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OpenSports processes record Melbourne Cup betting numbers

Melbourne Cup - Jockey Jye McNeil holds the Lexus Melbourne Cup after riding Twilight Payment to victory in race 7, The Lexus Melbourne Cup, during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (AAP Image/Racing Photos, Scott Barbour) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY ** STRICTLY EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO COMMERCIAL USE, NO BOOKS **

SG Digital processed a record-breaking number of bets for its OpenSports customers during yesterday’s Melbourne Cup, despite Australia’s most famous annual thoroughbred horse race taking place behind closed doors. OpenSports is the full package sportsbook solution for SG Digital, the digital division of Scientific Games, with wagers processed through the OpenBet betting engine. Compared with the 2019 event, there were …

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Blockbuster! Victoria Racing books Taylor Swift for Melbourne Cup Day

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) plans to celebrate its upcoming Melbourne Cup Day (5 November) in pomp and style, confirming that ten-time Grammy winner and record-breaking pop sensation Taylor Swift will perform live at the Flemington Racecourse. Announcing a major coup for Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival, VRC management announces that it has secured Taylor Swift’s only public appearance in Australia …

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BetEasy swoops in as competitors crash on Melbourne Cup day

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BetEasy was the biggest benefactor in Australia as sports betting sites Sportsbet, Ladbrokes and Betfair all crashed on Melbourne Cup day – the biggest day on the nation’s betting calendar. As reported by The AGE, punters on Sportsbet, Ladbrokes and online betting exchange Betfair were temporarily unable to place bets on their smartphone apps or computers, while Tabcorp also reported …

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6 of the Best – Twelve40’s Andy Jarrett

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Andy Jarrett, Twelve40 CEO. Continue reading to discover why Melbourne conjures up both good and bad memories memories and which Quentin Tarantino classic is a particular favourite, amongst much more. Best Holiday I’m very lucky to have visited some amazing places, but if I had to pick one I’d say the Maldives. …

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Half a billon Melbourne Cup Carnival represents ‘make-or-break’ territory for Australian bookmakers

Australian sports betting industry stakeholders are gearing up for a market breaking ‘half-a-billion’ Melbourne Cup Carnival week (4-11 November). Flemington Racetrack is certain of sell-out crowds each day, as its showpiece Carnival takes over Australian sports commentary, context and debate. Carnival week is ‘make-or-break’ territory for Australian bookmakers. Last year it was reported that Australian betting giant Tabcorp, had signed-up …

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Stephen Harris – bettingexpert: Insider’s edge – Melbourne Cup 2017

Stephen Harris, Racing Editor for leading betting player portal bettingexpert.com, tells SBC why all industry stakeholders should follow next week’s Melbourne Cup (Tuesday 7th of November), Australia’s most prestigious annual Thoroughbred horse race ___________________ The ‘Emirates Melbourne Cup’  is known worldwide as “the race that stops a nation”, and with a crowd of 100,000 certain at Flemington racetrack (plus tens of …

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Tabcorp reports flat revenues on last Melbourne Cup before merger

Last week’s Melbourne Cup provided a thrilling finish when Almaddin edged out Heartbreak City at the winning post, but the amount of wagering on the day was not as exciting. According to Australian bookmaker Tabcorp, there was $141.5 million (£87.7m) wagered on the 10-race Melbourne Cup meeting at Flemington across the Tabcorp-owned NSW, Victorian and ACT TABs, which was in …

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