Tag Archives: horseracing
- UK bookmakers prepping GPS-based in-race betting technology
October 6, 2017
UK betting operators are prepping the rollout of in-play horserace betting thanks to the miracles of global positioning system (GPS) technology. On Friday, the Guardian took a break from its daily bookie-bashing to herald the imminent arrival of enhanced in-play wagering for UK racing fans. The paper claimed a “leading...
- US racing industry expects 10% betting bump from new tax rules
September 28, 2017
US race betting operators expect a surge in betting handle thanks to new rules for how punters’ winnings are taxed. On Monday, the US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced new rules for pari-mutuel wagering proceeds. The IRS will now consider a bettor’s entire investment in a...
- Racing’s in-play opportunity
September 13, 2017
This is a guest contribution by Will Duff Gordon, CEO of Total Performance Data. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. Total Performance Data CEO Will Duff Gordon on how racing must embrace technology and data if it is to unlock its...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club faces HKD 1.2b hit from new typhoon
September 1, 2017
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) turned in another record performance in its most recent fiscal year but it could take a serious weather-related hit this weekend. Thursday saw the HKJC hold its annual general meeting, at which it revealed that its total racing, sports betting and lottery turnover in...
- Asian Racing Federation forms Anti-Illegal Betting Task Force
April 28, 2017
Asia’s race betting monopolies have launched a fresh push to convince law enforcement agencies to shield their comfy betting fiefdoms against interlopers. On Friday, the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) announced that it had inked a memorandum of understanding with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) to combat international betting operators...
- Boyd launch Nevada’s first pari-mutuel app; NYRA Bets welcomes other states
August 11, 2016
Casino operator Boyd Gaming is celebrating the successful launch of Nevada’s first pari-mutuel race betting app. Nevada is lousy with sports betting apps but Boyd recently expanded its Miomni Gaming-powered B Connected Sports & Race app to allow Nevada residents and tourists to place pari-mutuel wagers. The app offers the...
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017
New York’s online poker fate won’t be known until June
March 21, 2017