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Lords Committee calls for ‘reliable facts’ on gambling habits & impacts

Supporting UK regulatory policy and oversight, the House of Lords Select Committee researching the ‘social and economic impacts of the gambling industry’ has sanctioned a ‘call-for-evidence’ from industry-wide stakeholders. The Committee seeks to gain research insights and reliable facts on factors related to the gambling sector and its relationship with individuals affected by gambling disorders. Updating stakeholders, the Committee details …

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Paddy Power takes BAGS live across its retail premises

Paddy Power has signed up to take BAGS (“Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service”) greyhound content live via its TV channel across its 631 shops. Director of The Racing Partnership, Mark Kingston, said: “We are delighted that Paddy Power has joined other betting shop operators in being able to show BAGS greyhound fixtures on their channels.   The BAGS schedule comprises over …

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BHA hands trainer £2,000 fine over horse mix-up

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After an identity mix-up with two of his horses at Southwell last month, trainer Ivan Furtado has been handed a £2,000 fine by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). The mix-up at Southwell was the second time an incident like this has happened within six months, after an incident at Yarmouth last July that saw Fyre Cay, the well-backed odds-on favourite …

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GMG strikes content agreement with BAGS for Greyhound Racing

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A minimum of 1,619 greyhound fixtures from 12 established tracks are to be made available to the betting industry from the start of 2018. This follows a new agreement between Arena Racing Company (ARC), who represent the media interest of Greyhound Media Group (GMG), and the Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS). Dominic Ford, Chairman of BAGS, added: “BAGS has been …

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Greyhound racing to be shown on TRP’s channel

A new deal has been struck allowing 1,619 Greyhound fixtures to be shown on The Racing Partnership’s channel (TRP). The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have reached the agreement for the races to be shown, which will commence on 1st January 2018, and will see greyhound racing being shown on ARC’s TRP channel. As part of …

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Top Dogs… Sun Bets sponsors 71st East Anglian Derby at Yarmouth

Sun Bets marketing has informed that it will sponsor the 71st East Anglian Derby at Yarmouth Stadium (Norfolk) taking place this September. The News UK and Tabcorp joint-venture bookmaker undertakes’ its first greyhound racing sponsorship, in which it will contribute £15,000 towards the Derby’s racing prize-pool. Furthermore, the bookmaker will secure the title name on all syndicated races, which will be …

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Stuart Tilly of BetonBrazil takes the Tipster Challenge at Bath

The CEO from Argyll Entertainment, the operator behind the new Alan Brazil branded sportsbook BetonBrazil, has stepped up to take the Tipster Challenge at Bath. Stuart Tilly has confessed to receiving a little help from Alan himself, and is quietly confident of helping the Guests maintain a lead at the top of the leaderboard. BetonBrazil.com is the latest gambling site …

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Dave Watkins looks to achieve Betgenius status at Musselburgh

We are delighted to introduce Dave Watkins as today’s Tipster Challenge Guest. Watkins has been with Betgenius for over 5 years, starting out as Head of Connextra Sales, before becoming Commercial Manager, and finally moving into his current role as Sales Director – Digital Marketing. He will be providing expert tips for each of today’s races at Musselburgh, alongside competition …

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Joe Lovelace of Panbet takes the Tipster Challenge at Salisbury

Joe Lovelace, PR Executive at Panbet is the latest industry Guest to take the Tipster Challenge on SBC News. He has picked out winners for each of the six races this afternoon at Salisbury. The action gets underway at 2:20, with the final race starting at 4:50. Lovelace joined Panbet in August 2015 as a Social Media Executive, before moving …

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Harris takes bettingexpert into Tipster Challenge contention

Stephen Harris, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert, stood out from the crowd on a slow day for our experts in the Tipster Challenge at Yarmouth. Harris returned three winners and a total of 12.33 points to move past SBC News into second place on the leaderboard. However, he remains more than 15 points behind the table topping Guests, represented …

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