Tag Archives: Punchestown

Tax increases to hamper Ladbrokes’ Irish presence

Ladbrokes could be about to terminate all its on-course bookmaking activity in Ireland, as a result of the country’s betting tax being doubled to 2%. Speaking to the Irish Independent, Ladbrokes Ireland Director Jackie Murphy also underlined that the tax hikes will likely mean that operator will cease its sponsorship of races where it currently holds on course betting operations. …

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Harry Whittington on-board with Betdaq as brand ambassador

Betdaq has unveiled its latest brand ambassador, with grade 1 winning National Hunt trainer Harry Whittington aligning himself with the online betting exchange brand. Under the terms of the partnership Whittington is to provide content on a weekly basis to Betdaq’s multi-sport content site, betdaqtips.com, which will see its customers offered a unique insight “into one of the UK’s most …

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Punchestown partnership continues for BETDAQ

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BETDAQ has agreed a one-year extension to its sponsorship at Punchestown Festival, Ireland’s major international horse racing event. As one of the main sponsors of the 2018 event, which began yesterday, BETDAQ will raise money for Irish Injured jockeys at the County Kildare course this week as it stages the next stage of its #ChangingForTheBettor campaign. Racegoers can visit the …

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Tote Ireland launches expansive affiliate programme

Tote Ireland, the Ireland-based pool betting site, is aiming to launch a wide reaching affiliate programme after uniting with Paysafe’s marketing technology and services provider, Income Access. Tote Ireland is licensed by the Irish government as the sole operator of pool betting on Irish horse racing, and is also regulated by the UK Gambling Commission. The structure allows players to …

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All change in Irish racing

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Dismay and despair has greeted news, revealed by The Racing Post, that coverage of Irish racing is set to leave At The Races (ATR) for Racing UK at the start of 2019. Stakeholders throughout the sport have reacted with concern following the revelation, with a huge uncertainty over the profile of the sport one major issue cited. At The Races, …

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Coral bags title sponsorship of Punchestown Gold Cup

UK bookmaker Coral has been confirmed as the new title sponsor of the Punchestown Gold Cup (Wednesday 26 April – County Kildare Ireland). As part of its contribution to the Punchestown Festival (25-29 April), Coral has boosted the Gold Cup prize fund by €50,000 to €250,000. The Gold Cup which dates back to the 1960’s is widely considered Punchestown Festival’s …

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Boylesports extends sponsorship of RTÉ Sport’s racing coverage

Irish independent bookmaker Boylesports has confirmed that it will extend its sponsorship of RTÉ Sport’s horse racing coverage for a further year. As part of its sports content, Irish national broadcaster RTÉ has at present 24 days of racing coverage including popular races the Irish Grand National, Irish Champion Stakes and The Irish derby, as well as festival coverage of …

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