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TVG And FanDuel Named Official Wagering Partners Of Breeders’ Cup In Multi-Year Sponsorship Deal

The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, and FanDuel Group, the parent company of TVG, America’s Horse Racing network and the largest advanced-deposit wagering (ADW) platform in the US, today announced a comprehensive multi-year sponsorship agreement making TVG and FanDuel the official Wagering Partners of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The agreement also […]

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FanDuel Launches Sports Betting At Meadowlands Saturday

Just six miles from New York City, The Meadowlands officially opened for sports betting on Saturday morning. The northern New Jersey track is host to the fourth sports book in the state, which is operated by FanDuel, according to newyork.cbslocal.com. “The things that we will be bringing will be like being able to bet in the […]

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Paddy Power Betfair, FanDuel Complete Merger; TVG Now Part Of FanDuel Group

Paddy Power Betfair and FanDuel confirmed on Wednesday that they have closed their previously announced merger, combining Paddy Power Betfair’s U.S. businesses with FanDuel. The combination creates the largest online sports destination in the United States, with a range of products. “The new company embodies the strengths of TVG, Betfair US and FanDuel and brings […]

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Giveaways, A Commissioner And Jockeys Cams: Expert Opinions Vary On Ways To Improve Racing

What can horse racing do to become a more popular sport and successful business? One week before the Kentucky Derby, Sports Business Journal staff writer Liz Mullen posed that question to a variety of notable people in racing and broadcasting and came up with a wide array of answers. For Hall of Fame trainer Bob […]

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Inaugural TVG Telethon Raises $217,730 for Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund

The first telethon for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF), hosted by TVG Network in association with Betfair Exchange and the Jockeys’ Guild, raised $217,730 on Sunday, April 8, to assist in the care of 59 permanently disabled riders. Callers flooded phone banks in Los Angeles and at Keeneland and were able to donate by […]

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PDJF, TVG Teaming Up For April 8 Telethon

The Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) on Sunday, April 8, will host their first telethon live on the TVG Network, in association with Betfair.  America’s racing community will join together to support the great work of the PDJF, which provides benefits to nearly 60 former riders each month who have suffered catastrophic on-track injuries. Superstar […]

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Betfair US/TVG Join NTRA; Kip Levin Appointed To Board Of Directors

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that Betfair US/TVG has joined the organization and that Kip Levin, Chief Executive Officer of Betfair US and TVG, has been appointed to the NTRA’s Board of Directors. “The perspective of one of the world’s largest gaming operators and its national television network will be a welcome […]

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TVG Begins Nine Days Of Pegasus World Cup Special Programming

TVG, America’s Horse Racing network, will create special programming to promote the inaugural Pegasus World Cup Invitational (Gr. I) and will be live on-site at Gulfstream Park in the run-up to the world’s richest horse race. The $12-million Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28 was created by The Stronach Group and is expected to have […]

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TVG Now On U-Verse; Network’s First Full-Time High Definition Platform

TVG, America’s horse racing network, today announced that programming is now available in both High Definition and Standard Definition on AT&T U-Verse beginning today on channel 1671 (HD) and 671 (SD). The network is available on the most popular U-Verse package, U-300, and all other programming packages that include U-300 networks. The launch marks the first […]

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Betfair US/TVG’s Levin Sees ‘Positive Early Indicators’ In Exchange Wagering Launch In New Jersey

Earlier this year, Paddy Power Betfair, the U.K.-based gambling giant, launched its exchange wagering platform in New Jersey in partnership with Monmouth Park, making New Jersey the first state to offer the fast-paced form of wagering popular in other countries. Kip Levin, a relative newcomer to racing who was named CEO of Betfair US and […]

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