Mobile app, which is compatible with Android and iPhone, has been developed by Irish company Actus Mobile and offers users betting on Irish and British racing, including the Jackpot, Placepot, Exacta, Trifecta, Daily Double and Pick Six.
The opinion was that, if the government sold the Tote
to racing at a price below the full market price, newly estimated by PricewaterhouseCoopers at pounds 400m, it would be guilty of supplying illegal state aid.
Labour's 2005 manifesto repeated its commitment to "completing the sale of the Tote
to a racing trust".
Dixon, a member of the racing consortium that, along with senior members of Tote
management, lodged two unsuccessful bids to buy the organisation, said yesterday: "Mike Smith made it clear he wanted no racing involvement, but to remain totally independent.
This is still enough for the Tote
to have made about pounds 17m in profits last year, which was ploughed back into horseracing.
Sutcliffe announced in October that the Tote
sale had been put on ice "for the medium term" due to uncertain market conditions.
supporter Findlay, whose latest Scoop6 success netted him nearly pounds 874,022 last month, yesterday called on the firm's management to take brave decisions and cut deductions which, he claimed, would return substantial dividends.