Bookmakers Trade Fair 2013


Mary Pitt

Comment by Mary Pitt

PADDY POWER GAINED not just an actual but also a moral victory when District Court Judge Paul Goldspring ruled in the company’s favour, overtur...

Jem Racing’s Graeme Dunn and Teresa Martin.           Picture: Mary Pitt

Jem Racing- Dorset’s leading Independent

JEM RACING HAS received plenty of publicity in recent months courtesy of the Racing Post’s Steve Palmer, whose back-page Sunday Supplement colu...

EU proposal for punters’ ID is “over the top”

A proposal under the Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive which could require big punters to show their ID when placing a bet has been lamba...

Phil Horne sees indepndent bookmakers as the lifeblood of the LBO sector.

Independents: improving the high street Phil Horne, group managing director, U.K., SG Gaming

DURING A FEW DIFFICULT years where the economy has faltered and many sectors have struggled, the LBO sector has shown a much needed resilienc...

Graham Sharpe

Ready, steady, Coe… by Graham Sharpe

I REMEMBER A STORY that after Seb Coe had lost the 800 metres final in the Olympics to Steve Ovett, he received a letter from a female member of...

Dave Tharp with Living Sports’ awards	
Picture: Mary Pitt

A big year for Living Sports

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER LIVING SPORTS was voted Newcomer of the Year at the 2013 Betview Awards in May. That same month saw the launch of the R...

Barbara in Kenya for Project Africa with the children of Ol Maisor.

Barbara Berki – an eye opening year

If you’re celebrating your thirtieth anniversary in the betting industry, there’s no better way to do it than as Racing Post/SIS Betting ...

Ben Keith at Royal Ascot with Alex Wheeler

The “extremely driven” Ben Keith by Chris Pitt

At just 33, Ben Keith sits at the helm of the biggest credit bookmaker in Britain. Since 2010 the company he founded and built up, Star Sp...

Bar One Racing has adopted MRG Systems BIDS5

Bar One Racing uses BIDS5

MRG Systems has announced that that Bar One Racing has converted their shop estate to BIDS5 at the end of March. Bar One Racing has 20 sho...

Grant Morgan from Telarius(right) receives his iPad from Mike Hennessy.
 					      Picture: Supplied

Shopworks pleased with survey results

TECHNOLOGY PROVIDER SHOPWORKS recently asked its clients to complete a customer survey on their experiences with the platforms that they use. ...

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