Wilson Named Chairman of TVG

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TVG Network’s Mark Wilson has torn up his "place" and "show" tickets and cashed in his "win" ticket.

Wilson gave up the president and CEO posts at Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.’s TVG to assume the chairman’s role, the network announced Wednesday.

The horse-racing network combines live racing with in-home account wagering.

Wilson has been president and CEO of TVG since its acquisition by TV Guide Inc. in 1998.