Tag Archives: The Racing Post

GVC suggests 900 of its betting shops will close

Ladbrokes

GVC Holdings has responded to the news of William Hill’s shop closures by outlining that 900 of its own Ladbrokes and Coral shops could face closure, which is ten per cent lower than its previous estimates made in April.  Similar to William Hill, GVC has attributed the potential closures to the FOBT stake cut brought in on 1 April of …

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£1m ‘third party’ punter case delayed

The £1m dispute between Irish student punter Megan McCann and the world’s largest bookmaker, bet365, has been further delayed as both parties reassess their arguments for the case. The hearing, which could have significant implications for the way terms and conditions are viewed in a legal sense and also potentially the ability for operators to screen who is betting with …

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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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Smarkets enters horseracing sponsorship

London headquartered Smarkets has agreed a horseracing sponsorship deal for the very first time, as revealed in The Racing Post. The betting exchange has entered the agreement with The Jockey Club, covering 35 fixtures throughout 2018, beginning at Wincanton this coming Saturday (January 6). Covering 11 of The Jockey Club’s 15 strong racecourse portfolio, including Aintree, Epsom, Haydock and Sandown, …

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Racing Post launches Tipster service for ‘all levels’ of punters

The Racing Post has announced the launch of its ‘Horseracing Tipster’ product, a new service seeking to better inform punters of all levels of experience and knowledge with regards to race bets. Its new product collates a variety of ‘stats and tips from valued Racing Post’ data to provide a stream of bet-prompting content on upcoming races’. Racing Post details …

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