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Meadows Announces 50-Cent Minimums

June 22, 2012:

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino today announced that, effective July 2, 2012, it will lower the minimum bet on all Pick 3 and Pick 4 wagers to 50 cents from the current $1....read on

KY Gaming Bill Rejected In Senate

February 23, 2012:

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's bill seeking a constitutional amendment to authorize expanded gaming in the state was shot down in the Senate on Thursday...read on

KY Gaming Bill To Full Senate

February 22, 2012:

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's revised bill seeking a constitutional amendment to authorize expanded gaming in the state made progress on Wednesday...read on

Beshear Expected To Unveil Amendment

January 11, 2012:

According to a report, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has been in discussions for weeks regarding a constitutional amendment which would pave the way for expanded gaming in the state. It is expected that he will be announcing his plans in the coming days...read on

NJ Gaming, OTW, Licensing Bills To Christie

January 10, 2012:

According to reports, bills in New Jersey dealing with expanded gaming, simulcasting, and the licensing of off-track wagering locations passed both the Assembly and the state Senate on Monday, January 9. The bills now move on to the office of Governor Chris Christie...read on

Good Dec. For U.S. T-Bred Wagering

January 5, 2012:

Equibase has released the U.S. thoroughbred wagering numbers from December 2011. Those numbers have revealed that wagering for the month was up from the same time in 2010. The positive wagering number marks the first year-over-year increase since November of 2009...read on

WEG Standardbred Handle Up

January 4, 2012:

On Wednesday, January 4, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that its 2011 season of live standardbred racing, conducted at Woodbine Racetrack and Mohawk Racetrack, saw an increase in handle over the previous year...read on

NYRA Apologetic Over Takeout Mix-Up

December 28, 2011:

New York Racing Association President and CEO Charles Hayward has apologized for the issue regarding the overcharging of takeout on exotic wagers which have cost horseplayers millions of dollars...read on

Betfair $10M Into U.S. Racing Exchange Site

December 7, 2011:

Stephen Burn, the CEO of TVG and Betfair, said that his company has already spent 10 million dollars on the development of a U.S.-based exchange wagering site for horse racing...read on

Blank Discusses Idea Of Sportsbooks

December 5, 2011:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Vice President Howard Blank has gone on the record in regard to the idea of incorporating a sportsbook into casinos that his company currently operates...read on

Eaves On WEG T-Bred Wagering, Future

December 5, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group's 2011 live thoroughbred meet came to a completion yesterday at Woodbine Racetrack. According to a report, officials with the suburban Toronto oval have stated that the meet's all-sources handle is up 7.5 per cent from 2010, but that wagering in the local market has declined...read on

NJ Gaming Licensing Passes Subcommittee

December 2, 2011:

On Thursday, December 1, the New Jersey Senate Government and Wagering Committee voted 4-1 in favour of allowing state racetracks and casinos to apply for licenses to be the platform for on-site sports wagering and also take internet and telephone wagers on sports betting...read on

Demystifying Exchange Wagering

December 1, 2011:

The concept of exchange wagering confuses some. Others wonder how the racetrack, exchange operator and successful punter make money off the wagering venture....read on

Daruty: Monarch/WEG Issue Resolved

December 1, 2011:

Monarch Content Management President Scott Daruty has gone on the record as saying that Monarch and the Woodbine Entertainment Group have reached an agreement in regard to the simulcasting dispute which could have seen Canadian wagering on races from Gulfstream Park and Tampa Bay Downs disrupted as soon as this weekend...read on

Geisinger's Open Letter On GA Bill

December 1, 2011:

Representative Harry Geisinger has penned an open letter to the residents of Georgia in an effort to get people behind his push for a constitutional amendment in order to pave the way for the legalization of pari-mutuel horse-racing wagering in the state...read on


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