As Wade Annear, manager marketing and media, Racing and Wagering Western Australia says: "Dividend calculations are performed independently by all TABs on all races.
Even when state partners pool, we calculate our dividends separately.We then know if there's a problem if any partner fails to match others in the group.This is a system of checks and balances against computer error or human intervention.We are closely scrutinised by regulators and auditors to enable customers to have complete faith in our betting process."Wade
agrees with Bruce Houston, general manager SATAB Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Unitab,
from WA says that, with large pools, it is no surprise that outcomes tend towards the same result, in the same way that, if you throw a coin long enough, real outcomes tend towards their mathematical odds.
met with his
interstate counterparts a week later and, he
said, any evidence of such a move would have been discussed.