Tag Archives: hong kong jockey club
- Hong Kong Jockey Club record year thanks to int’l commingling
July 18, 2017
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) reported record race betting handle in its most recent fiscal year thanks to international wagering nearly doubling. This past Sunday (16) marked the end of the HKJC’s 88-day racing season, during which total wagering topped HKD 117.4b (US $15b), a 10.7% improvement over the...
- Asian Racing Federation forms Anti-Illegal Betting Task Force
April 28, 2017
Asia’s race betting monopolies have launched a fresh push to convince law enforcement agencies to shield their comfy betting fiefdoms against interlopers. On Friday, the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) announced that it had inked a memorandum of understanding with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) to combat international betting operators...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club inks UK Tote commingling deal
November 16, 2016
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has ensured its massive betting pools grow even larger after inking a commingling deal with the UK Tote. On Tuesday, the HKJC announced that UK punters would be able to place wagers on the HKJC’s pari-mutuel tote pools starting with Wednesday’s race meeting at...
- Errant rake forces Hong Kong Jockey Club to void first race in 132 years
October 27, 2016
A mislaid gardening tool has caused the first ever no-race ruling in the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s illustrious 132-year history. On Wednesday night, the Happy Valley racecourse was forced to void all wagers on a Class Four sprint as well as the card’s Jockey Challenge after an errant rake prevented...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club has record year thanks to football betting
September 6, 2016
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) posted another record performance in its most recent fiscal year thanks to a double-digit rise in sports betting revenue. Last week, the HKJC turned in its fiscal 2015-16 report card, covering the 12 months ending June 30, aka “another outstanding year.” Turnover was up...
- China eyes new domestic football lottery; Hong Kong sets Mark Six jackpot record
May 9, 2016
China is mulling the launch of a new sports lottery focused on the country’s domestic football leagues. On Thursday, China’s State General Administration of Sports released its five-year development plan, which included the idea of a new football lottery product that will help fund Beijing’s goal of turning the country...
AGTech inks online lottery deal with China’s Alipay
March 24, 2017
Huobi wants Chinese bitcoin users to explain source of funds
March 22, 2017