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- Hong Kong Jockey Club celebrates record betting turnover by upping prize money
July 13, 2014
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) had the “most remarkable and notable season” in its 130-year history, according to CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges. The HKJC, which holds a monopoly on horseracing and sports betting in the special administrative region, reported record total turnover of HKD 101.8b (US $13.1b) in the 2013-14...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club has record year, gets commingling go-ahead
July 11, 2013
After years of furious lobbying, the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has received the go-ahead to commingle its betting pools with those of racing operators in foreign jurisdictions. Last week, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council approved the Betting Duty (Amendment) Bill, allowing the HKJC to reap the benefits of foreign bettors...