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Betfair pulls Japan racing after JRA pressure

2020-05-29

Betfair Australia said it was pulling the ability to allow bets on Japanese horse racing after pressure from the country’s racing body.

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NSW and Victoria stage turf war in Australian racing

2019-08-16

Australian racing is in the midst of one of the biggest changes in its long history as the nation's two biggest states – New South Wales and Victoria – wage what the media have dubbed a "turf war" and behind which lies two different approaches to...

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Asia’s online brands struggle to make European impact

2019-07-19

When 188Bet announced its withdrawal from the UK and Irish markets in March, it was the latest in a long line of Asia-facing operators to back away from Europe’s highly-regulated igaming jurisdictions.

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Sports integrity, lack of understanding, pose risks for esports wagering

2019-02-15

The stellar projections for esports revenue have whet the appetite of online wagering operators, though the absence of regulation, questions over sports integrity and lack of expertise mean widespread adoption in the gambling industry may be far away.

Activists call for horse racing ban on welfare concerns

2019-01-25

New Zealand’s horse racing industry, which is already facing major challenges in the form of a government overhaul, has now come under threat from activists who are calling for a ban on both wagering and racing itself.

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NZ race reform hits hurdles

2018-12-14

The Minister of Racing is now taking a more cautious approach to reform of the racing industry after intense lobbying from racing clubs, warnings that the reforms are unworkable and signs from his majority coalition partner that it will not support some...

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World Cup draws record bets but predictable final damps profit

2018-07-27

With the football World Cup finally at a close, Russian bookies are finding their profits are lower than expected, despite a surge in volume. Russi

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PlayUP acquires another wagering operator, eyes listing

2018-04-15

Sports fantasy and betting business PlayUp is eyeing a listing on the ASX and Nasdaq, after a string of acquisitions in the Australian fantasy sports

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Tabcorp swings to loss on fines, merger costs

2017-08-05

Australian wagering giant, Tabcorp swung to a loss of A$20.8 million ($16.5 million) in the year ending June 30, hurt by the costs of its merger with

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Betting on eSports' potential

2017-04-05

Southeast Asia has the world’s fastest growing eSports audience, with signs the region’s land-based operators are beginning to take an interest in how to tap into the potential of this, and other skill-based products, to reach a younger demographic. 

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Tabcorp unit to bring more Australian racing to U.S.

2017-03-09

Tabcorp unit, Sky Racing World, the exclusive distributor of Southern Hemisphere horse-racing content to the Americas has expanded its partnership wit

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CrownBet deal brings NSW clubs online

2017-02-06

CrownBet has become the official betting partner of Clubs NSW, which will allow the online operator to offer its digital betting services to punters i

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Tabcorp signs co-mingling deal with German tote

2016-01-20

Tabcorp has added Germany’s totalizator to its multi-billion dollar wagering pool via a co-mingling deal. The deal will allow punters in Germany to

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Swopstakes wins Innovators Circle award

2016-01-03

Swopstakes, a new wagering game developed by Australian start-up, Six Faces Pty Ltd, won the Innovators’ Circle Award at the 42nd Global Symposium o

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Tabcorp teams with News Corp on UK online gaming venture

2015-12-09

Tabcorp Holdings has teamed with News UK to launch a new online wagering and gaming business in the UK and Irish markets. The business will be known a

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Sportech to provide betting system to racetracks in Vietnam and Malaysia

2015-12-08

Sportech Racing / Digital, a provider of wagering technology solutions to racetracks, off-track betting networks, internet wagering operators and casi

Australia sports bodies push for in-play betting

2015-11-30

Australia’s leading sporting organizations have warned that a ban against licensed bookmakers from offering in-play betting has allowed illegal offs

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Tatts Group shareholder voices disapproval over Tabcorp merger

2015-11-15

Tatts Group shareholder Sandon Capital voiced disapproval over a potential $9 billion merger between Tatts and wagering company Tabcorp, and suggested

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Tatts sees slight growth in wagering turnover in 15Q3

2015-10-29

Australia-based Tatts Group reported that its wagering business saw an improvement in 15Q3 with turnover returning to growth despite softness in the Q

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