efbet.jpg
efbet.jpg
efbet.jpg
CLOSE
× Gambling News In-Depth iGaming Calendar Connections GI Friday Trafficology GI Magazine
GGA 2020 AffiliateCon
NEWS 1 March 2016

Hong Kong Jockey Club refuses to take bets on Chinese Super League

By Edward Obeng
Football fans in Hong Kong won’t be able to bet on the Chinese Super League (CSL) it has been announced, as the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) declared that it will not take bets on the competition because it has doubts over the tournaments integrity.

The Jockey Club said it wanted to “safeguard the interests” of its customers.

The CSL has attracted the attention of football fans around the world due to the high profile, record breaking signings that some of the clubs have made in recent months, including Jackson Martinez, Alex Teixeira and Gervinho.

According to the South China Morning Post, a spokesman said: “During the match selection process, the club considers a number of important factors including information transparency, integrity and competitiveness of football matches etc, so as to safeguard the interests of the club and our customers.

“At this stage, we do not have any plans to offer the Chinese Super League matches.”

Chinese football has experienced corruption in the past, but as part of the deal Asian Football Confederation struck with Sportradar, all of Asia’s top leagues will be monitored for the first time this season in relation with match-fixing.

Alex Inglot, Director of Communications and Public Affairs at Sportradar, explained that the flow of money and the arrival of top players should not pose a threat to the league, stating “Most would argue that the more money you have to pay players, the less susceptible they are to match-fixing.”

RELATED TAGS: Sports Betting
DISCUSS THIS ARTICLE
IN-DEPTH 30 January 2020
CEO Special 2020: BetConstruct/VBet - The long game
READ MORE

PREMIUM CONNECTIONS
1xPartners
Affiliate
1xPartners is the innovative and exciting affiliate program offered by 1xBet, one of the world's leading sportsbooks and casinos. Offering ...
ActiveWins
PR and Marketing
ActiveWin has ripped up the rulebook on the traditional agency prototype. Our model is based on performance - as you ...
BetConstruct
Systems and Software
BetConstruct is a global award-winning technology and services provider for online and land-based gaming industry. BetConstruct's innovative and proven offerings ...
Digital Isle of Man
Legal and Jurisdictions
Digital Isle of Man is responsible for the thriving Digital sector in the Isle of Man, spanning the Island's international ...
Newgioco Group
Systems and Software
Newgioco Group, Inc. (OTCQB:NWGI) is a premier leisure betting technology company providing regulated online and land-based gaming and sports ...
NSoft
Systems and Software
NSoft is an award - winning internationally recognized software solutions provider for betting industry. The company has more than 200 employees ...
Global Gaming Awards
Industry Awards
The Global Gaming Awards London recognise the most innovative companies and individuals of the gaming world. The Awards are powered ...
BBIN
Systems and Software
The Leading iGaming Software Supplier in Asia
Efbet
Systems and Software
We have partnered up with deVRealm in a joint venture for the development of new gambling technology platforms. The primary ...
Zimpler
Payments
Zimpler provides a complete In and Out payment solution for online services. That means we take care of identifying the ...