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Racing Post launches QR code for betting shop paper download

The Racing Post will allow customers in betting shops to download its daily newspaper to their mobile devices after launching a new QR code system. The new initiative was launched post-lockdown to support high street betting shops increase footfall to their shops and offer customers a chance to read the paper in a safe manner. Discussing the new QR codes …

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All change for Spotlight marketing as Louise Agran ends CMO tenure

Spotlight Sports Group has restructured its marketing leadership team by confirming that long-term executive Louise Agran has ended her 12-year tenure as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Updating media partners, Spotlight has confirmed that current Digital Director Gethin Evans will takeover Agran’s executive remit at the end of September. Both Agran and Evans were key stakeholders in the firm’s 2020 corporate …

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Toals upgrades NI shops to Racing Post BSD systems

Northern Irish bookmaker Toals has confirmed plans to ‘accelerate its print-to-digital transition’ by upgrading its betting shop displays (BSD) to Racing Post Digital systems.  The upgrade will see all Toals NI betting shops fitted with Racing Post’s interactive touchscreen displays, offering customers in-depth and accurate data, information and content across all sports and horseracing fixtures (UK and international). Further in-store …

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Jockey Club CEO steps down following ‘gross misconduct’ inquiry

Delia Bushell, the chief executive officer of the Jockey Club, has stepped down after an independent inquiry upheld allegations of ‘gross misconduct’. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. Having joined the organisation in September 2019, an independent barrister upheld allegations relating to bullying, the use of racist comments and …

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Spotlight delivers Racing Post translated services for Pari-Engineering Russia

Spotlight Sports Group continues to expand the international publishing services of its flagship subsidiary the Racing Post, announcing that it has entered a content agreement with Russian licensed betting operator Pari-Engineering.  Announced as Spotlight’s first Russian language customer, Pari-Engineering will roll-out Racing Post’s translated content services for British and Irish horseracing and greyhound fixtures across its Poolbet.ru domain. Backing the …

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Spotlight ups matchday commentary reach and capacity for new EPL Season 

Spotlight Sports Group will begin the new Premier League season (start date – 12 September) by delivering ‘uninterrupted studio commentaries’ for its customers, covering all 2020/2021 matches. The betting content services provider stated that it will deliver its ‘most comprehensive EPL matchday commentary service’ to date, helping bookmakers engage with global audiences. Spotlight’s expanded service will offer EPL match commentaries …

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Spotlight Sports takes over MansionBet blog 

MansionBet has boosted its content engagement capacity by recruiting Spotlight Sports Group editorial team to run its website blog (https://blog.mansionbet.com/). The Gibraltar-based online bookmaker said it has moved to revamp its onsite blog’s editorial content with a view to attracting and re-engaging audiences after the restart of the global sports calendar. Industry publishing group Spotlight Sports, the operating company of …

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Fitzdares gears up for Royal Ascot with new campaigns

Private bookmaker Fitzdares will ‘buck the trend’ by launching a new national ‘luxury brand advertising campaign’ ahead of next week’s Royal Ascot (16-20 June). Its ‘Upgrade Your Bookmaker’ campaign will appear in UK news magazines The Spectator, The Week, national daily newspapers and the Racing Post as well as on social media and aims to focus on Fitzdares’ bespoke service …

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Kwiff charges racing markets with Racing Post content  

Mobile bookmaker Kwiff has optimised its racing audience capacities by integrating Racing Post content solutions.   Starting this week, all Kwiff racing markets will feature in-depth Racing Post analysis and insights provided by the publisher’s ‘data-filled racecards’. Agreeing terms on a comprehensive content package, Kwiff’s UK and international racing markets (South Africa and UAE) will be supported by Racing Post’s high-quality …

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Racing Post returns to print upbeat by summer prospects

The Racing Post has confirmed that it will resume its print format and nationwide distribution of its newspaper on 1 June, coinciding with the resumption of UK racing. Since 26 March, the Racing Post has frozen its printing operations, as the racing publishing group adjusted to global business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. During ‘downtime’, Racing Post has published …

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