Tag Archives: horseracing
- 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...
- UK racing claims bookmakers are killing sport by restricting winning bettors
June 13, 2016
A UK horserace bettors’ group is criticizing bookmakers for closing the accounts of winning punters, a practice the group claims is contributing to the sport’s decline. The Horserace Bettors Forum (HBF) was established one year ago by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to provide a platform via which racing punters...
- The WSOP Introduce Copag Playing Cards But What Route Did They Take to Get to That Decision?
May 9, 2016
The World Series of Poker has agreed on a multi-year agreement with the card manufacturer Copag prompting Lee Davy to question how the customer's worldview fits into the equation? The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has continued with their trickle of change announcements after declaring a new multi-year deal with...
- Pennsylvania sets table game record, slots provide 90% of parimutuel handle
April 20, 2016
Pennsylvania’s casinos set a new table game revenue record in March, led by Las Vegas Sands’ Sands Bethlehem. According to figures released Monday by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the state’s dozen casinos reported total table game revenue of $77.9m in March. The figure is up 11.7% from the same...
- Sky Betting & Gaming latest to become Authorized Betting Partner of UK racing
March 11, 2016
Sky Betting & Gaming has become the latest online bookmaker to earn UK racing’s Authorized Betting Partner (ABP) designation. On Friday, SB&G announced it had signed a three-year deal commencing April 1 to voluntarily contribute a portion of its revenue generated from UK racing back to the sport. The company...
NetBet first UK-licensed site to add Bitcoin payment option
October 17, 2016
European Commission approves UK uniform race betting levy
April 24, 2017