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Crimson Hexagon – Coral wins largest social media % share at Royal Ascot 2015

Data released this morning by social media analytics and insights firm Crimson Hexagon reveals how the bookies faired on social media at this year’s Royal Ascot (16-20 June). Bookmaker Coral came out on top with 36% share of voice on social media platforms; followed by Betfair with 31%, Paddy Power with 14%, William Hill 11% and Ladbrokes with 9%. Royal Ascot 2015 …

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European Pattern Committee announces changes to 2015 sprint programme

The European Pattern Committee (EPC) has announced a string of changes to the sprint programme from 2015, designed to address the current lack of opportunities for high-class three-year-old sprinters. The measures include upgrades to races in Britain, France, Germany and Ireland, as well as the introduction of a new Group 1 three-year-old only sprint over six furlongs at Royal Ascot. …

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Realistic Games launches mini blackjack and roulette on BetVictor & Boylesports

Realistic Games has launched mini game versions of blackjack and roulette with BetVictor and Boylesports in time for the World Cup and Royal Ascot. Customers of the two operators using desktop devices can now play the two table games whilst they bet on tournament matches and other sporting events. The popular products, which are bigger than most mini games, work …

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Racing UK to go big on first Royal Ascot

Broadcaster Racing UK is to dedicate a record 50 hours of coverage to Royal Ascot next week – the first time the world-famous fixture will be broadcast on the leading horseracing channel. Ascot’s media rights have transferred from At The Races to Racecourse Media Group (RMG, the parent company of Racing UK) in a near-five-year deal. RMG will be responsible …

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