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May Day! Industry braces itself for incoming FOBTs £2 cut

The betting industry’s regulatory agenda has reached a speculative overdrive, as concerns grow as to how and when the UK government will move to implement its anticipated £2 cut on FOBTs machine wagering levels. The polemic subject matter of FOBTs wagering has seen contrasting news stories published this weekend by multiple sources, each specifying potential different outcomes to the government’s long-awaited …

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ARC & partners outline Mental Health Awareness Week support

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Royal Windsor Racecourse have pledged their support for Mental Health Awareness Week, which begins on Monday 14 May. In addition five ARC corporate partners, At The Races, Weatherbys Racing Bank, Racing Post, lawyers K&L Gates and sports branding agency Jigsaw, have also pledged their support via race sponsorship, which is to be donated to …

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Racing Post strengthens affiliate muscle with Apsley Group investment

The Racing Post has moved to expand its industry affiliate marketing presence, confirming that it has acquired a majority stake in Apsley Group International. Confirming an undisclosed sum deal, the Racing Post gains majority ownership of Apsley affiliate marketing assets’ freesupertips.co.uk and myracing.com, as well as the firm’s related mobile apps. Updating the market, the Racing Post detailed that the investment sees …

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Scott Longley: Data for the masses… Giving shop punters the infomation download

As betting leadership looks to revise its retail proposition, how should stakeholders tackle in-shop data engagement, a dynamic that needs to be modernised. Speaking to industry betting-data insiders, Scott Longley tackles an issue that could be deemed as a cultural conundrum for decision makers… ____________________ Betting shops might be the final frontier for the new generation of data and statistics …

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Fast Growth Racing Post B2B expands commercial management team

The Racing Post has moved to expand its B2B division, confirming five new managerial appointments maintaining the fast-growth of its industry commercial services. Updating the market, the Racing Post has appointed former beIN Sports’ head of product distribution, John Matthews as its new Head of Digital B2B services. The firm’s B2B division which operates multi-media, content and data solutions for …

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Racing Post revamps football display window ahead of Russia 2018

In time for World Cup 2018, the Racing Post has relaunched its new ‘Football Tipster Display’ window, fully revamped for retail betting environments and developed to drive consumer engagements with client football markets. Racing Post’s B2B division states that the new tipster display window will be the perfect companion for retail bookmakers handling heightened football action during Russia 2018. Redeveloping its …

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SBC Global extends partnership with Racing Post until 2020

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Two of the biggest names in betting news, Racing Post and SBC Global, have joined forces once again in an enhanced partnership that will run until the end of 2019. The companies have agreed on an extended two-year deal which will strengthen the ties between the two organisations ahead of SBC’s ground-breaking 2018 betting trade events. The deal builds on …

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Betfred teams with Racing Post to offer key football content

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Betfred are to partner with Racing Post to offer mobile customers an “innovative” new digital football content package, becoming the first high street bookmaker to provide the service. Customers can benefit from a variety of football markets alongside the Racing Post football data content package, which includes match verdicts, keys stats for a variety of markets and latest team form …

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ICE 2018: Encouraging respectful representation of females

The controversy around the portrayal of women at last week’s ICE London exhibition is rumbling on with Kate Chambers, Managing Director of  show organiser Clarion Gaming responding to the negative press by emphasising that Clarion’s priority has always been “to encourage respectful representation of women.” It was just the night before ICE 2018 that the Gambling Commission’s chief executive Sarah Harrison described the way …

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Racing Post hires Alan Pepperell to lead B2B international expansion

Seeking to expand its B2B operations and services, the Racing Post has confirmed the executive appointment of Alan Pepperell as new Head of Retail B2B.  Leading the Racing Post’s B2B retail operations, Pepperell joins the racing publisher and data firm from FTSE bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Plc, where he most recently served as Commercial Product lead for horse and greyhound racing. …

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