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McGuinty, Duncan Must Testify

August 9, 2017:

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that former Premier Dalton McGuinty and former Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan, among others, will be forced to answer questions on the record in regard to the controversial decision to cancel the Slots at Racetracks Program....read on

LeVan Abandons PA Racino Proposal

June 20, 2017:

It was recently announced that businessman David LeVan, who earlier this year proposed the Mason-Dixon Downs racino in Pennsylvania that would feature live Standardbred racing, has abandoned his plans....read on

Off-Track Betting Now Open At NS Casino

June 19, 2017:

Casino Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission (Truro Raceway), is pleased to announce that as of today (Monday, June 19), satellite horse race wagering will be available at the Casino Halifax location....read on

Breeders' Lawsuit Hearing Monday

June 19, 2017:

Court proceedings took place on Monday, June 19 in Guelph, Ont., as the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. were looking to have summonses for 13 witnesses – including Don Drummond, Dwight Duncan, Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne – quashed....read on

Historic Racing Proposed In NJ

June 17, 2017:

On Thursday (June 1) the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee in New Jersey heard an informal presentation to discuss the merits of historic racing....read on

Mass. Program Expanding Interest

June 13, 2017:

Breeding competitive Standardbreds in Massachusetts goes back to the 1800s when the Boston-based New England Trotting Horse Breeders Association backed and promoted it....read on

Optimism In Ottawa Area

June 11, 2017:

It was announced roughly one month ago that ‘HR Ottawa, LP,’ comprised of Hard Rock International and Rideau Carleton Raceway, had been selected to transform the harness raceway into Hard Rock Casino Ottawa. A multimillion-dollar investment has been proposed for the track, and area horsepeople are happy....read on

Community Development At Flamboro?

May 24, 2017:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, owner and operator of the horse racing facilities at Flamboro Downs, is looking to allocate surplus land at the Flamboro site for the development of an outdoor amenity that will benefit the community. The surplus land includes two parcels which total approximately 50 acres....read on

OLG Launches Champion Raceway

May 17, 2017:

The OLG is "continuing to help build excitement and expand awareness about horse racing in Ontario" by launching a new horse-themed game on PlayOLG called Champion Raceway....read on

Hard Rock, Rideau Announce ‘Hard Rock Casino Ottawa’

May 15, 2017:

On Monday, May 15, ‘HR Ottawa, LP,’ which will be known as ‘Hard Rock Casino Ottawa,’ announced that it has been selected by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to be the service provider for the Ottawa Area Gaming Bundle 1, which will transition the existing structure and operations into Hard Rock Casino Ottawa....read on

Hanover Welcomes New Casino Operator

May 12, 2017:

Hanover Raceway issued a media release on Friday, May 12 welcoming Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited as operator of the OLG Slots at Hanover Raceway....read on

Gateway Now Operating SW Bundle

May 9, 2017:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited each announced today (Tuesday, May 9) that Gateway has signed a 20-year Casino Operating and Services Agreement with the OLG and has purchased the business and assets of the Southwest Gaming Bundle. Gateway has taken over day-to-day operations and the assets of the Southwest Gaming Bundle, effective today....read on

Strong Numbers At Cal Expo

May 4, 2017:

Officials with Cal Expo have released some estimated wagering data from the track’s current meet – which will wrap up this Saturday, May 6 – and it indicates that handicappers have been interested in the track’s offerings....read on

FL Decoupling Dead For ’17 Session

May 3, 2017:

It has been reported that a gambling legislation deal in Florida that included decoupling ‘went down the drain’ on Tuesday, May 2, three days before the scheduled end of the legislative session....read on

Vernon Downs To Open On May 5

April 29, 2017:

Jeff Gural, Chairman of American Racing and Entertainment, announced today (Saturday, April 29) that he has decided to open the 2017 racing season next Friday, May 5 following a productive meeting in Albany, New York on Wednesday....read on


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