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Betfair Australia calls for end to anonymous betting

TAGs: Andrew Twaits, Betffair Australia, match-fixing

The queue for the 3:15 was on the long side

The queue for the 3:15 was on the long side

If Betfair Australia chief executive Andrew Twaits has his way, you will no longer be able to pop into a bookies and have a cheeky flutter on the nags. Not without registering your bet in some way. Twaits believes the time has come to make all betting traceable in order to eradicate match-fixing – and it would help. But it’s a measure that will meet with stiff resistance from those of us who enjoy a private punt without anyone (ie the Missus) finding out. It’ll also make trying to place a quick bet at the Cheltenham Festival about as straightforward as ordering a pint of Guinness. Read more.

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