Hong Kong Observatory hoisted The Gale or Storm Signal No. 8 at 8:40 this morning and is expected to remain in force for most of the afternoon. Under the typhoon, all Off-Course Betting Branches have been closed and not been able to provide services including Mark Six tickets selling today. The Club announces that the 121st Mark Six draw originally scheduled tonight will be postponed to 17 October (Tuesday) at 9:30 pm. All bets remain valid.