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BHA chief executive Nick Rust

Nick Rust

Nick Rust took over the reins as chief executive of the British Horseracing Authority in January of this year, the first to be chosen with a back...

Ruth Champion

Gordon Moody introduces programme for women problem gamblers

THE GORDON MOODY Association, which provides treatment for problem gamblers, has introduced a new programme for women with gambling addiction. Fo...

Mary Pitt


Comment by Mary Pitt THE NEXT GENERAL election is coming up on May 7. What it will mean for the gambling industry is anyone’s guess. The mai...

The Spotted Wonder

A horse of a different colour tells his story- Book review by Mary Pitt

Such has been the influence of The Tetrarch that, more than a century after his racing days came to an end, we still refer to a grey horse with m...

Mary Pitt

Comment by Mary Pitt

THE RESULTS OF the Responsible Gambling Trust’s research into gaming machines in betting shops were released on December 1. With the cooperatio...

2DB Co-founder Steve Boffo with Israeli data

2DB Provides screen solutions

So that’s what Richard Hughes’ name looks like in Hebrew. That’s one reaction to the racing information intended for the Israeli market ...

Mary Pitt

COMMENT by Editor Mary Pitt

I THINK WE all know what the big story is. The fact that on November 5 the British Horseracing Authority chose Nick Rust, formerly of Ladbroke...

Philip Davies MP : Picture Mary Pitt

MP Philip Davies urges bookmakers to show ‘a human face’

In a well-attended session chaired by the Racing Post’s Jim Cremin at the Bookmakers’ Trade Fair, Philp Davies, MP for Shipley, West Yorkshir...

William Hill , The Man & The Business

William Hill, The Man & The Business review by Mary Pitt

Graham Sharpe has been a columnist for BOS Magazine since the very first issue appeared in 1981. He has been with the William Hill organisation i...

Neil Goulden

Note of optimism sounded at ABB AGM

With what chief executive Dirk Vennix termed ‘the sword of Damocles’ hanging over the industry, the need for advocates and a ‘new debate’...

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