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Spotlight Sports takes over MansionBet blog 

MansionBet has boosted its content engagement capacity by recruiting Spotlight Sports Group editorial team to run its website blog (https://blog.mansionbet.com/). The Gibraltar-based online bookmaker said it has moved to revamp its onsite blog’s editorial content with a view to attracting and re-engaging audiences after the restart of the global sports calendar. Industry publishing group Spotlight Sports, the operating company of …

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Fitzdares gears up for Royal Ascot with new campaigns

Private bookmaker Fitzdares will ‘buck the trend’ by launching a new national ‘luxury brand advertising campaign’ ahead of next week’s Royal Ascot (16-20 June). Its ‘Upgrade Your Bookmaker’ campaign will appear in UK news magazines The Spectator, The Week, national daily newspapers and the Racing Post as well as on social media and aims to focus on Fitzdares’ bespoke service …

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Kwiff charges racing markets with Racing Post content  

Mobile bookmaker Kwiff has optimised its racing audience capacities by integrating Racing Post content solutions.   Starting this week, all Kwiff racing markets will feature in-depth Racing Post analysis and insights provided by the publisher’s ‘data-filled racecards’. Agreeing terms on a comprehensive content package, Kwiff’s UK and international racing markets (South Africa and UAE) will be supported by Racing Post’s high-quality …

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Racing Post returns to print upbeat by summer prospects

The Racing Post has confirmed that it will resume its print format and nationwide distribution of its newspaper on 1 June, coinciding with the resumption of UK racing. Since 26 March, the Racing Post has frozen its printing operations, as the racing publishing group adjusted to global business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. During ‘downtime’, Racing Post has published …

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UKGC wipes ‘disproportionate’ Royal Ascot fines for on-course bookies

In light of the challenges facing on-course bookmakers as a result of the coronavirus crisis, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has confirmed that it will review the fines issued to seven bookmakers at last year’s Royal Ascot. The seven bookmakers had reportedly allowed a 16-year old to place a £5 bet at the Royal Ascot festival. Initially, the UKGC ordered the bookmakers …

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British racing could face £193m set back due to COVID-19 suspension

British racing has predicted that it could face revenue losses of £193 million if the sport is shut down until July, a letter from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has revealed. As reported in the Racing Post, a letter from the BHA to trainers confirmed that the sporting authority has sought assistance as part of an “industry-wide lobbying effort that …

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AllSported launches international trading service to cover racing shortfalls

AllSported, a trading solution from Spotlight Sports Group, has committed to addressing the shortfall in live horse racing content by launching a new risk-managed trading service tailored towards international racing. The firm is looking to maximise the racing that is still taking place in Hong Kong and the US, in order to help betting operators retain their audience and increase …

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Racing Post suspends print publishing

The Racing Post has confirmed that it has temporarily suspended the print publication of its daily racing newspaper as of this Thursday (26 March). Racing Post management explained that it is adjusting its business to racing and sports disruptions caused by the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis. “Unfortunately, with racing in Britain and Ireland halted, betting shops closed, and our governments …

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Racing Post ups international content to replace shortfall in British racing

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The Racing Post has committed to delivering ‘all available global racing content’ to both its customers and partners, as the sport faces an unprecedented time of cancellations and postponements. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Racing Post has scaled up its coverage of horse racing content from territories where racing is continuing, including USA, South Africa and Hong Kong. This …

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bet365 deepens Spotlight Sports Group video partnership

Spotlight Sports Group, the umbrella group for Racing Post, MyRacing and FreeSuperTips, has penned a new partnership with bet365, ‘deepening’ its video initiatives through to 2021.  The agreement includes an immediate extension to the duo’s exclusive sponsorship of the firm’s Cheltenham Festival series ‘Upping the Ante’, which garnered 1.7 million views and an average watch percentage of 42% during the …

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