Tag Archives: racing
- GRWA 2014: Differentiate Your Casino, Club, Wagering, Lottery and Racing Offering
July 22, 2014
The Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia conference is the leading event for Australia’s gaming, sports-betting, lottery and racing executives. From August 11–13, over 150 senior gaming executives will meet at the Swissotel in Sydney to discuss new gaming regulations, strategies to increase growth & profitability and other new developments in...
- Mega-jackpots at casinos and racetracks not always what they seem
February 26, 2011
On Oct. 25, 2009, a man named Ly Sam was playing a slot machine at the Sheraton Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The machine, a game called Landlord, showed that Sam had won US $55.5m. The Vietnamese-American Sam couldn’t believe his luck. Trouble is, neither could the hotel...
- Is horse racing entirely populated by neigh-sayers?
February 12, 2011
French horse racing operator Zeturf racked up €180m in sales during 2010, but that’s hardly a hoof of former monopoly’s Pari-Mutuel Urbain’s slice of the pie. Accordingly, Zeturf’s founder, Emmanuel de Rohan-Chabot, hasn’t changed his opinion that the nation’s regulatory scheme is punishing operators who aren’t PMU. Calling the results...
- 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...
- RACING: Run on OTB accounts; Jersey told to suck it up; Venezuela’s mad for it
December 10, 2010
Bettors can’t withdraw their money fast enough from New York City Off-Track Betting accounts. Hard numbers are hard to come by, but the scuttlebutt is that money has been flowing out of OTB accounts like air out of a deflating balloon. Even if OTB were to somehow find a way...
Pala Interactive debuts New Jersey online poker site
June 7, 2017
PokerStars to United States: we’ll be back in 2014
December 31, 2013