One, "Handle off nearly $1-billion through July of ’09".
Two, Betfair set for float after profits shoot up 29%.
One, "Maybe we can grind out a few dollars in these tough times." - Dennis Smoter, VP of the Maryland Jockey Club, earlier this year when raising takeout.
Two, "We know that the least valuable customers are the ones who lose all their money quickly. They go away and never come back. So, we are happy to take less off our customers per bet." Betfair, 2008 Annual Report