Racing industry fears £60m financial hit from UK affordability checks

Senior racing figures pen letter to MPs demanding the sport be exempt from potential affordability restrictions

UK horseracing could face a £60m revenue blow if affordability checks are imposed on bettors by the Gambling Commission (UKGC), the sport has claimed. According to The Guardian, a template letter from senior racing figures calls on MPs to reconsider the proposals, labelling them as “disproportionate” and an invasion of privacy. The UKGC is prepared…

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