William Hill PR director leaving after nearly half a century of service

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...

Japan’s horse racing purses among the richest in the world

The Japan Cup now has a $5.25M purse, making it one of the most lucrative in the world. While Criminal Code chapter 23 generally bans gambling in Japan,...

Gambling deal with Seminole Tribe far from a done deal

The gambling agreement between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Governor Rick Scott that was signed on Monday will face changes over the coming months, and while...

Boyd Gaming launches industry’s first horse racing app; NYRA Bets launched nationally by NYRA

In partnership with software developer Miomni Gaming, Paradise, Nevada-based Boyd Gaming has successfully launched its B Connected Race & Sports mobile app, which allows gamblers in Nevada...

Idaho governor may be heading for “showdown” with legislature

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...

Bright future predicted for expanding New York casino industry

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...

Racing Victoria may ban active industry from new board

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...

Record-breaking annual results for Sky Racing World

Sky Racing World, a distributor of southern hemisphere thoroughbred and harness horseracing content to North and South America, has released its financial results for the twelve months...

South Australia to institute 15% betting tax

The next budget for the Australian state of South Australia is set to include a provision that will look to harvest up to $6.85 million a year...

All betting operators in UK would be required to pay 10% of revenues over...

Beginning in April of this year, betting operators in the United Kingdom will have to provide 10% of race wagering revenues to the racing industry. Last Friday,...

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