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Committee In FL To Address Decoupling

February 17, 2016:

Decoupling will be of paramount concern for horsemen and those who are worried about its imminent devastating effects to Florida's Thoroughbred, American Quarter Horse and Standardbred industries when the Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee meets Wednesday (February 17) at 1:30 p.m. (EST)....read on

Illinois Tracks File For Bankruptcy

December 24, 2014:

Balmoral Racing Club, Inc. and Maywood Park Trotting Association, Inc., two of the oldest horse racing venues in the country and the only harness racing tracks in Illinois, announced today that each has voluntarily commenced Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization cases in Chicago....read on

Mayor Watson On Gaming Expansion

February 25, 2014:

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Postmedia’s Paul Godfrey, both of whom were key figures in Ontario horse racing politics over the past couple of years, have made the news this week for different reasons....read on

Gaming Report Deadline Pushed Back

February 24, 2014:

The deadline for a commission task force in Delaware to submit a report in regard to casino gaming and the horse racing industry has been pushed back....read on

Layoffs Coming At Casino Montreal

February 24, 2014:

It has been reported that layoffs are on the horizon at the Montreal Casino in Quebec....read on

Peck: It's All In The Message

March 7, 2013:

"We've got to hit them with a #4 full-swedge steel shoe right square in the jaw and the nose everyday that the province is better off with continuous and economically viable horse racing and breeding."...read on

PCs: Give Racing First Crack At Buying Existing Slots Operations

December 6, 2012:

On Thursday, December 6, Ontario's Progressive Conservative Party Caucus released its anticipated white paper entitled 'Paths to Prosperity - A New Deal for the Public Sector.' In the paper, the Ontario PC Caucus states that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s 'empire building' in the gaming sector should be stopped, and that the province should give racetrack operators 'first crack' at buying existing slots operations....read on

"It's Not The Golden Fleece"

November 24, 2012:

Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak, who visited Rideau Carleton Raceway on Thursday night, once again stated publicly that he does not support the Liberal plan to expand casinos across Ontario....read on

PNG Stocks Surge On Split News

November 16, 2012:

Stocks of casino and racetrack operator Penn National Gaming surged on Friday, November 16 after it announced that it will be splitting into two public companies....read on

Ottawa Residents Against Casinos; Support Gaming Expansion At Tracks

September 10, 2012:

The National Capital Region Harness Horse Association (NCRHHA) commissioned Forum Research to conduct a poll of Ottawa residents on the topic of the expansion of gaming. The poll, taken September 6, 2012 shows residents clearly supportive of Ontario’s horse racing industry, supportive of gaming expansion at racetracks, but generally opposed to the government’s plan to build more casinos in Ontario....read on

PA's February Slots Revenue Rises

March 2, 2012:

Revenue generated through the play of slot machines at Pennsylvania casinos during February 2012 increased 8.97 per cent compared to the amount generated in February of last year...read on

Racing Means Value For Money

February 27, 2012:

As Ontario's government deals with a growing deficit, statistics provided by the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association illustrates that racing's partnership with the province delivers value for money...read on

Farm Builders Support Ontario Racing

February 27, 2012:

The Canadian Farm Builders' Association supports the continued business partnership arrangements between the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission (OLG) and the horse racing industry in Ontario...read on

Liberals Attack Racing In Radio Ads

February 27, 2012:

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association is deeply disappointed with the Ontario Liberal Party's misleading portrayal of the OLG Slots at Racetrack Program...read on

Racing City Mayors Speak Out

February 26, 2012:

"I was a little put off actually at the way the announcement came about. The Minister didn't choose to do it in a public forum, dealing with those that are most affected but chose to do it at a downtown luncheon in Toronto...read on


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