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    Churchill Downs Incorporated’s net revenue for 2019 increased 33.0% to $1.33bn, thanks mostly to the building and acquisition of new casinos, though this expansion also weighed on the operator's bottom line.

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    Webis Holdings, parent company of WatchandWager, saw turnover - defined as total wagers minus winnings - increase to $8.1m (£6.2m/€7.1m) for the six months to 31 December 2019, and losses decline as it hopes to bounce back from the loss of a major customer in late 2018.

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    New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transitional Authority (RITA) has announced the appointment of Jessica Meech and Sam Moncur to its executive leadership team (ELT).

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    UK racecourse operator the Arena Racing Company (ARC) has purchased the Nottingham Greyhound Stadium, a member of the  British Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS) and the home of the English Greyhound Derby.

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    Sweden’s AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) posted the highest full-year revenue in the company’s history in 2019, though a decline in its core racing vertical and Sweden’s new gaming taxes hit operating profit for the year.

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    The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported a 16.9% year-on-year rise in gambling revenue for January, aided by growing contributions from igaming and sports betting. 

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    Lotteries and keno helped Tabcorp’s revenues to increase to 4.4% to $2.91bn for the six months ended 31 December, 2019, even as the operator’s wagering vertical faced integration issues and the gaming services vertical struggled.

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    France’s online gaming market revenue grew 18.1% year-on-year to €1.42bn in 2019, thanks in part to a 27.3% increase in the contirbution from sports betting, according to online gambling regulator L’Autorité nationale de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL).

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    France’s new gambling regulator, L’autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) will be “fully operational” in spring of this year, with Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, currently state councillor for France’s National Commission for Data Protections, as its president.

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    Online wagering solutions provider BetMakers has agreed a deal with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen Association and Darby Development, operator of Monmouth Park racetrack, to deliver and manage fixed-odds horseracing into the state.

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    The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has released a new advisory bulletin that warns Native American tribes of key considerations and potential restrictions they face under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) when rolling out sports betting.

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    Mississippi Representative Cedric Burnett has resurrected a bill to legalize mobile wagering in the state, having previously seen a similar proposal die without progressing to a committee hearing in 2019. 

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    Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), the sports’ national governing body, has reported a 4.5% year-on-year rise in on-course betting turnover for 2019, despite seeing a decline in Tote wagering.

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    Sweden’s former horse racing monopoly operator Aktiebolaget Trav och Galopp (ATG) has reported a 6.6% year-on-year rise in net gaming revenue for 2019, despite a decline in income from horse racing betting in the country.

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    UK racecourse operator Arena Racing Company (ARC) has named Mark Spincer as the new managing director of its racing division.

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    New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transitional Authority (RITA) admitted concerns that the Racing Industry Bill does not offer enough flexibility for the roll-out of new betting products, but revealed that a bill regulating online betting may be in the works.

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    The Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR), the racecourse arm of commercial racing's UK governing body The Jockey Club, has announced that Paul Fisher will leave his role as its chief executive next month.

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    The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that Nick Rust is to step down as its chief executive at the end of 2020, after almost six years in the role.

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    New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transitional Authority (RITA) appears to have confirmed that racing venue closures are likely, though stressed that this was to be handled fairly as part of the ongoing industry overhaul.

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    US gambling facility operator Greenwood Racing has appointed Eric Hausler, previously of VICI Properties and Capri Casinos, as its new chief executive, effective from 20 January.

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