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In the Fall of 2013, GREY2K USA Worldwide reviewed the state of dog racing around the world. We found that various forms of dog racing, commercial and non-commercial, regulated and non-regulated, exist in several countries.

According to information obtained online, there are twenty-one countries in which dog racing occurs but may or may not have reached a commercial stage. When considering whether the racing of greyhounds is commercial, we look at several criteria including whether a law has been passed that authorizes gambling on the speed and/or ability of greyhounds, the existence of a regulatory structure, the physical presence of racetracks, evidence of gambling, whether the host state or subdivision shares in any gambling proceeds, fees charged by host locations, the use of professional racing kennels, the number of dogs participating in races, the existence of an official racing code, and membership, if any, in a greyhound racing federation or trade association.

The following is a list of countries in which some form of dog racing has recently occurred, occurs now, and/or is scheduled to occur as of November 2013:

Commercial Dog Racing
Non-Commercial Racing
Greyhound Simulcasting


Commercial greyhound racing is currently conducted in 8 countries:

Australia
Ireland
Macau
Mexico
New Zealand
United Kingdom
United States
Vietnam


There are currently 21 countries in which non-commercial greyhound racing takes place. GREY2K USA does not currently have a position for or against non-commercial dog racing, and this data is presented for informational purposes only.

Argentina
Austria
Belgium
Chile
Czech Republic
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Hungary
India
Italy
Morocco
Pakistan
Portugal
Slovakia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
The Netherlands
Uruguay
 


At least 31 countries/territories conduct greyhound simulcasting. Greyhound tracks broadcast their races to locations across the world, where bettors are able to place wagers on those greyhound races remotely.

Antigua
Argentina
Aruba
Austria
Australia
Bahamas
Brazil
Chile
Columbia
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
England
Germany
Isle of Man
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Panama
Peru
South Africa
Spain
St. Croix
St. Kitts
St. Marten
St. Thomas
Trinidad & Tobago
United States of America
Uruguay
Venezuela
Venezuela
 
 

 

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