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Tabcorp adds new pari-mutuel dynamics with Longitude Nasdaq

Tabcorp Holdings has moved to strengthen its racing pari-mutuel provisions, launching the ‘merged pool’ betting services of racing technology developer Longitude, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nasdaq.  Led by an executive team of technology and racing veterans, Longitude seeks to disrupt traditional tote betting systems, offering racing customer broader market selections with deeper engagement. In its partnership with leading Australian …

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Tabcorp places ‘revitalising TAB’ at top of its enlarged agenda

Australia ASX-listed gambling group Tabcorp Holdings Plc, has upgraded its corporate integration and synergy targets, as governance aims to display the firm’s enlarged capacity across all product verticals and services. Publishing its interim 2018/19 results (period ending 31 December 2018), a significantly enlarged Tabcorp records group revenues of AUS $2.7 billion, primarily attributed to incorporating Tatts Group keno and lottery …

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Tabcorp appoints M&C Saatchi to develop new AUS profile

Australian marketing news source Mumbrella has reported that ASX gambling group Tabcorp Holdings has awarded its creative advertising account to M&C Saatchi Australia. The Sydney based marketing agency will takeover the AUS $ multi-million account from incumbent Clemenger (BBDO Group), who have served as Tabcorp’s creative lead since 2016. Mumbrella reports that M&C Saatchi, were not required to pitch for …

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TAB combines retail and mobile betting with Check and Collect

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TAB has combined the best of retail and mobile betting with ‘Check and Collect’, a product which makes it easier for Australian punters to enjoy their betting experience. The new product combines TAB’s strong retail presence with technology which allows customers to check their betting ticket and vouchers by using bar-code technology via the TAB app. If a customer scans …

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Ladbrokes Coral & William Hill eyeing Tatts wagering assets

‘The Australian’ newspaper has this weekend reported that FTSE-listed betting operators’ Ladbrokes Coral and William Hill are eyeing the potential takeover of ASX-listed Tatts Group’s sports betting assets, should the company be acquired by the Pacific Consortium. Last week, Pacific Consortium a group of investors led by London private equity firm Macquarie and New York fund KKR made a formal AUS …

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Rugby League star faces investigation over NRL betting activity

New Zealand standoff Kieran Foran is being investigated by the police and NRL Integrity Unit after $2,000 in winnings from a bet on his Parramatta Eels team ended up in his TAB account. The match in question was Parramatta’s visit to Foran’s former club, Manly Sea Eagles, on April 14. Just half an hour before kick-off, $18,000 in cash was wagered …

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NZ TAB confirms talks with Australia’s Tabcorp

Tabcorp is part of a 3-way race for a wagering deal with New Zealand’s TAB, as the Australian company looks to push into overseas markets and diversify its earnings. NZRB chief executive John Allen commented: “The New Zealand Racing Board is currently in discussions with three organisations, of which Tabcorp is one, to explore options to automate our fixed-odds betting …

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Australia Racing Minister seeks speedy sale of state-owned TAB

Australian news sources have reported that Racing & Gaming Minister Colin Holt is seeking to privatise the Western Australia TAB network (WA TAB), which represents the country’s last state-owned betting agency. Holt is reported to be seeking a AUS $1 billion sale for the state asset, with the Racing Representative Group set to present its auction plans to WA regulators. …

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Australian politician wants turnover tax on sportsbooks

An Australian politician is pushing to have the country’s gambling taxation laws overhauled, and has the sports betting industry in her sights. National Party senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie is pushing the federal government to impose a new national gaming tax and effectively ban gambling with overseas operators using ‘banking and other tools’. McKenzie has made a formal submission to …

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Tabcorp wins AUS $128 million tax rebate

Australian gambling operator  Tabcorp has won a $128.9 million (£64 million) tax benefit resulting from a payment it made to the Victorian government more than two decades ago. The operator has contested tax charges of a combined value of $1.2 billion in compensation for the past two decades, relating to revenues generated by poker (‘pokie’) machines. Last Friday the Australian …

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