Keyword: Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming

  • Daily Fantasy Gaming Discussed at Symposium

    While a panel of experts on daily fantasy gaming and its current legality differed on some details, they largely agreed this relatively new gaming form is here to stay and racing should work with it.

  • Symposium: Innovators Offer Variety of Ideas

    The four finalists to present their ideas during the Innovators' Circle, which offers a $15,000 prize, offered ideas in technology to prevent breakdowns, a multi-race wager, a jackpot game, and micro-ownership in horses.

  • Symposium: Opportunities in Digital Marketing

    During a University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming, experts on social media encouraged racing to move beyond raw numbers of social media and sharpen their digital media efforts.

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    Symposium: Panel Gives 45 Ideas in 45 Minutes

    The University of Arizona Racetrack Industry Program's Global Symposium on Racing started in a big way when it asked five panelists to offer 45 ideas in 45 minutes on improving racing and the marketing of the sport.

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    Emphasis on Innovation at Racing Symposium

    The emphasis will be on new ideas when many racing industry leaders gather in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 7-9 for the University of Arizona Racetrack Industry Program's Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming.

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    Symposium: Steward Revisits BC Classic

    California steward Kim Sawyer said having the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) as the final race of the day this year created problems in publicizing the reason for the decision to take no action following the race.

  • Symposium: Racing Apps Need to Connect

    As wagering outlets, racetracks, and other industry entities enter the mobile market, it is important they listen to customers' needs and take care to make sure new apps address those wishes.

  • Symposium: Customer Has to Figure in Equation

    As U.S. racing faces the challenge of shaping race days and meets and maintaining field sizes at a time when foal crops are shrinking, experts said tracks and horsemen need to remember to keep the customer in the equation.

  • Social Media's Role in Racing News Discussed

    A panel at an industry gathering on Tuesday, Dec. 9, largely agreed that track publicists could use social media to fill some of the news void created as papers and other sports publications reduce racing coverage.

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    Kay to Deliver Keynote Speech at Symposium

    Chris Kay, president and chief executive officer of the New York Racing Association, will deliver the keynote speech during the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming.

  • Integrity Push Continues Despite Obstacles

    Racing jurisdictions and racetracks are making some headway on tightening the screws on integrity in the sport, though one official Dec. 6 described it as a "minefield" due to legal issues and court fights.

  • Penelope Miller, senior manager of digital media for America's Best Racing, discussed use of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, and Twitter.

    Pros, Cons of the New Racing Media Discussed

    This year's Mark Kaufman Workshop presented by the Turf Publicists of America Dec. 4 during the University of Arizona Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming tackled the topic of the new racing media.

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    Fantasy Games Touted as Important Tool

    Operators of online racing and sports fantasy games said Dec. 4 the time is now for the horse racing industry to capitalize on them to develop fans and generate new revenue.

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    Panel: Field Size, Consistency Aid Handle

    Representatives of horse racing in foreign countries said Dec. 4 there are some issues with importing simulcasts of races from the United States, but when it comes to bettors, field size usually wins out over everything.