Tag Archives: Sky News

RGA hosts critical leaders meeting on ‘voluntary advertising code’

The leaders of Britain’s biggest betting operators are reported to be holding discussions this week, seeking to develop a rigorous new voluntary mandate on betting/gambling advertising. Mark Kleinman City Editor for Sky News, reports that the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) will host a leaders meeting on Tuesday to discuss the development of a new ‘advertising standards code’, which RGA members …

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Secret consortium in talks with Fred Done to revive & reposition The Tote

Sky News has reported that Betfred founder Fred Done is in ‘advanced talks’ to sell a significant stake of The Tote, as Betfred prepares to readjust its UK racing proposition. In 2017, Fred Done publicly stated that Betfred ‘was finished with UK racing’, and that his enterprise could ‘live without the sport’, following Jockey Club and Arena Racing Company (ARC) …

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Power Play… Murdoch’s $60 billion Fox divestment shakes up global sports

Global media has been shaken up by the news that Rupert Murdoch is preparing to sell 21st Century Fox and Fox Entertainment’s 39% stake in Sky UK to rival Walt Disney Co for a reported $60 billion deal (£45 billion). All eyes will be placed on today’s New York Stock Exchange opening, when Disney leaders are expected to present the …

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