Tag Archives: Levy Board
- UK horseracing, bookies ponder a Levy-free future; PMU posts first-half results
July 13, 2011
British bookmakers have adamantly rubbished the notion of a horseracing ‘betting right,’ as proposed by the racing industry in its submission to the UK government last week. The Association of British Bookmakers’ (ABB) CEO Dirk Vennix claimed that under such a scheme, "bookmakers would be forced to pay upfront for...
- UK Levy Board won’t save dying courses; Irish want more; Italians get more
January 28, 2011
UK Levy Board chairman Douglas Erskine-Crum says the board will not ride to the rescue of financially failing racecourses. In Erskine-Crum’s view, while the Board may produce fixture criteria calling for a certain number of meetings per day, “where those fixtures are run is not up to us, it is...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
Italy’s online gambling market now second largest in Europe
April 12, 2017