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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

Christie To Set Online Gaming Precedent?

March 2, 2011:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has until Thursday, March 3 to either veto or sign legislation which would make it legal for in-state casino operators to run online gaming websites for residents of the state -- also known as 'intra-state gambing.' All reports indicate that he is holding his cards close to his chest...read on

Hunt Announces Racing Levy

February 16, 2011:

According to a report, British Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt today announced his decision regarding the 50th Levy Scheme...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

British Racing Levy Standoff Continues

November 1, 2010:

The ongoing saga regarding the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB), and the British horse racing levy took another turn this past weekend. In light of the news, online gaming giant Betfair announced that it could be taking action of its own...read on

Irish PM For Online Gaming Taxation

May 18, 2010:

Ireland's Prime Minister Brian Cowen has been quoted as saying that he is in support of introducing a licensing system and taxing overseas online betting websites...read on

Overseas Levy Loophole May Get Closed

April 12, 2010:

According to a report, the Labour Party in the United Kingdom is looking to close a loophole which currently allows offshore gaming companies to avoid paying 10% of their gross horseracing profits to the Horserace Betting Levy...read on

Cabinet 'Okays' Loto-Quebec Online Gaming

February 3, 2010:

It has been reported that Loto-Québec has received permission from the cabinet to delve into the business of online gambling...read on

Offshore Bookmaker Voluntarily Pays Levy

October 14, 2009:

According to a report on gamingintelligence.com, Sportingbet PLC, an online gaming and wagering operator, has stated that in 2010 it will voluntarily make a payment to the Levy Board, even though it is not required to...read on

Is Anyone Listening?

April 3, 2009:

At this point, when it comes to discussing the impact that offshore and reservation-based internet gaming has on the Canadian horse racing industry, Jane Holmes must be blue in the face...read on

Beshear Appeals Decision

January 22, 2009:

Kentucky governor Steve Beshear has filed an appeal from the recent 2-1 decision of the Kentucky Court of Appeals that Kentucky cannot expropriate 141 internet domain names, according to a report from...read on


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