Tag: affordability checks

Would this punter at a British book subject himself to financial scrutiny? Under a proposed system of affordability checks, he may have no choice if he wants to keep wagering on races or sports. (Image: Reuters)

Affordability Checks: What are They and What Do They Mean for Racing?

Picture this scenario, courtesy of the Great Britain Gambling Commission and its proposed “affordability checks” on sports and race bettors. You save your betting money for the Royal Ascot meet in June. The meet arrives and you wager £100 each-way on the second favorite in the Group 1 Queen Anne […]