Thursday, October 24, 2019
Hong Kong racing

HKJC cancels race due to protest fears

The Hong Kong Jockey Club cancelled its Wednesday night meeting in Happy Valley due to concern about protests as the race was to feature a horse partly owned by pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu. 

Pachinko and racing industries banned from Japanese IRs

A paragraph on page 10 of the 46-page draft of the IR Basic Plan answers one of the pending questions that has lingered in...
Hong Kong racing

Betfair told to cease HK operations

Betfair Australia has been ordered to stop offering bets on Hong Kong racing in a cease and desist order from the Hong Kong Jockey Club. 
Hong Kong racing

Betfair to start bets on HK racing in Sept.

Betfair Australia plans to start exchange betting on horse racing in Hong Kong from Sept. 1, according to media reports. 
Australian horse racing

NSW and Victoria stage turf war in Australian racing

Australian racing is in the midst of one of the biggest changes in its long history as the nation's two biggest states – New South Wales and Victoria – wage what the media have dubbed a "turf war" and behind which lies two different approaches to the business of betting.
Tabcorp

Tabcorp FY revenue up 8.7 percent on lottery/keno

Tabcorp posted an 8.7 percent increase in revenue in the first full year after combining with Tatts Group, with a strong contribution from its lottery and keno division.

Gamblers bear brunt of POCT: JP Morgan

Higher costs associated with Australia’s Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) has ultimately been passed over to gamblers, according to a note from JP Morgan...

Tabcorp receives legal claim from Racing Queensland

Tabcorp Holdings and its UBET Qld unit have received a statement of claim from Racing Queensland related to the state’s new point of consumption tax (POC).

JRA suspends 156 racehorses over banned drug

The Japan Racing Association (JRA) announced this weekend that 156 of its racehorses were excluded from their scheduled races after it was found that...

Steroids scandal doesn’t stop Iwate Keiba’s financial improvement

Despite the unsolved steroids scandal that caused intermittent race suspensions and embarrassed the organization in front of the nation, the Iwate Prefectural Horse Racing Association (Iwate Keiba) recorded its best financial results in fourteen years in FY2018.

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