$16 million up for Grabs in Pegasus World Cup

On January 26th we see the third running of what had become the world’s richest horse race, the Pegasus World Cup. Staged at Gulfstream Park in Florida, the idea was thought up by prominent owner and tycoon David Stronach with the premise being that 12 owners will pay $1million each to buy a gate which …

Trainers Disagree over Effect of Staff Shortage

After a recent feature on ITV Racing about the apparent chronic shortage of stable staff within British racing, trainers now seem not to agree over the effects of the personnel deficiency. According to reports, British racing is short of some 1,000 stable staff at present with many who have left the business citing unsociable hours …

Washington Joins Sports Betting Club 

Politicians in Washington DC have voted to permit the legalization of sports betting in the US capital, making it the latest state to join the sports betting club, and notably, the first state without casinos to legalize betting on sport.   A sports betting bill was passed by an 11-2 vote score on Wednesday, and although it will still require the signature of Mayor Muriel Bowser to become law, …

William Hill to Fight Dutch Fine

UK bookmaker William Hill is set to appeal against a €300,000 fine handed out by the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) after the KSA found that the company had targeted players resident in the Netherlands without an online gaming licence.  The regulator issued the penalty as it found that William Hill had offered online games of chance to consumers in the Netherlands, through its WilliamHill.com website as well as two mobile applications. It is …

Gambling.Com Focused on US Market 

Digital marketing services provider Gambling.com is aiming to expand its presence in the US market and the company is hoping its listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange will give it a platform in the growing betting market across the Atlantic.   On Tuesday, the company was given permission to list on the exchange and they announced a listing …