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Tabcorp eyes unifying Australian Tote systems in 2020

Continuing its corporate transformation programme, the governance of Tabcorp Holdings has confirmed that it plans to launch a ‘single tote pool’ product for Australia. Tabcorp confirmed to The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) its 2020 ambitions to merge all three separate tote systems into a single totalizer pool, sharing punter liquidity across all Australian states. Marked as a major project for …

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Second jockey is charged by Racing Victoria for betting offences

Australian jockey Daniel Schmitt has become the second rider to be charged by Racing Victoria for betting offences, after it was found that he had placed over 71 bets across a two-and-a-half period. In February, apprentice jockey Chris Casareta was also charged with placing 6 bets on thoroughbred racing, something that is forbidden for Australian racers. Racing Victoria stewards have …

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Ladbrokes Australia becomes first TopBetta Global Tote partner

Updating the market, the governance of Australia ASX-listed TopBetta Holdings (TopBetta) has announced that it has signed a ‘landmark agreement’ which will see Ladbrokes Australia become the first client of it ‘The Global Tote’ service. The partnership will see Ladbrokes Australia replace its existing tote products for TopBetta’s The Global Tote system, which enables operators to participate in international betting …

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Ladbrokes Australia boosts racing inventory with Racing Victoria streaming partnership

Ladbrokes Australia has confirmed that it will integrate Racing Victoria broadcast services, as it looks to enhance its Australian racing inventory in the coming months. The bookmaker has agreed a multi-year content agreement to allow Racing Victoria meetings to be live streamed to active account holders on Ladbrokes Australia betting platform and on subsidiary brands BetStar and Bookmaker.com.au. Ladbrokes becomes …

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Sportsbet agrees streaming partnership with Racing Victoria

Paddy Power Australian sports betting subsidiary Sportsbet.com.au has agreed terms to stream Racing Victoria thoroughbred races on its digital verticals. The streaming partnership between the two parties follows that closure of Australia’s Racing Network, which left Victoria state tracks without a broadcasting partner. The Paddy Power sports betting brand will be allowed to stream live races from all Victorian Metropolitan …

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Racing Victoria purchases Racing.com domain

Australian south east state horse racing authority Racing Victoria, have confirmed the purchase of domain name Racing.com for an undisclosed fee. Racing Victoria will use the domain to further its services and racing coverage throughout national and international markets, with a new website and further digital inventory set to be launched by mid-September. Racing.com will target a broader demographic for …

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Tabcorp CEO criticises online bookmakers

David Attenborough, CEO of TABCORP, has openly slammed online-only bookmakers in Australia over the relatively low rates of tax they pay, the minimal contributions they return to the racing industry, and their reliance on extending credit to their customers. Tabcorp is the major operator of retail TABs in New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria in Australia, and in these locations, …

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