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What are the key financial facts?

 

  • Bookmakers Gross Gambling Yield: £239.47m for the year ending March 2020.
  • BGRF 2019 Income: £8.87 m (0.6% of greyhound turnover). In 2019 51% was allocated to welfare.  Sample spend: £1.3m to Greyhound Trust; £94.9k stadia grants in support of welfare: kennel works; tractors; starting traps.
  • HMRC income from greyhound racing: £55m
  • GBGB approved dog rescue centres receive £400 jointly from the GBGB and owners per greyhound to assist with homing.

Gross Gambling Yield: the amount operators retain after winnings paid out and before operating costs deducted.

 Source: Hansard HC Deb (25 June 2019) Col 262 WH: https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2019-06-25/debates/72E07CBB-614C-4487-A6CF-EC8D9641A946/GamblingLevyOnlineGamblingAndGreyhoundRacing#contribution-90975608-6D3B-460A-AAAA-83F09B454024 

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