People queue up to place their bets for the Mark Six draw at a Hong Kong Jockey Club outlet in Central in 2017. Photo: Dickson LeePeople queue up to place their bets for the Mark Six draw at a Hong Kong Jockey Club outlet in Central in 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
People queue up to place their bets for the Mark Six draw at a Hong Kong Jockey Club outlet in Central in 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee

Letters | To help coronavirus-hit Hong Kong tide over lean times, fatten public coffers with higher betting duty

  • With the government poised to unveil a budget in record deficit, it’s time to consider ways to raise revenue. Surely Hongkongers would not mind paying a little more to bet on Mark Six, horse racing or football matches

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People queue up to place their bets for the Mark Six draw at a Hong Kong Jockey Club outlet in Central in 2017. Photo: Dickson LeePeople queue up to place their bets for the Mark Six draw at a Hong Kong Jockey Club outlet in Central in 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
People queue up to place their bets for the Mark Six draw at a Hong Kong Jockey Club outlet in Central in 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
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