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Everi buys Intuicode Gaming for max. $27m in cash to expand in historical horse racing

Everi Holdings said it has acquired Intuicode Gaming, a privately owned game development and engineering firm focused on Historical Horse Racing ("HHR") games.

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Dramatic changes in India’s horse racing market

XB Net recently partnered with India’s North Alley in a deal to provide streaming and wagering services from the U.S. and Australia to the Indian market.

Ainsworth back in the black in 1H22, helped by historical horse racing

Ainsworth Game Technology said it returned to profit in the first half of its fiscal year, helped by its historical horse racing product.

Horse racing in India to have online-only audience in July

Off-season horse racing in India is set to go online, as the Hyderabad Race Club (HRC) announced spectators can only tune in for the event online during the last week of July.

Aristocrat to provide historical horse racing machines to Churchill Downs

Aristocrat Gaming enters long-term accord to provide content to Churchill Downs in the expanding historical racing machine market.

Philippines horse racing expected to grow

The Philippines Racing Commission is expecting the horse racing industry to grow “more than expected” this year, despite ongoing challenges brought on by the covid-19 pandemic. 

HKJC pushes on with plans to develop China horse racing

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has unveiled a HK$4 billion investment strategy to develop horse racing in China after signing an agreement with the Guangzhou Municipal Government to expand its Conghua facility. 

Japan draft horse racing faces animal cruelty accusations

Japan’s unique Banei Horse Racing (draft horse racing) in Obihiro, Hokkaido, is under the cloud of animal cruelty accusations after several videos of jockeys kicking horses in the face were distributed on the internet.

Online betting boosts Japan’s local horse racing

Revenue figures across Japan show that online betting for local horse racing, perhaps in part driven by the pandemic, are hitting all-time record figures.Japan’s...

Hurdles ahead for China horse racing

If China ever does allow legalized betting on horse racing, the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is likely to play a vital role. First, however, it will need to help the industry navigate major hurdles.