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Simon Rowlands ends tenure as Chair of racing’s Bettors Forum

The Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) has announced that founding Chairman Simon Rowlands has stepped down as leading representative of its organisation. Rowlands is a founding member of the HBF, a group formed in 2015 with the assistance of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to represent the interests of UK racing’s betting customers. A key stakeholder for UK racing, Rowlands represented the …

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BetVictor unveils new Guaranteed Bet market on UK & Irish races

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Gibraltar-headquartered bookmaker BetVictor has announced plans to give all customers the opportunity to win up to £500 on every UK & Ireland horse race – irrespective of the grade. As of today, when placing a single bet as normal, customers will be presented with the option of selecting Guaranteed Bet, a new market which will give customers the chance to …

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All change at the head of the Horseracing Bettors Forum

Simon Rowlands is to step down as chair of the Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) next month, with longtime member Matt Bisogno taking the reigns. The officially recognised body, which represents punters interests in British racing, is to see the change of leadership on March 5. Rowlands, who has occupied the position since the HBF’s inception in August 2015, was originally …

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Sky Bet lifts the lid on account restrictions at Parliamentary debate

Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint revealed that the bookmaker restricts 3% of its customer base in the bets that can be placed, but the bookmaker does not close the accounts of winning punters. Speaking at the All Party Parliamentary Betting & Gaming Group Seminar in the House of Lords yesterday, Flint admitted that it restricted 2% of its customers to …

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