Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Study aims to quantify value of integrity units

Led by the horse racing industry, other sports bodies globally have been establishing integrity units. As the role and prominence of integrity units in sport increases they become more expensive to maintain and the question thus arises: are they worth it?

HKJC to play key role in China plan to promote horse racing

The Jockey Club’s HK$3.7 million facility in Conghua – and its expertise in betting – could become key planks in China’s bold new plan to establish a standardised national horse racing industry.

China racing gets government backing

Racing in China has received government backing following the unveiling of a five-year blueprint for the country’s equine sector in which the promotion of the sport and a related lottery form a key part of the strategy.
Condensed timetables boost sports betting at TAB NZ

Condensed timetables boost sports betting at TAB NZ

TAB NZ said sports betting turnover in August jumped 36 percent, helped by a condensed sporting calendar, with seasons overlapping when normally they would not.

HKJC closes all Off-Course Betting until further notice

The Hong Kong Jockey Club says it’s closing all of its Off-Course Betting branches from July 19th until further notice due to the latest outbreak of Covid-19 in the territory.

ARF adds top crime fighters to anti illegal betting taskforce

The Asian Racing Federation has added two top law enforcement officials to its Anti-illegal Betting Taskforce to strengthen its efforts to protect global racing integrity.

GentingBet partners with XB Net for North American racing

XB Net, the leading provider of premium content for US horse and greyhound racing, has announced its latest partnership with GentingBet, the UK sportsbook...

HKJC prospers amidst challenges

It may have been a difficult year in Hong Kong due to political tumult and the Covid-19 pandemic, but the Hong Kong Jockey Club...

Bangalore Turf Club gains approval for online betting

The Karnataka state government has approved in principle the Bangalore Turf Club’s (BTC) proposal to conduct online betting. Under the initiative the BTC will develop...

Macau Jockey Club loses US$188 million in 2019

The Macau Horse Racing Company, operator of the Macau Jockey Club, has reported MOP1.5 billion (US$188 million) in losses for the year 2019. The enterprise...

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