Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Singapore

Singapore to overhaul gambling regulation

Singapore said it will overhaul its gambling regulation to stay ahead of new technological trends and respond to emerging products, though stressed its overall stance would remain “generally prohibitive.”

NZ TAB requests government bailout

New Zealand’s Totalisator Agency Board, which has a monopoly on off track betting on horses and dogs is in deep financial trouble and is on the verge of collapse – and covid 19 is mostly to blame.

Mumbai horse racing suspended over Covid-19 concerns

The Royal Western India Turf Club in Mumbai cancelled this past Sunday’s scheduled races and have suspended for an undetermined period of time. A press...

Japan bans the public from race meetings

Japan’s racing authorities have barred spectators from its race meetings immediately in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus, local media reports. The...

HKJC imposes strict restrictions over coronavirus

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has announced a series of measures, including strict attendance restrictions at races, as a measure to prevent the...

Racing industry changes still met with opposition

Opposition to the New Zealand government’s radical changes to the racing industry has resurfaced after many months of behind the scenes discussions and negotiations. The...

188BET agrees on sponsorship deal with Formula 1

Asia sportsbook 188BET has been named as the Official Asian Sponsor of Formula 1, with a five-season agreement that will see the bookmaker featured...

Horse racing faces protests from animal rights movement

Horse racing in Australia and New Zealand is facing a growing protest movement which argues that the sport is inhumane and unnecessary, and that it should be banned.

Protests force race cancellations at HKJC

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) announced on Wednesday that it was cancelling races “to ensure the safety of its employees and racegoers” as violence between protesters and police escalates.

KRA hopes to introduce online racing betting

The Korea Racing Authority has launched efforts to introduce online horse racing betting in the country, in the hopes of limiting illegal online betting. According...

TRENDING ARTICLES

Coronavirus live updates: Singapore IRs suspending operations until May 4

The latest news and updates on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...

Macau closes borders after new infections

Macau closed its borders to all non-residents as of midnight on March 18, with the exception of blue-card holders and residents from greater China, after another case of imported Covid-19.

New Macau Covid-19 case may dent travel easing hopes: Bernstein

Macau has reported its first new Covid-19 case in a month, which may delay plans to begin easing travel restrictions to the territory, Bernstein Research says.

Australia casinos expected to join global closures this week: JPM

Australia’s casinos are expected to be forced to close their doors later this week, prompting analysts at JP Morgan to slash their earnings forecasts for the operators.

Tokyo goes under soft lockdown

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike announced on Wednesday night a series of measures that amounted to a soft lockdown of the Tokyo Metropolitan District. The governor...