Tag Archives: United Kingdom

At the Races pens exclusive Hong Kong racing rights deal

At The Races (ATR) and Sky Sports Racing are to be the new exclusive, non-terrestrial, broadcast home of Hong Kong racing in the United Kingdom and Ireland until July 2022, it has been revealed today. Revealed by ATR and The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), who have overseen racing in the territory since 1984, it’s to see a record £120m …

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ARC and Vermantia launch European Racing Channel

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Vermantia have announced the official launch of the European Racing Channel, which both parties describe as “the most complete offering of its kind worldwide”. Available via both satellite and streaming services, the new channel is set to feature a daily schedule compromising of at least 40,000 live premier thoroughbred and greyhound races per year. …

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6 of the Best – McBookie’s Paul Petrie

This week’s 6 of the Best takes us to the northernmost country of the United Kingdom, and to Scotland, where Harry Kane sadly brought today’s interviewee – McBookie Co-Founder and Director Paul Petrie – back down to earth in the World Cup qualification rounds. Keep reading to find out about a holiday conundrum, Tom Cruise toss-ups and three minutes of footballing …

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Vermantia expands and strengthens in African market

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Vermantia is strengthening its presence in Africa, and the nation of Nigeria in particular, via an expansion of racing partnerships with growing operator Fortune Bets. Fortune Bets, headquartered in the Nigerian city of Ibadan in the Oyo State, is to receive the Ultimate Live Greyhound Channel, which is being offered with a daily schedule of more than 40,000 live greyhound …

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BetBull and Income Access strike affiliate programme deal

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Mobile sportsbook and casino operator BetBull has announced a partnership with Income Access, to launch an affiliate programme for its flagship native app. Licensed by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission BetBull, whose app is available via iOS and Android in addition to being accessible on the mobile web, aims to enhance user experience and maximise player engagement and retention through …

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Scientific Games reveals OpenBet Cheltenham Festival figures

Scientific Games Corporation has revealed its Cheltenham Festival figures, with its SG Digital OpenBet sportsbook processing a record number of account transactions. The platform processed in excess of 38 million bets, an increase of almost ten percent on 2017, with the number of bets per minute placed through a single operator during the festival peaking at 15,800. In addition, The …

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GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral – The story so far

After securing a near majority approval of its shareholders to proceed with the proposed acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Plc, GVC Holdings has further receivgo-aheado ahead of its investor counterparts at the FTSE100 betting  group. The transaction is now set to be forwarded on to the United Kingdom’s High Court for final judgement (target date 23 March) It has, however, been …

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Aspire Global’s Karamba brand live with SBTech sportsbook

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Aspire Global, the online casino and white label solutions provider, has announced its expansion plans across the firms global network, which has seen it enter into an agreement with SBTech. The online and retail sports betting and gaming solutions provider is to launch its sportsbook with the brand, in a move designed to expand Aspire’s range of iGaming products. Initially …

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What does Kyle Edmund success mean for UK tennis betting market?

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Does the United Kingdom have a new tennis star in its midst? With 23-year-old Kyle Edmund, a 300/1 shot before the Australian Open, now a shock semi-finalist and narrowed to 16/1. The Johannesburg, South Africa, born star now stands just one win from reaching the final of the years first major (also known as a grand slam), after a stunning …

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The Jockey Club welcomes National Express onboard

National Express has signed a three year ‘Official Coach and Bus Partner’ agreement with The Jockey Club. This deal will see the UK’s largest coach operator provide dedicated services across the United Kingdom, direct to all major events in The Jockey Club’s racing calendar. As part of the new service, it’s promised that it will “provide customers with drop off …

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