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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SPORTS BETTING

    New Jersey sport betting should be a certainty

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... Tim Dahlberg in Las Vegas Moves by the biggest American sports to block legalisation are laughable New Jersey punt should be absolute certainty The bookies in this gambling city ... it in this city's legal sports books for decades now. Millions of dollars change hands every NFL weekend between gamblers who think they know more than odds-makers and the bookies who usually do know more ...

  2. Sport of kings still behind the times

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was trying to bridge the sport's many worlds this past week. Much was discussed positively and just as much negatively, while attempts were made to put a shine on the odd piece of fecal matter, ... Racing's share of world e-wagering is only 5 per cent, against sports with 40 per cent. Yet, playing devil's- perhaps angel's- advocate, it was easy to put a more positive spin on this: ...

  3. Confused about horse racing terms? Now there's a 'guide for dummies' to the sport of kings

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and to try their hand at the newest way to bet on the sport of kings: the IBU zone. Scarlette Leung, the club's director of corporate business planning and programme management, said the IBU zone was to help alleviate 'the global problem of the learning curve' in the world of horse racing. Young people were being put off the sport by confusing terminology, the need ...

  4. Ladbrokes, MegaInfo enter China sports betting market

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... betting terminals to the mainland's sports lottery monopoly. The venture aims to break into China's HK$80 billion state lottery market by launching Ladbrokes' video betting terminals, which allow fixed-odds wagering on sports matches or other games, to licensed agents on the mainland. In turn, these middlemen will deal with the China Sports Lottery, the smaller ...

  5. Play sports, don't bet, lobby tells the young

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Anti-gambling watchdogs held a soccer tournament yesterday with the aim of encouraging young people to play sports rather than bet on them. As the World Cup approaches, ... Choi said sports pages, which many young people read voraciously, were full of soccer betting odds or scandals, rather than genuine analysis of the teams and their tactics. Dick, 34, a former ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Turnover keeps going up- locally and simulcast

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Turnover keeps going up- locally and simulcast The trend of local turnover has far exceeded any expectations this season and so too has the trend of simulcast betting. Sunday's single race from Japan was up more than ...

  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Single pool wagering will change betting as we know it

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

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Prosaic announcement this week by Jockey Club hid fact that the expected switch to new system promises a brave new world Single pool wagering will change betting as we know it The announcement from the Jockey Club on Monda ...

  8. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS

    Sunday's tierce blunder must have been the work of a syndicate

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com The evidence suggests the massive lost wager in Sunday's ninth race was likely the result of a pro outfit's costly software malfunction Tierce blunder must have been syndicate While no actual names have been utte ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - REGULATION

    Fifa security chief calls for strict match-fixing laws

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... match-fixing, with hopes it would be implemented across the continent. Fifa's legal team will also press the case at a May meeting of national sports ministers in Berlin where match-fixing is due ...

  10. Punters keep up with the action

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The legalisation of soccer betting has given rise to another thriving industry - the publication of football betting guides. There are now at least five magazines in the market, including Soccer Supreme Weekly, Golden Odds Magazine and Esource Big Match W ...




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