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Comment by editor Mary Pitt

Hear that? It may be very faint right now, but that is the sound of the tide turning. The dawning of a new age of cooperation between the bett...

Championbet's Adam Tomlinson and Amanda Hensman

ChampionBet at centre of action in Loughborough by Chris Pitt

In 1841, the Leicestershire town of Loughborough was the destination for the first package tour, organised by a man named Thomas Cook for a tempe...

Graham Sharpe

‘You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone’…! by Graham Sharpe

  JONI MITCHELL is one of the iconic names of sixties’ music. It is pretty much my life’s work (well, the part of it which has happen...

RGT’s Peter Laurie with Casper.

Old graders don’t just fade away

Chris Pitt talks to Peter Laurie of the Retired Greyhound Trust EACH YEAR SOME 8,000 greyhounds retire from racing in Britain, typically b...

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Jenningsbet hits the hundred

Jenningsbet now have more than a hundred shops following the acquisition in April of a dozen from the Joe Jennings chain. All of the 12 shops ...

Lord Sharman

GamCare president urges industry to display Freephone number

LORD SHARMAN, President of GamCare, has called on the gambling industry to display the organisation’s Freephone Helpline number, 0808 8020 133,...

Shops more popular than online

According to a recent Gambling Commission survey, betting shops are much more popular than online sites for punters to place a bet. A total of...

The five from '63 - left to right, Rex Hamey, Gordon Cramp, Pat Buckley, host Chris Pitt, Paddy Connors and  Ken White

Jenningsbet’s Grand National Night

by Mary Pitt The Midlands Racing Club’s Grand National Night, held in Birmingham on April 2 and sponsored for the fourth year by Jenning...

Cricket

New virtual cricket from

Inspired Gaming Group has announced the launch of the industry’s first Virtual Cricket game. The new sport joins a wide portfolio of seven s...

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Great Bookmaking Families…The Guiness brothers of Regent Street

Rise and fall of a bookmaking  dynasty by ANGUS DALRYMPLE MORNINGS AT THE Bob Guiness office high on the east side of Regent Street were ...