Blogs

June 27, 2020

John Heaton: The Scottish Government is treating bookmakers and their customers with contempt

John Heaton, Scotbet, writes:   Three months ago, we brought the shutters down on our 30 shops not knowing when they would open up again. It […]
June 25, 2020

John O’Reilly: It’s time for the Government to review their decision and let us reopen our casinos as soon as possible

John O’Reilly: It’s time for the Government to review their decision and let us reopen our casinos as soon as possible   It’s been a baffling […]
June 13, 2020

Michael Dugher: As the lockdown eases, betting shops are ready to re-open safely from June 15

Monday 15 June is a significant day for the country. After months of being closed, the UK Government announced that many ‘non-essential retail’ shops in England […]
June 10, 2020

Greg Knight: June 15 is a red letter day for the betting industry and I can’t wait to safely re-open our doors again.

June 15 is a red letter day for our industry, when thousands of betting shops across England open their doors again after nearly three months of […]
May 31, 2020

Cornelius Lysaght: The return of racing can help lift the nation’s spirits

The Gold Cup, centrepiece of the Cheltenham Festival, took place on Friday the 13th of March. Superstitious? I am, and my pessimistic streak saw me wondering […]