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Fort Erie Eyeing Instant Racing

May 16, 2013:

Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium CEO Jim Thibert has gone on the record discussing the idea of getting 'instant racing' machines up and running at the historic thoroughbred border oval....read on

New Wagers Offered At Scioto

May 7, 2013:

Scioto Downs Racino opens its 2013 racing season with 11 races on Wednesday, May 8, and all races have at least 10-horse fields. With just under one year of VLT gaming at Scioto, the purse pool has steadily gained. Opening day, horses will race for $59,000, compared to the 11 races on the 2012 opening day card going for $22,600....read on

Patron Cashes $64K On Derby Day Bet

May 5, 2013:

The question is; what is Orb? While it may be a play on the sire’s name, Malibu Moon, or the circumference of the moon, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino it is the name of the Kentucky Derby winning horse that Stuart Silvers placed a $10,000 win bet upon and won over $60,000 on Saturday, May 4....read on

More Support For Bill C-290

May 1, 2013:

It has been reported that at least four chambers of commerce across the nation are calling on Canadian Senators to approve Bill C-290, the piece of legislation which would amend the criminal code and make single-event wagering on professional sports legal in the country....read on

Big M Discusses Winter Meet Success

April 24, 2013:

Entering the final racing season taking place with the original Meadowlands Racetrack grandstand, a great number of changes were put in place to enhance the racing product, keeping in mind that the Meadowlands Racetrack does not have the benefit of slots revenue to enhance its purses....read on

Online Gaming Revenue For PA Racing?

April 23, 2013:

In Pennsylvania, newly-introduced legislation regarding internet gambling is calling for the state government to receive a percentage of internet gaming's gross revenue, and the bill calls for Pennsylvania's horse racing industry to receive a percentage of that....read on

Bringing Racing To Casino Players

April 19, 2013:

Imagine being right up alongside the winner's circle while physically playing a video lottery terminal at the same time....read on

Racing Thrives With Government Partner

April 16, 2013:

It has been reported that Paris Mutuel Urbain, the entity which handles wagering on horse racing in France, is on pace to record its 16th consecutive year of growth in terms of wagering....read on

WEG Reducing T-Bred Win Takeout

April 11, 2013:

On Thursday, April 11 the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that effective Saturday, April 20, the launch of its 133-date 2013 live thoroughbred racing season, Woodbine will offer a Win takeout of 14.95 per cent, the lowest in North America....read on

Update On Sports Betting Bill

April 10, 2013:

One month ago, Premier Kathleen Wynne pledged that horse racing and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. would once again partner and that racing would have access to new revenue streams. Is single-event sports betting with sportsbooks located at racetracks a possibility?...read on

What Women Want

April 6, 2013:

"With the overall trend toward declining handle an ongoing concern, surely it’s worth investigating what women gamblers like. The numbers reveal that this demographic isn’t exactly flocking to harness racing."...read on

Exchange Wagering Issues Addressed

March 23, 2013:

The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) received official notice Thursday that the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) disapproved the regulatory package containing 25 proposed rules that the Board approved November 15, 2012, for the regulation of exchange wagering....read on

Faraldo Calls Out Meadowlands On "Cartel Wagering", Big M Responds

March 21, 2013:

Over the past few months, Meadowlands Racetrack has been the envy of the racing world with its resurgence in pari-mutuel handle numbers. Are those figures as noteworthy as they appear? One prominent horseman doesn't think so....read on

Healthy Superfecta Payoff At 'Mighty M'

March 13, 2013:

Rarely does a horse starting from the pole position go off at odds of 48-1. And if they do, hardly ever do they emerge victorious -- but sometimes they do win. Case in point: Wantasmile....read on

Issues For NJSEA With Racing Exodus

March 4, 2013:

The State of New Jersey is closing in on the finish line in terms of separating itself from its horse racing industry, although, as it is almost out, a pair of issues have popped up in the last little while that are making the transition tougher than expected....read on


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