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51st Levy Settled, BHA Not Happy

November 1, 2011:

In Britain, bookmakers and the Horseracing Betting Levy Board have reached a £72.4-million deal for the 51st edition of the betting levy, and, according to a report, the British Horseracing Authority is not too pleased about its end of the bargain...read on

Corruption Hearing Starts Thursday

October 24, 2011:

After having gone through quite a public row last week over its new and ultimately modified whipping rule, the British Horseracing Authority is set to deal with more dirty laundry this week, as 13 individuals, including jockeys and horse owners, are set to go on the defensive regarding race-fixing allegations...read on

Single-Game Sports Wagering Coming?

September 29, 2011:

On Wednesday, September 28, Joe Comartin, M.P. Windsor Tecumseh, introduced an Act to Amend the Criminal Code in the House of Commons to permit single-event sports wagering in Canada...read on

Owner Banned Due To Probe

August 23, 2011:

According to a report, a Down Under owner has been handed an indefinite ban by Harness Racing New South Wales. Owner Mark Vallender, who has been described as a 'close associate' of the recently-resigned HRNSW steward Matthew Bentley, has refused to hand over telephone records which were requested by the governing organization...read on

Down Under Investigation Widening

August 11, 2011:

Harness Racing New South Wales Chairman Graeme Campbell has gone on the record as saying that his organization will be touching base with all wagering outlets in regard to the widening probe which initially began six months ago due to 'misconduct' of HRNSW officials...read on

Report: Levy Announcement Soon

February 15, 2011:

According to a report, Jeremy Hunt, the British Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, has reached a decision in regard to the contentious horse racing levy...read on

Begging, Pleading For Change

January 20, 2011:

While discussing the dicey situation the British horse racing industry is currently facing with bookmakers over the upcoming edition of the horseracing levy, Matthew Hancock, a Tory MP, has offered some comments which can apply to the nature of racing industry group relationships...read on

UK Bookmakers: Horse Racing Stuck In 1960s

November 26, 2010:

In the ongoing dispute over the British horse racing levy, leading bookmakers have shown their solidarity by penning a letter to the government appointed Horserace Betting Levy Board claiming that the country's horse racing industry is stuck in a 1960s mentality...read on


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