After 45 years with the bookmaker, public relations guru Graham Sharpe is leaving United Kingdom-based William Hill. Sharpe, who in March 1972 signed on with the company as a betting shop board man, confirmed in an interview with the Racing Post that he is vacating his post as media relations director effective this week sometime. The 66-year-old Sharpe is the co-founder...
A new board will soon be appointed to oversee Thoroughbred horseracing in the State of Victoria, Australia, and they’ll apparently be under the microscope for any conflicts of interest or appearance of impropriety. No one will be allowed to serve on the board of Racing Victoria if they derive income primarily from racing or hold an Australian Business Number...
Update: Slotwow.com’s DNS address cannot be found – the site has been offline since at least Sept. 8 There is no evidence to suggest that slotwow was ever authorized by any of the companies mentioned in this article. TwinSpires.com, the official betting app of the Kentucky Derby and other legal online horse betting in the U.S. appear to be the sponsor...
Following a two-week delay, harness racing will reportedly return to upstate New York’s Vernon Downs Casino Hotel from Friday with an expectation that the state will be providing the Oneida County racetrack with some form of tax relief. According to a report from Syracuse-based television broadcaster WSTM-TV, last month saw owner American Racing And Entertainment postpone the traditional April 21...
After amending its constitution in 2013 in order to permit the building of up to seven Las Vegas-style commercial casinos, the future for the gambling industry in New York looks bright with the sector reportedly set to produce around $325 million in annual revenues from next year. According to a Kyle Hughes report published by NYSNYS News, New York had...
Two weeks after its proposed purchase of rival bookmaker Tatts Group Limited was approved by Australia’s national competition regulator and Tabcorp Holdings Limited has now revealed that its Sky Racing World subsidiary has inked a significant deal with the Korea Racing Authority. Melbourne-based Tabcorp Holdings Limited revealed that its latest agreement is to see Sky Racing World distribute horseracing content...
After an extensive renovation, a newly remodeled race and sports book at Wynn Las Vegas was unveiled Tuesday. The newly renovated space includes the addition of a nearly 1,600-square-foot wraparound LED video screen which highlights a new restaurant concept and a sophisticated design. The high-definition LED video wall which is 11 feet high and 137 feet wide, and has a...
In Maryland, a new report has found that casinos in the eastern state have helped the local horseracing industry to increase its economic impact over the past five years by in excess of 20%. According to a report from local television broadcaster WBAL-TV, the horseracing industry in Maryland began to go into decline in the 1990s due to the proliferation...
Coral, a brand of British-based betting and gambling company Ladbrokes Coral Group (LSE: LCL), has reportedly launched its Coral Connect App just in time for the upcoming football season. The mobile companion to the 2014-launched single wallet Coral Connect card, the app is available for download in the App and Google Play stores, according to G3 Newswire. The new app is designed...
In Idaho, a battle is reportedly brewing between the western state’s legislature and governor Clement “Butch” Otter over a suggestion that the Republican’s may be about to institute temporary rules legalizing instant historical horseracing wagering machines. According to a report from the Associated Press news service, instant historical horseracing wagering terminals allow punters to place bets on videotaped contests only...

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