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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: A Murky Merger, Out Of The Preakness Fog

Ever since the Supreme Court struck down a federal law prohibiting states from instituting sports betting, major players in the gambling industry have been moving at light speed. In today’s edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the latest domino to fall, involving a horse racing online wagering site and a […]

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Parent Company Of TVG To Merge With FanDuel, Takes Aim At U.S Sports Betting Market

Paddy Power Betfair and FanDuel today announced a definitive agreement under which the companies will merge their U.S. businesses, bringing together the leader in international sports betting and gaming and the company that redefined fantasy sports. The transaction combines FanDuel’s world-class technology, well-recognized brand, and large, highly engaged user base with Betfair US’s existing TVG […]

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TVG Parent In Talks To Buy Fantasy Sports Operator FanDuel

Paddy Power Betfair, European-based parent company of the U.S. racing network and advance deposit wagering company TVG, is in negotiations to buy FanDuel, the fantasy sports site based in New York. Discussions between the two companies was first reported by LegalSportsReport.com. In a subsequent statement published by LegalSportsReport, Paddy Power Betfair said: “Paddy Power Betfair […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: Who Wins From Sports Betting?

We woke up in a different world today. Yesterday, outside of the state of Nevada, the only legal “sports” betting in the United States was on horse racing. Today, or more realistically in the coming months and years, Americans will be able to bet on baseball, basketball, football and hockey, among other sports. They’ll be […]

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Churchill Downs Denies Derby Media Credential To Longtime Broadcaster Caton Bredar

For the first time in 18 years, longtime racing analyst Caton Bredar will not appear on Louisville’s WAVE 3 News during Kentucky Derby week. Bredar was informed Wednesday by WAVE 3 News that the station had been told by Churchill Downs officials she would not be approved for media credentials to cover the event because […]

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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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TVG Offering Dual Coverage From Dubai, Gulfstream Park On Saturday

Celebrating two of the biggest racing events of the year, TVG, America’s Horse Racing Network, will feature special programming with live, on-site coverage this weekend for the $10-million Dubai World Cup and the 67th Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park, the network announced. TVG’s special Florida Derby coverage, presented by Darby Dan Farm, kicks off today […]

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TVG Partners With France To Bring More Harness Racing To Wagering Platform

TVG, America’s Horseracing Network and premier advance deposit wagering (ADW) platform, recently launched French races on a daily basis, including major harness racing, through a partnership with Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) in France. Since late February, TVG customers have been able to wager on racing from over two dozen French thoroughbred and trotting tracks. The […]

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Eclipse Awards To Be Broadcast Live On TVG

The 47th Annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group, will air live on TVG as part of an agreement finalized this week between the leading horse racing network and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), which administers the awards. Hosted by Nick Luck and highlighted by the announcement […]

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Eclipse Awards Finalists To Be Announced Live On TVG Friday At Noon ET

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form and National Turf Writers And Broadcasters announced today that finalists for the 2017 Eclipse Awards will be revealed live on TVG Friday, January 5 at Noon ET/9:00 a.m. PT. Finalists in 17 equine and human categories will be revealed during a special segment hosted by Mike Joyce […]

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