Tag Archives: racing post

Spotlight Sports Group rolls out Superfeed to bet365

bet365 has secured access to an expanded range of international horseracing content after agreeing a new three-year agreement with Spotlight Sports Group.  Through the partnership, customers across all of bet365’s domains – including those licenced in North America – will benefit from Spotlight Sports Group’s Superfeed content engine which is offered via a single integration. Content from Racing Post, offered …

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Racing Post remains ‘committed to Irish racing’ with Leopardstown renewal

The Racing Post and Leopardstown have announced an extension to their partnership, with the outlet providing title sponsorship and race sponsorship of day one of the racecourse’s Christmas Festival. Under the terms of the four-year agreement, day one of the festival will continue to be called Racing Post Day, whilst the feature race of the day will be billed as …

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Racing Post and SIS announce betting’s 8 frontline champions  

The Racing Post and Sports Information Services (SIS) have announced the eight winners of ‘The Betting Shop Champions Awards’.  The one-off awards were launched by Racing Post and SIS this summer to recognise the momentous efforts of individuals working in betting’s frontline during the sector’s most challenging work period. Betting Shop Champions were selected from 25 nominations by a judging …

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Spotlight revamps media portfolio with new Publisher Solutions suite  

Spotlight Sports Group has bolstered the media and affiliate marketing services of its B2B product portfolio by launching its new Publisher Solutions suite.    The Publisher Solutions suite expands Spotlight’s media portfolio providing easy-to-integrate betting widgets and affiliate marketing solutions – helping clients deliver actionable content to drive engagement and incremental revenues.     Spotlight has upgraded its media portfolio to cater for …

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Hancock calls on government to fix betting levy ‘loopholes’

Matt Hancock MP has called on the government to address ‘loopholes’ in the UK’s horse racing betting levy, warning that the British racing scene could fall behind other countries.  As reported by the Racing Post, the former DCMS minister and ex-Health Secretary made the remarks while addressing parliament yesterday, and identified what he believed were two major areas for change. …

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BHA publishes 2022 fixture list but bookmakers express doubts

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has published its fixture list for the 2022 season, with plans to enhance the number of meetings taking place on both Saturdays and Sundays. In total, the number of races taking place throughout 2022 will be 1,482, down four from the 1,486 showcased in 2021, although the number of weekend meetings will be increased, with …

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William Hill updates Racing Post displays to initiate digital transition

William Hill has updated its retail betting shop displays, as the operator continues to make the transition from paper to digital signage of Racing Post content. By implementing the Racing Post Digital Betting Shop Display (BSD), the heritage bookmaker aims to provide its customers with UK and Irish horse racing and greyhound information and updates in an ‘interactive’ and ‘easy …

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SIS and Racing Post collaborate on one-off betting shop awards programme

SIS (Sports Information Services) has teamed up with the Racing Post to host a one-off Betting Shop Champion Awards, aimed at recognising the efforts of retail betting and gaming staff during the COIVD-19 pandemic. As with other sectors of the UK economy, the retail betting sector has been hard hit by lockdowns, with high street bookmakers forced to close their …

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HRI permits Irish racecourses to increase capacity to 500

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has permitted race tracks across the country to allow crowds of up to 500 to attend fixtures, including racecourse members and general spectators. As reported by the Racing Post, the Irish horse racing authority has confirmed that it is ultimately the decision of individual racecourses to decide capacity limits, following the decision by the government to …

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Paddy Power’s ASX secures €500,000 in crowdfunding

Paddy Power, the son of the owner of the bookmaker-of-the-same-name David Power, has raised over €500,000 in crowdfunding for his American SportZ Exchange (ASX) sports trading platform. The ASX project was founded in 2019 whilst a beta version was launched in 2020, and will function as a ‘stock market’ for sports, combining fantasy sports and financial markets, enabling fans to …

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