The UK's iconic Tote pool betting service will endure following a last-minute deal between racecourse owners and Alizeti Capital.
UK punters can now wager on Hong Kong Jockey Club pari-mutuel pools thanks to a commingling deal with the UK Tote and broadcasting deal with SIS.
TotelFootball operates a service which brings the excitement of pool betting to the millions of fantasy football managers around the planet.
UK racing will shed 80 fixtures in 2012; Betfred boss Fred Done says running a gambling business is about entertaining.
Private equity firm Oakley Capital agrees to underwrite Sir Martin Broughton's Tote bid; William Hill punter turns £1 into £353k; Tote Tasmania under fire
Both Betfred and SIP have different visions for the UK Tote business.
Gala Coral denies reports that the company has dropped out of the hunt for the UK Tote; French gov't rejects claims that their gaming industry market is unfair.
With all the bidders for the UK Tote now having declared their intentions, The Independent rates the field's chances of success.
The Telegraph reports as many as 15 parties have indicated their interest in bidding on the sale of the UK Tote.
Former British Horseracing Board chairman Martin Broughton is tipped as latest bidder for UK Tote; New ork Racing Assoc. urges bettors to go online.