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  1. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Single pool wagering will change betting as we know it

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... type of bet, is what determines the payout. And professional horseplayers betting on Hong Kong have long used different bet types to reverse engineer, for example, quinella pools to get ... based on the win odds, and the professionals can do it the other way too and derive win odds from exotic odds. The bigger, or more liquid, a betting pool, the more accurate should be its ...

  2. FlexiBet still bedding down after first meeting

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... the case as punters generally shed their conservatism as the day progresses. On Monday, the new place betting pools were around 90 per cent of the win pool early in the day, but by the final race ... Alan Aitken With no figures released on the success or otherwise of Monday's FlexiBet launch, we were left to reflect on the arrival of the betting changes through the limited prism ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Bets on appreciation no longer the driver of yuan deposits in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:32am by Jeanny Yu

    ... for stronger yuan lose steam in HK Bets on yuan appreciation have long been deemed the key reason for the accumulation of yuan deposits in offshore banking systems, but Hong Kong regulators say ... certificates of deposit in the city totalled more than 1 trillion yuan (HK$1.25 trillion) at the end of last year, accounting for 70 per cent of the global offshore yuan liquidity pool. Expectations ...

  4. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Late-bets trend opening door for record outsider

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 08:57pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Late-bets trend opening door for record outsider We have brought this up before, but it isn't going away, ever, and Sunday's racing reminded us all again just how quickly bets go on in big volumes now. Some of it is about big illegal operators betting back late in large numbers to manage their business, but mostly it's about access. Bets are no longer placed by people ...

  5. New cross-pool all-up bet could drive turnover higher

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Hong Kong Jockey Club officials are optimistic that the introduction of cross-pool all-up betting can bring the club's turnover back to within sight of par when it commences on Sunday week. Punters will no longer be bound to make all-up bets within the same pool, as has been the case previously, and will be permitted to combine Win, Place, Quinella ...

  6. Sport - Racing - BETTING

    The Quartet is back – Jockey Club relaunches exotic bet

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 01:37pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The Jockey Club will launch a new bet type on January 19, the Quartet, in the world’s first implementation of the Longitude single-pool wagering technology with its immense potential to change the future of betting. The club confirmed persistent rumours of the Quartet’s return to its suite of betting pools – it had been discontinued in 1988 ...

  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Commingling off to a modest start

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:04pm by Alan Aitken

    ... go directly into pools here had arrived. The tally of HK$2.7 million in bets will have many racing fans wondering what the fuss was about, as will the comment by executive director of racing ... pools. Pools so small that anyone having a decent bet would slaughter their own price are no guide to the interest which may be generated in pools large enough that it isn't your own bet ...

  8. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Commingling set for Sunday start in United States

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:59pm by Alan Aitken

    ... bets placed overseas are then transferred into the "home" pools here to create a larger pool and to standardise dividends. "Everything is in place to start on Sunday and I'm ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com TVG network, which sends live feeds of races into 36 million North American homes, will accept betting for weekend Sha Tin programme Commingling set ...

  9. News - Sport - BETTING

    HK$200m annual windfall for Hong Kong government in betting change

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... lobbying, the Home Affairs Bureau yesterday backed the two-way combining of betting pools with foreign jurisdictions, allowing overseas punters access to the larger and more attractive pools here. ... At the moment, racing fans in Australia, for example, can watch and bet on Hong Kong's races, but their money goes into a small Australian pool. Under a commingling agreement, Australian betting ...

  10. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Hong Kong Jockey Club targets April for commingling bets with US

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 10:32pm by Alan Aitken

    ... The Hong Kong Jockey Club expects to be commingling bets with the United States by April but the same co-operation with Australia is now looking less likely to take place this season. The Jockey Club received Legislative Council approval to undertake commingling- the process by which bets placed on Hong Kong races in another country will be forwarded into the "home" betting ...




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