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FL Casino Bill Passes, But May Slow

January 11, 2012:

A controversial bill which would see a trio of mega casinos approved for South Florida was supported by a 7-3 committee vote in the state Senate this past Monday. Although, according to a report, even though the bill took a step forward, it may have actually taken a step back...read on

Changes In Bill To Affect NJ Racing?

January 5, 2012:

Both the standardbred and thoroughbred racing industries have been closely watching reports from New Jersey news publications regarding the politics which are currently holding the NJ racing in the balance...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

MPHRC Seeks Rule Change Submissions

October 20, 2011:

The Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission is soliciting suggestions for changes to the MPHRC Rules which would form potential amendments in 2012...read on

Racing Taking In Tourism Summit

September 29, 2011:

The Ontario travel and tourism industry will convene next week for the seventh annual Tourism Summit at the Hamilton Convention Centre from October 2 to 5...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

Final WTC Session Held In New Jersey

August 9, 2011:

Sharing information was on the minds of the delegates at the 22nd World Trotting Conference, whom resolved to exchange investigative intelligence and marketing data as the international conclave came to an end on Tuesday...read on

Special RMTC Board Meeting Aug. 4

July 13, 2011:

The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, which consists of 25 racing industry stakeholders and organizations that represent the four major racing breeds, will hold a special meeting of its board on August 4...read on

Illinois Bill Finds New Life

May 30, 2011:

On Friday, May 27 a bill which will see racetracks in Illinois transform into racinos cleared a House Committee. The bill had been voted down and thought to be dead just...read on

Random Drug Testing Ushered In

May 30, 2011:

It was determined on Thursday, May 26 during the California Horse Racing Board's monthly meeting that random drug testing of jockeys, apprentice jockeys, and drivers will be instituted....read on

Hanover Raceway Drops Appeal Against ORC Race Model

May 26, 2011:

Despite its concerns that the new racing model will result in a purse surplus and less investment in its local agricultural sector, Hanover Raceway has announced that it has dropped its appeal of the Implementation Committee rulings...read on

Illinois Racino Bill Moves To House Floor

March 18, 2011:

It has been reported that a bill which would see expanded gaming implemented at Illinois racetracks has passed through a house executive committee and is on its way to...read on

Turner To MJC: 'Where's The Plan?'

March 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, March 15, Maryland State Delegate Frank S. Turner criticized Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course's owner, the Maryland Jockey Club, during a House committee meeting. His criticism was in regard to the organization asking for government money for day-to-day operations while without having a long-term plan to reverse its recent negative economic fortunes...read on

No NH Expanded Gaming Talks Until 2012

March 8, 2011:

According to a report, the topic of expanded gaming at Rockingham Park will not be considered during the 2011 calendar year...read on


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