Tabcorp (Australia)

Australian gambling entertainment group Tabcorp has said it is close to a deal to provide coverage from its pay-television horse racing broadcaster, Sky Racing, on a free-to-air basis until the easing…

Australian telecommunications company Optus has agreed a deal with wagering company Tabcorp to broadcast coverage of football’s English Premier League and the 2018 Fifa World Cup across Sky Racing venues in Australia.

The new deal with Racing Victoria, the representative body of the state’s four racing clubs, covers domestic and international broadcast rights, plus digital rights.

The thoroughbred racing clubs of Victoria eschewed an immediately lucrative offer for their rights from Sky Racing in favour of launching a new channel with commercial broadcaster Seven.