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Winning Post – Significant statistics from Europe

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. Europe: Remote markets – Lies, damned lies and growth statistics. Italy’s online gambling market finished 2017 in style, with c. 34% overall regulated market growth (excluding lottery and …

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BHA “delighted” with the appointment of Matt Hancock

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has reacted positively to the appointment of Matt Hancock as Culture Secretary, in the cabinet reshuffle of Prime Minister Theresa May.   Within the UK Parliament, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport are accountable for all gambling matters, including Horseracing. Speaking about the appointment, BHA Chairman Steve Harman stated: “We’re delighted with the appointment …

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William Hill agrees programme sponsorship with ITV Racing

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William Hill has agreed a one-year partnership with ITV to become the programme sponsors of the broadcaster’s new racing coverage. The bookmaker will sponsor almost 100 days of live racing across the main channel and ITV4, in addition to a magazine preview programme on ITV4 featuring bespoke William Hill idents. ITV’s racing coverage will be led by the former Sky …

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Irish TV3 Group secures four-year UK horse racing deal with RMG

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Irish TV viewers will enjoy up to 50 days of live racing action each year, after TV3 Group announced a new four-year partnership with Racecourse Media Group (RMG) from January 1, 2017. Starting with the New Year’s Day meeting from Cheltenham, TV3 and 3e will broadcast some of the biggest events in horse racing, including the Cheltenham Festival, Randox Health …

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Champion jockey McDonald faces betting charges in Australia

James McDonald, a champion jockey in Sydney, has been charged with betting on the horse that he rode to victory on his debut. Racing New South Wales (NSW) stewards have interviewed the Godolphin’s retained rider over the betting activity on Astern ahead of his race win at Randwick in December of last year. A late flurry of money saw Astern’s …

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BHA suspends drones ‘indefinitely’ following Dettori Newmarket incident

Following an incident which saw legendary jockey Frankie Dettori dislodged from his racehorse at Newmarket, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has moved to ‘indefinitely’ suspend all types of drones being used in UK racetracks. Dettori who was riding ‘Oh So Terrible’, stated that the horse had been spooked by the noise made by a camera drone flying nearby which caused …

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Trevor Keane of Sportego takes the Tipster Challenge at Ascot

After a day for short price winners last time out at Haydock, Stephen Harris has come in with a revised approach for Royal Ascot, backing the favourite in each of the first 3 races. Can he close the 18-point gap at the top of a competitive Tipster Challenge leaderboard? Stephen, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert, will be up against 2nd …

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Jessica Bridge picks her Tipster Challenge winners at Nottingham

After first taking the Tipster Challenge in Catterick back in early March, Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes is back for a second attempt at Nottingham today. Jessica, part of the PR team at Ladbrokes, has made live or recorded broadcasts across every major UK television and radio platform, including BBC News, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News, Sky Sports News, CNN, CNBC, …

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21bet’s Sarah Shannon takes the Tipster Challenge at Chester

After another unpredictable day in the Tipster Challenge Series at Ascot last week, Sarah Shannon of 21bet has signed up to represent the Guests in Week 16 at Chester. Sarah has been a sports writer for the 21bet team since the UK’s newest bookie launched back in March. She is a passionate tipster and a qualified sports journalist with over …

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Tipster Challenge: Favourites fall short for Coral’s John Hill

SBC News stretched the lead to almost 10 points at the top of the Tipster Challenge leaderboard after an unpredictable day of horse racing at Ascot. The Guests stayed in touch, despite John Hill only managing two victories and 4.88 points. The PR Manager at Coral was particularly disappointed with Arod (13/8) and Clever Cookie (9/4), as both well backed favourites came …

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