Several of the sports' movers and shakers in the bet taking and track ownership space got together on a panel yesterday at the Simo Conference in Arizona.
"We all want to increase wagering," he said. "Lowering takeout in every instance increases handle. Raising takeout always decreases handle."
"When you talk to bigger players, they would rather have lower takeouts and lower rebates," Bowker said. "That way, they also feel less sophisticated money would come back into the pools."