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    The Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) announced on Monday (11 November) that 21 people, including six staff working for the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) have been arrested for suspected corruption.

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    New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) reported revenue of NZD $348.0m (£123.6m/€144.2m/$158.7m) for the fiscal year ending July 31, down 3.1% year-on-year, as it missed its target for pre-distribution profit.

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    The Norwegian government will consider transferring the country’s horse racing betting monopoly from national tote Norsk Rikstoto to national lottery Norsk Tipping when the former’s rights to organise wagering on racing expire at the end of 2021.

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    British media giant News UK has appointed Gaming Realms co-founder Simon Collins as its new managing director for betting and gaming.

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    An Irish bookmaker has lost a High Court challenge to rule changes about how operators are allocated pitches in premium areas of racecourses.

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    Voters from nine cities in New Hampshire will have the opportunity to vote on whether to permit retail sportsbooks to operate in their communities at the state’s municipal elections on November 5. 

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    Researchers in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) have warned the state needs to have a serious discussion about the role of gambling in society after estimating that as much as 14% of its population has been negatively affected by gambling.

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    With other operators struggling in Sweden, former horse racing monopoly Aktiebolaget Trav och Galopp (ATG) bucked the trend to report a 12.6% increase in net gaming revenue for the third quarter of 2019 to SEK1.17bn, setting a new company record.

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    UK Tote Group, the consortium of racecourse owners formerly known as Alizeti, has completed its acquisition of UK pool betting operator the Tote. UK Tote Group is now the sole owner of the Tote.

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    Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has reported a 1.8% year-on-year decline in revenue for the third quarter, despite experiencing ongoing growth within its French horse racing betting business.

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    Arena Racing Corporation (ARC) and its subsidiaries said increased prize money and labour costs were responsible for a halving of EBITDA in 2018.

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    Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has finalised its acquisition of Turfway Park in Kentucky from Jack Ohio LLC, an affiliate of Jack Entertainment LLC and Hard Rock International.

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    New Zealand’s Minister for Racing, Winston Peters, has outlined his expectations for the country’s new Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA), saying that he anticipates the body leading the national horse racing industry to sustainable growth.

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    The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA) has claimed victory in a long-running legal dispute with the leading US professional sports leagues over sports betting.

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    Norway’s state-owned totalisator betting business Norsk Rikstoto has proposed establishing a mandatory monthly spending limit for all customers, with the country’s gambling regulator speaking out in favour of the proposal.

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    Delaware’s sportsbooks endured another difficult month in August, with amounts wagered dropping 42% year-on-year.

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    The body set up to oversee reform of racing and wagering in New Zealand is looking for a new leader following the resignation of chief executive John Allen.

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    Hong Kong Jockey Club has told Betfair Australia to “immediately cease and desist” offering betting exchange wagering on its races in an escalation of the fall-out between the two parties.

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    Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has announced the appointment of a new marketing director as it continues its rebranding campaign.

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    Rhode Island’s regulated sports betting market has reported a 61.5% month-on-month decline in revenue for July. However, mobile betting may soon launch in the state, with a roll out planned for the start of the National Football League season.

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