British online and land-based sports betting and gaming operator Ladbrokes Coral Group has reportedly ended a broadcast rights dispute with The Racing Partnership that will see it resume offering live bet-to-view services from 22 horseracing venues. According to a report from The Telegraph newspaper, London-based Ladbrokes Coral Group was told in late-January to cease providing live broadcasts from the 15...
Eight months after the megamerger was first announced, the $11 billion acquisition of Tatts Group Limited (ASX: TTS) by Australian gambling giant, Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX: TAH) has been approved by the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT). The proposal was given the green-light on Tuesday when Federal Court judge and tribunal president John Middleton delivered the ruling, which stipulates that Tabcorp must...
Global alternative investments management firm Z Capital Group has announced that its Z Capital Partners private equity arm has spent an undisclosed amount in order to purchase multi-media sports information firm Sports Information Group and its flagship Daily Racing Form horseracing platform. Established in 1894, Daily Racing Form churns out up to 2,000 pages of unique statistical and editorial copy...
British pools betting innovator Sportech has announced that its Sportech Racing and Digital subsidiary has signed a deal to provide parimutuel technologies and services to the operator behind all nine of the horseracing tracks in Denmark. London-based Sportech stated that the agreement with Dansk Hestevæddeløb ApS is to see it supply the horseracing firm with a central system that will...
In Australia, the national competition regulator has reportedly extended its deadline to make a final determination on the long-awaited $4.8 billion takeover of Tatts Group Limited by rival bookmaker Tabcorp Holdings Limited. According to a report from local newspaper The Australian, the merger was due to be completed before June 13 after initially being agreed in October but a growing...
In the United Kingdom, horseracing track operator Arena Racing Company has signed an agreement that is to see sportsbetting giant William Hill run on-course sportsbooks at six of its venues. Arena Racing Company explained that the deal covers its horseracing tracks in Doncaster, Lingfield Park, Southwell, Wolverhampton, Worcester and Windsor and follows the long-term media rights accord inked between William...
Sportech Racing, a London-based gaming and sportsbook operator, has become the first and currently the only provider to be granted a licence to operate tote betting on horse racing in the Netherlands. Dutch gaming authorities reportedly awarded the tote betting licence to the company after pre-approved criteria were met and having passed a comprehensive selection process and award phase designed specifically...
In the United Kingdom, the 170th running of the annual Grand National horse racing extravaganza took place over the weekend from the Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool with digital gaming provider NYX Gaming Group revealing that the Sunday saw it handle more than 24 million sports wagers via its OpenBet platform. Las Vegas-based NYX Gaming Group, which earlier this month entered...
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...
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...

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