Tag Archives: HKJC

Sportech highlights new client wins under lockdown

Ahead of today’s AGM, Sportech Plc has issued a trading update,  informing investors of further COVID-19 pandemic impacts and countermeasures undertaken by the LSE-listed wagering technology group.  Updating investors, Sportech explained that it has implemented its pandemic cost-saving measures announced during March trading, based on its forecast scenario that global sporting events would be curtailed through to the end of …

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HKJC appoints Philip Chen as new Chairman

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has named Philip Chen as the new Chairman of the Club after being elected by the firm’s Board of Stewards. Chen will take over from Dr Anthony Chow, who has stepped down from the HKJC after 18 years as a Steward, two of which were as Chairman.  Chen has been a member of the …

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SBC Digital Summit: Stamping out corruption as lesser leagues take centre stage

Sports betting integrity has become even more prominent as smaller leagues, such as the Belarusian Premier League, receive high scale attention due to the limitation of live-sports.  However, in order to prevent these small scale tournaments from being susceptible to match fixing Andrew Ashenden, Chief Commercial Officer at Stats Perform, has called for every sector in the industry to work …

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UK Tote gains international ‘commingling pool ecosystem’ with Sportech

Entering a multi-year agreement, the new UK Tote Group is set to expand its international wagering capacity by utilising Sportech Plc systems and technologies.  The UK Tote will use Sportech’s flagship ‘Quantum System’ to enhance its commingling capabilities by securing data to Sportech’s global partnerships with leading race organisers such as The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC)  The Quantum system …

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HKJC prize bumps up Betting Shop Manager of the Year award

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has added further prestige to this year’s ‘Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year’ award, confirming that the winner will be further rewarded with a ‘once a lifetime trip’ to Hong Kong. Racing Post and SIS have whittled down a final field of 24 shop managers, competing for the award which will be …

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At the Races pens exclusive Hong Kong racing rights deal

At The Races (ATR) and Sky Sports Racing are to be the new exclusive, non-terrestrial, broadcast home of Hong Kong racing in the United Kingdom and Ireland until July 2022, it has been revealed today. Revealed by ATR and The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), who have overseen racing in the territory since 1984, it’s to see a record £120m …

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HKJC praises mainland links with Conghua Racecourse opening

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has announced the official opening of its Conghua Racecourse, which it hails as a new era for horse racing, whilst celebrating the close relations between Hong Kong and Guandong. Situated in the Conghua District of Guangzhou, in the Guangdong Province of south-eastern China, Conghua Racecourse provides the mainland with its first “world-class racecourse and …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club ends racing season reporting record turnover

Officially closing its 2016/17 racing season, The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKGC) has reported record breaking turnover of HKD 11.7 billion ($15.6 billion), up 11% on season 2015/16 performance. Updating stakeholders, HKJC reverses a 2% decline in wagering on Hong Kong races witnessed from the 2014/15 racing season to 2015/16 Detailing performance drivers, HKJC governance notes that its season turnover had …

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Longines extends commercial tie-in with Hong Kong Jockey Club

Following the conclusion of the ‘International Races’ festival (11 December) at the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), event title sponsor and HKJC commercial partner Longines has confirmed that it will extend its commercial tie-in with the Asian racing operator. Updating corporate stakeholders this weekend, HKJC governance detailed that Swiss watchmaker Longines had extended its title sponsorship of its ‘International Races’ …

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Racecourse Media adds HKJC racing content to broadcast schedule

Updating its clients and stakeholders, Racecourse Media Group has informed that it will begin to broadcast racing content from Hong Kong on UK TV channels of Sky 432, Virgin 536 and Freeview 231. Having entered a content partnership with the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), Racecourse Media extends its Asian racing coverage.  Moving forward the specialist broadcaster will now show …

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