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Gaming Bill Amended Over Percentage

November 16, 2011:

It has been reported that a Massachusetts gaming expansion bill which would bring a trio of casinos and a slots parlour to the state was amended this week after an increased payment to the state horse racing industry was detected within it...read on

NJ Gaming Expansion Discussed

November 16, 2011:

“Sports betting, while beneficial to the state, is another Band Aid for racing…” Perretti Farms Marketing Director Bob Marks has been quoted as saying. “Racing must get introspective and examine its product to determine its viability to the general public…Sports betting probably won’t happen for the next few years, given the hurdles involved.”...read on

Northern NJ Gaming Dollars Heading West

November 14, 2011:

According to a report, one third of the massive gaming revenues at Pennsylvania's Mount Airy Casino Resort and Sands Casino Resort come from residents of Northern New Jersey. The gaming operators not only actively market the NJ residents, but they also closely watch the gaming landscape over the border...read on

Lukewarm Reception For Gaming Bill

November 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, November 9, a scaled-back expanded gaming bill, Senate Bill 1849, introduced by Representative Lou Lang, failed to pass the Illinois House...read on

NJ Pols Press On For Big M Slots

November 10, 2011:

Even though the residents of New Jersey threw their support behind the expanded gambling this week, which would ultimately result in subsidized purses for horse racing in the Garden State, that has not muffled the cry for the implementation of slot machines at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

NJ Residents Support Expanded Gaming

November 9, 2011:

Residents of New Jersey were asked yesterday via referendum how they felt about the legalization of sports wagering at the state's casinos and racetracks. And, to the pleasure of the New Jersey casino and horse racing industry, they let their feelings be known...read on

Gaming Issues Hot Topic In U.S.

November 8, 2011:

Tuesday is a day for votes with huge implications for the gaming and horse racing industries in two U.S. states...read on

Sportsbooks To Canadian Racetracks?

November 3, 2011:

The legalization of sports wagering is currently a front-line topic in the New Jersey horse racing industry. During a November 8 referendum, residents will weigh in on the issue which could eventually help solve horse racing's purse issues in the Garden State...read on

NH Committee Passes Gaming Bill

October 28, 2011:

A bill which would usher two casinos into New Hampshire is now headed to the full House after it passed the House Ways and Means Committee Thursday, October 27...read on

Mass. Racino Bill Clears Senate

October 18, 2011:

According to a report, the Massachusetts Senate has voted in favour of a bill that will authorize three casinos and one racino to be licensed in the state...read on

Quinn Breaks Silence On Gaming Expansion

October 17, 2011:

Members of both the Illinois racing community and the state senate have been waiting quite a while for Governor Pat Quinn to officially comment on the expanded gaming bill for the state. Quinn broke his silence on Monday, October 17, and those in the horse racing industry probably didn't want to hear what he had to say...read on

Politicians, Public To Support NJ Racing?

October 12, 2011:

What does the future hold for the acres which make up Perretti Farms? Are more politicians agreeing that New Jersey's horse racing industry has to be supported? Will positive poll results lead to public support for sports wagering in the state?...read on

NJ Gaming Pushes For Referendum

September 27, 2011:

It was a rare site Monday, September 26 in Trenton, New Jersey when representatives of both the state's casino and horse racing industry were on the same page...read on

Luchento Calls For Legal Sports Wagering

September 26, 2011:

On Monday, September 26, Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey President Tom Luchento addressed a NJ Senate Committee where he trumpeted the idea of legalized sports wagering in the state...read on

Amendment To Ill. Racino Bill Coming?

September 12, 2011:

According to Representative Lou Lang, if Illinois Governor Pat Quinn does not outline his issues with the hot-button gaming expansion bill that he has been presented with, legislators may be soon present him with their version of a 'clean-up' bill, which could see many elements changed...read on


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