Tag Archives: greyhounds

Greyhounds coverage gets daytime boost with RPGTV

Greyhound racing will significantly increase its UK coverage, as the Racing Post’s dedicated ‘RPGTV’ channel will make its first daytime broadcast on Saturday 6 February.  RPGTV will broadcast a full day of greyhound races, starting with coverage of the Ladbrokes ‘Golden Jacket’ at Crayford Park and followed by the full evening schedule of racing at the Shelbourne Gold Cup. Ladbrokes’ …

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Early Morning racing content switch up for SIS

Horse racing from Melbourne Racing Club and South Australia is now included in the Early Morning Product from Sports Information Services (SIS), while UK and Irish greyhound racing is being phased into the service for the first time. This new Early Morning content replaces the firm’s existing early morning Australian racing, which ceased to be part of the SIS service …

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Kambi Group initiates strategic virtual sports investment

Kambi has announced an enhancement of its sportsbook platform, via a strategic investment in gaming start up Virtus Sports. The deal, concluded for £500,000 (€565,000), sees Kambi take a stake of just over 25% in the firm, with the investment paid in net cash, which as of December 31 of last year stood at €26.9m. Under the terms of the …

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Can greyhound racing win the battle to prove its worth?

Just when it looked like London’s last greyhound track was going to be replaced by AFC Wimbledon’s search for a new stadium, last month plans were ‘called in’ by the Mayor’s office. Scott Longley asks if this turn in fortunes can be reflected across the sport in general. The reprieve granted to Wimbledon greyhound stadium in mid-April was a rare piece …

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Greyhound Board goes to the Banks

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain has appointed Simon Banks as Media and Communications Officer.  Banks is an experienced freelance journalist who has written for a wide range of national and business titles on a number of subjects including greyhound racing, general sport and gambling related matters. He is a greyhound owner and has a retired greyhound at home. He …

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New push for greyhound racing in Eastern Europe

Satellite Information Services (SIS), provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting and broadcast industries, has joined with international operator INTRALOT to help promote greyhound racing to punters in Eastern Europe. The companies have a long-term relationship, with SIS supplying live and virtual dog racing which INTRALOT localises, distributes and operates in a range of territories. Retail operators from …

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Betradar releases Virtual Dog Racing

Betradar, supplier of sports and betting related data, have announced the release of its new virtual sports betting product, “Virtual Dog Racing”. The first customer, Ghanaian online bookmaker SafariBet, has now successfully launched the new virtual sports betting product. After the recent success of “Virtual Horse Classics”, Betradar is proud to present yet another innovative virtual sports betting solution that celebrates the world …

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Betfred Partners with Racing Post Greyhound TV

Manchester based iGaming operator Betfred has agreed to become a shareholder of Racing Post Greyhound TV – RPGTV, the dedicated live pay broadcasting service of UK betting and racing newspaper – the Racing Post. The partnership will see Racing Post Greyhound TV available through Betfred subsidiary Totepool in Betfred’s +1500 UK based retail outlets. The service will also be available …

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