Racing Partnership (TRP) – a joint venture between Arena Racing (ARC) and seven independent racecourses comprising Fakenham, Ffos Las, Hexham, Newton Abbot, Plumpton, Ripon and Towcester – announced …

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UKGC pushes for fee amendments

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is planning to advise the government to amend the current fees regulations, in order to take account of the significant changes in the population of operators that it regulates and to address identified problems in the current fees structure. The UKGC  is therefore developing its advice to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The commission …

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Coral installs Betradar’s Live Channel

SBC News Coral installs Betradar's Live Channel

LBO operator Coral has launched Betradar‘s Live Channel for retail betting in its shops. The bookmaker has already implemented the live sports channel in over 100 shops across the country with the intention to rollout 1,000 shops within 12 months. Olly Raeburn, Coral’s Marketing Director said: “We’re delighted to be adding the Betradar Live channel to the Coral proposition as …

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