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  • UK operators have allegedly closed 20,000 accounts

    The UK Horseracing Bettors’ Forum (HBF) has estimated that 20,000 British online accounts were closed by operators over the last six months. The estimation was included in a publication of the results of a survey conducted between 3 April and 30 April, which found that over 4,000 accounts were...
  • Shock government announcement expected to end racing Levy funding

    Racing’s long search for a sustainable funding system from betting on the sport may finally be drawing to a close, with the government expected to announce a new regime on Thursday which will capture all bets on British racing, whether these are placed in betting shops or online. Details...
  • All bets are off: why bookmakers aren’t playing fair

    As G Force burst through to win the prestigious Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock, I began celebrating my biggest priced winner of the flat season, having backed him at odds of 25-1. But my joy at such a profitable day’s gambling was soon tempered by the realisation that yet...
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