Tag Archives: Horse Racing

BETDAQ brings in renowned trainer as brand ambassador

BETDAQ have signed Grade 1-winning National Hunt and Flat trainer Gavin Cromwell as brand ambassador. The partnership, which begins immediately, will see the well-connected and successful Cromwell share racing views and insights with the exchange’s multi-sport content site, betdaqtips.com. Cromwell, who previously worked with the likes of Gordon Elliot and the late Dessie Hughes, is best known for multiple Grade …

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Britbet unveils fresh approach to pool betting

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Britbet has revealed details of some of its new bet types which will arrive on British racecourses this summer when the new pool betting operation launches. The pool betting operation has also outlined its ambition to deliver a flexible approach to take-out rates across their bet types for online Britbet customers. As well as the familiar win and place pools, …

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Kindred enriches sportsbook offering with new racing platform

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Continuing to place a greater emphasis on its racing product, Kindred Group has developed and launched a new proprietary racing platform for its UK and Irish customers. The new platform will offer customers a 24-hour service across all major racing territories and will serve as a strong complement to the group’s existing sportsbook products. The launch of this new platform …

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“Fresh” horse racing setup on LeoVegas gets Timeform data boost

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Smoother ‘Next Off’ navigation, a clearer race overview and more detailed information about previous performances for each runner are just some of the improvements made to the horse racing coverage on LeoVegas. This is after LeoVegas implemented the new racing client from Kambi and improved race data from Timeform, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paddy Power Betfair. Timeform specialises in collecting, …

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Horse racing plays “non-dismissible” role in Spain market growth

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Horse racing has enjoyed 200% growth in the Spanish market in the last five years, from €21 million in 2013 to a “non-dismissible” €90 million in online turnover during 2017. Online gaming revenue in Spain reached €560 million in 2017, with sports betting accounting for 55.57% of this figure. In play fixed odds and pre-event fixed odds betting made up …

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Andrew Morgan: ICS – Leveraging content to maximise Cheltenham

Andrew Morgan, international manager and senior editor at Independent Content Services, suggests ways bookmakers can leverage content to get the jump on their rivals during and after the upcoming Cheltenham Festival. With the Cheltenham Festival just a few weeks away, sportsbook operators will be putting the finishing touches to their battle plans as they do their utmost to stand out …

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ARC agrees deal with TSG Global Wagering Solutions

Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) has agreed a significant distribution deal for North American thoroughbred and greyhound racing with TSG Global Wagering Solutions (“GWS”). The deal commences from April 2018, under an exclusive arrangement, which sees ARC take GWS horseracing and greyhound content for distribution for fixed-odds betting in independent betting shops in the UK and across the international market. GWS …

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French Renaissance: PMU reports first annual revenue increase since 2011

French betting operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has announced that for the first time in five years its annual revenue has increased. Detailing its provisional operating revenue for the year of 2017, PMU reported a 2% rise on the previous year with revenue of €9.92 billion. A significant factor in the growth came from the group’s international racing division, which …

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