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Racing TV launches members ownership syndicate with RaceShare 

SBC News Racing TV launches members ownership syndicate with RaceShare 

Racing TV has formed an exclusive syndicate with RaceShare to offer its subscribers “a chance to enjoy the thrills of racehorse ownership – with no additional costs.” RaceShare was founded in 2022 by former Racing Post executive Lucy Delaney and bloodstock experts, to make racehorse ownership more engaging and affordable with the general public via shared syndicates. Teaming up with …

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Retail betting shops in the UK and Ireland: the future is now

SBC News Retail betting shops in the UK and Ireland: the future is now

Alan Pepperell, Retail Director, Spotlight Sports Group, offers some fascinating insight into the changing face of the UK’s retail betting sector and how the industry is focusing on digitising horse racing in betting shops to make them a destination to enjoy live sports events. The betting shop revolution In the past few decades betting shops have seen several potential threats …

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Spotlight Sports Group unveils Smart View Racecard for deeper audience engagement

SBC News Spotlight Sports Group unveils Smart View Racecard for deeper audience engagement

Spotlight Sports Group (SSG), the dedicated provider of technology, content, and media services for sports betting, has developed a brand new race card powered by the Racing Post. Branded ‘Smart View’, SSG’s new race card aims to transform the traditional approach to racing bettors’ experience with race cards, making it more appealing to new and existing audiences. The new race …

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Ladbrokes Stacey Carnell wins Betting Shop Manager of the Year award

SBC News Ladbrokes Stacey Carnell wins Betting Shop Manager of the Year award

Stacey Carnell was last night crowned ‘Betting Shop Manager of the Year’ at the Racing Post and SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year event, becoming the fourth Ladbrokes employee to win the prize in the last eight competitions.  The Barnsley betting shop manager was presented with her trophy by ex-England and Yorkshire cricketer Ryan Sidebottom at Lord’s cricket ground …

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Andrew Rhodes: UKGC wants a transparent relationship with Gambling operators

SBC News Andrew Rhodes: UKGC wants a transparent relationship with Gambling operators

Andrew Rhodes, Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission, has admitted that “the debate around gambling has not become an easier one. I have found myself saying a number of times how polarised different positions sometimes are”. The statement was made at the Commission’s largest-ever gathering of industry stakeholders’, in which Rhodes addressed the audience on common challenges at a …

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UK Racing launches petition against affordability checks

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A public petition has been launched by British racing stakeholders to ‘stop the implementation of betting affordability/financial risk checks‘. The petition, which has currently amassed over 40,000 signatures, was initiated by Nevin Truesdale, Chief Executive of The Jockey Club – the UK’s largest racecourse operator. Led by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), racing stakeholders have openly stated their opposition to …

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BHA and Racing media launch public survey on affordability checks

SBC News BHA and Racing media launch public survey on affordability checks

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA), in participation with the media stakeholders of Racing TV, At The Races, and the Racing Post, has launched a survey to gather views from the betting public on affordability checks proposed by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC).  Initiating a combined survey, racing stakeholders seek to shed light on the diverse views of betting audiences on …

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UKGC hits back at Racing Post criticism of financial checks

SBC News UKGC hits back at Racing Post criticism of financial checks

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) states that it has been forced to defend itself against unwarranted criticism and daily attacks from the Racing Post. This afternoon, the Commission published an open letter from its Chief Executive, Andrew Rhodes, as a ‘right of reply’ to ‘imbalanced stories’ published by the Racing Post concerning financial risk checks as part of UK gambling’s …

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Unibet named title sponsor of Goodwood preview show ‘Morning Dash’

SBC News Unibet named title sponsor of Goodwood preview show ‘Morning Dash’

Unibet has partnered with Spotlight Sports Group (SSG) as the bookmaker becomes the title sponsor of the Racing Post’s ‘Morning Dash’ preview show throughout the Qatar Goodwood Festival. The programme will be filmed live every morning from 1-5 August and will feature Unibet offers, boosts and ambassadors such as Classic winning trainer Richard Hannon Jnr and multiple Group 1 winning …

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BoyleSports extends legacy sponsorship of Irish Greyhound Derby

SBC News BoyleSports extends legacy sponsorship of Irish Greyhound Derby

BoyleSports has reached an agreement with Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) / Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) to extend its sponsorship of the Irish Greyhound Derby for an additional three years up to 2026. The announcement was made yesterday at the launch of the 2023 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby at Ireland’s premier greyhound stadium, Shelbourne Park, in Dublin. The new sponsorship agreement …

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