Tag Archives: Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges
- 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...
- HKJC boss warns sports betting turnover to overtake racing in 2014
May 6, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dragged her state screaming and kicking into the 20th century on Monday by signing a bill authorizing bettors to place wagers on horse and dog races over the telephone. The bill originally called for such wagering to also be allowed over the internet, but that was...
- Hong Kong Jockey Club plans offshore move; Irish racing to undergo review
December 14, 2011
The phrase ‘offshore gambling’ could get a whole new spin if the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) makes good on its proposal/threat to set up a separate operation outside Hong Kong in order to co-mingle pools with other betting jurisdictions. The CEO of HKJC, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, is adamant that co-mingling...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
Italy’s online gambling market now second largest in Europe
April 12, 2017