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Hong Kong Jockey Club warns Betfair Australia as racing row escalates

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has demanded that Betfair Australia ‘immediately cease and desist’ from offering a betting exchange on Hong Kong racing over beliefs that offering such an exchange ‘represents a serious integrity issue’.  On 21 August 2019, Betfair Australia announced that it would be offering the exchange which was due to commence with the Sha Tin race meeting …

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Indian DFS scene faces GST tax conundrum

Indian business news sources have reported that the nation’s tax authorities are revising how to charge a ‘goods and services tax (GST)’ on the burgeoning Indian daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry. State level tax authorities are said to be reviewing whether to charge DFS operators on GST applicable to net commission earned from DFS games and prize pools, or whether …

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6 of the Best – Pixiu Gaming’s Tony Plaskow

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Tony Plaskow, Founder of Pixiu Gaming. Continue reading to discover a duo of best betting fortunes, which personal sporting memory is held dear and a love of un-PC comedies. Best Holiday I always tell people my favourite holiday was when I went on a sports tour with my school when I was …

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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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HKJC appoints Raymond Tam Chi-Yuen as Corporate Affairs Director

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has confirmed the appointment of Raymond Tam Chi-Yuen as Executive Director of Corporate Affairs. The former Minister of Hong Kong for mainland China is expected to join the legacy racing operator on 15 August, taking leadership of HKJC corporate communications, governmental stakeholder guidance and wider corporate affairs. HKJC further details that Chi-Yuen will work …

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Dynamic Partners offers industry newcomers Asian opportunity

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Dynamic Partners, the Asian facing gaming consultants, has partnered with G2E Asia, to provide a platform for industry newcomers, from within its home continent and further afield, opportunity for targeted business development with some of the key decision makers in the region. The Game Development Fair is set to held at the G2E event in May, and Harmen Brenninkmeijer, Managing …

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AC Milan reveals first Asian regional partner

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Italian football giants AC Milan has announced a new sponsorship deal with Vwin, which marks the clubs first regional partner in Asia. The Philippine licensed Asian online betting firm has signed a multi year official partnership with the Serie A side, and are set to work with the club in Asian regions to launch customised marketing campaigns. It has also …

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188BET adds Champion of Champions Snooker to sport sponsorship portfolio

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The 2017 Champion of Champions Snooker tournament is to receive a new title sponsor following an agreement between 188BET and Matchroom Sport. This year’s competition, due to take place at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena from Monday 6 – Sunday 12 November, is the latest addition to 188BET’s sport sponsorship portfolio, adding to recent deals with 2017 Champion Jockey Silvestre De Sousa …

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Educating Hong Kong with Sportradar

The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA), in collaboration with Sportradar, has hosted a week long integrity programme for players and officials across the territory. An official partner of HKFA, the programme has been developed and run by Sportradar, with a particular focus being placed on educating and protecting players from potential match fixing approaches. HKFA CEO Mark Sutcliffe said: “As …

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