Sunday, January 20, 2008

Horseracing back in China

Everyone knows the Chinese love a flutter and it seems legal gambling is set to make a comeback in China for the first time since 1949.

According to the Xinhua News Agency, the Orient Lucky City racecourse in Wuhan in central China will hold horse racing with legal betting from 2009.

It remains to be seen whether Beijing's Tongshun Jockey Club will stage races in the future.

Betting is legal in Hong Kong on horse racing and football, and also in Macau in casinos at on horse and greyhound races.

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