Tag: Cheltenham

UK Racing likely to be suspended until June

Nick Rust British Horseracing Authority racing resumption estimate
The British Horseracing Authority said it hopes to resume flat racing behind closed doors at some stage in May - although June appears to be the new favourite.

Coral reopens Cheltenham live roulette table

Betting Business - Cheltenham Festival bookmakers
  Following the successful launch in March 2017 of Coral’s Cheltenham Live Casino, the bookmaker has re-opened an exclusive Cheltenham live roulette table, available until March 17.     In partnership with Racing UK, all twenty-eight races from The Cheltenham Festival will play on a video wall and will be presented alongside live roulette. Racing experts will stand beside the live roulette...

i-neda named as tech provider for British racecourses

Betting Business BHA Genius Sports neda racing
Over 50 renowned British racecourses have appointed technology provider i-neda to supply future pool betting operation due to go live in July 2018.   i-neda, a UK business which has provided pool betting solutions in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia, will provide the technology platform for the new pool betting operation which will go live across the vast majority of...

Grosvenor Casinos sets the pace ahead of Cheltenham

Betting Business - Cheltenham Festival Grosvenor Ahead successful case
Ahead of this weekend’s Cheltenham Festival, Grosvenor Casinos continues to promote its sports betting product, Grosvenor Sport.   Grosvenor Casinos held a its first ever Cheltenham Preview Night ahead of the Cheltenham Festival promoting its latest sports betting product, Grosvenor Sport. Held at the Grosvenor Casino Reading South, the occasion hosted 112 attendees from the world of sport as well as Grosvenor...

Bookies prepare for more than just a flutter at Cheltenham

Betting Business - Cheltenham Festival Bookies Worldpay
UK bookmakers are set for a potential increase of over 60 percent in turnover this week as the Cheltenham Festival gears up for another big year.   Following last year’s record-breaking Cheltenham Festival, current predictions show a potential 60 percent increase in turnover for online bookmakers this week. The global leader in payments, Worldpay, has forecast the figure in the week leading...

Ladbrokes takes ‘flesh wounds’ in festival struggle with online rivals

Ladbrokes,Cheltenham, Jim Mullen
The CEO of Ladbrokes has accused rival bookmakers of taking bets at levels that did not make business sense in this March’s Cheltenham Festival, the “worst in living memory” for the industry. “At Cheltenham we were reminded of the intense competition with offers and pricing at levels which, in our view, abandoned bookmaking principles, we competed hard but refused to...