Tag Archives: race fixing
- Luxbet sues welching coal magnate; tough penalties for Aussie race fixers; election bet ban proposed
February 2, 2013
While Crown Ltd.’s James Packer is #3 on Forbes Asia’s list of the richest Australians, last year’s cover boy Nathan Tinkler (pictured right) failed to make the list at all this year. Tinkler heavily leveraged himself to build up his coal mining business, but when the price of coal fell...
- Tatts files compensation claim against Victoria; race-fixing claims prompt inquiry
August 16, 2012
A strange hush fell over the Australian state of Victoria Wednesday night as 92% of the jurisdiction’s video poker machines were shut down at 11pm. The move was necessary to facilitate the transfer of control of the pokies from Tatts Group and Tabcorp to individual hotel and club owners. The...
- British Horseracing Authority convicts 11 individuals for race fixing
December 15, 2011
The largest investigation into race-fixing ever conducted by the British Horseracing Authority has resulted in four jockeys and two owners receiving bans from the sport of up to 14 years. The inquiry began after suspiciously large bets were placed with betting exchanges for horses to lose races at five separate...
- Flat racing jockeys face life bans
April 18, 2011
Over the past week or so it has emerged that several big name jockeys on the flat racing circuit are likely to face charges over race fixing. The bans can range from eight years all the way up to a lifetime ban from the “sport of Kings”. The Guardian reports...
UK bookmakers prepping GPS-based in-race betting technology
October 6, 2017
Hong Kong Jockey Club faces HKD 1.2b hit from new typhoon
September 1, 2017
Racing’s in-play opportunity
September 13, 2017
US racing industry expects 10% betting bump from new tax rules
September 28, 2017