A punter checks the horse form at Happy Valley racecourse, in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy

How an American gambler unlocked the secret to Hong Kong horse racing, winning almost US$1 billion

In the 1980s and 90s, computer nerd Bill Benter did the impossible: he wrote an algorithm that beat the unpredictability of the racetrack, winning big in the process

Topic |   Hong Kong Jockey Club

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A punter checks the horse form at Happy Valley racecourse, in Hong Kong. Picture: Alamy
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