Tag Archives: betting right
- UK bookies to take another hit as racing set to win coveted ‘betting right’
March 2, 2016
UK betting operators are in for a shock on Thursday as reports indicate the government will proceed with plans to grant the horseracing industry its long-coveted ‘betting right.’ On Wednesday, the Racing Post broke the news that Thursday will see the Tory government announce plans to replace the much-loathed Levy...
- Sportsbet: Aussie football wagers to double, but not if turnover rights fee applied
August 29, 2012
A Sportsbet-commissioned Deloitte report says betting on Australia’s two major football leagues could double to $3.3b/year over the next five years. Sports betting turnover is currently growing at an annual rate of 13%, with the online variety growing even faster at 28%. Betting on the Australian Football League (AFL) currently...
- IOC president backs “betting right”
March 1, 2011
The government’s oft-criticized alternative to the horse race levy has today received backing from an unexpected source ahead of a possible change to the system later this year. IOC president Jacques Rogge already recommended that countries taking part in any form of the Olympics should look towards regulating gambling and...
- UK sport federations to seek ‘betting right’ fees from gambling companies?
July 15, 2010
The following is a lesson in cause and effect. After France passed legislation granting its sports federations a ‘betting right’ -- allowing them to demand a fee from betting companies who take action on French sports (in much the same way as they charge TV networks a broadcast rights fee)...
IOC president backs “betting right”
March 1, 2011