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.
Chinese racing gets government backing under five-year equine strategy (Racing Post)
As China’s threats against gambling continue to reverberate throughout the industry in Asia, some executives are prepared to make a prediction that Beijing will ultimately give up its efforts to crackdown and instead regulate within its borders.
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.
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.
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 still managed to record its third-highest turnover ever during its 2019-2020 season. The HKJC recorded HK$121.6 billion (US$15.8 billion) in betting turnover through 87 local meetings and the simulcast of 164 […]
Hong Kong lottery Mark Six, which has been suspended since February 1, 2020 will not resume as scheduled on July 21 in the interests of public safety. The Hong Kong Jockey Club, which operates the popular lottery, said that the latest worrying development of the coronavirus situation prompted this decision. Around 400,000 to 500,000 customers […]
The Hong Kong Jockey Club has appointed businessman Philip Chen as its 25th chairman, replacing Dr Anthony Chow, who has retired.
Tote Superpools saw significant growth in the first three days of the Royal Ascot races in the U.K., taking in bets worth GBP80 million ($99 million), up 60 percent on the prior year.
The U.K.’s Tote Group said it has extended its collaboration with the Hong Kong Jockey Club to offer its customers more betting opportunities as race meeting shrivel due to the coronavirus.