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NY Destination Gaming Resort Decision

December 17, 2014:

On Wednesday, December 17, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board announced the three destination gaming resorts which will be considered for commercial casino licenses by the New York State Gaming Commission....read on

Kingston Officially Rejects Casino

December 17, 2014:

It has been reported that on Tuesday, December 16, councillors in Kingston approved a motion that conveys to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. that the city is not interested in becoming a willing host community for a casino....read on

Geisinger Discusses Wagering Push

December 10, 2014:

In Georgia, state Rep. Harry Geisinger has been pushing for the legalization of pari-mutuel waging on horse racing for years. Now he believes the question of legalization will be placed on the ballot in 2015 in order for the public to have its say....read on

PlayOLG Customer Preview Begins

December 5, 2014:

A customer-focused preview of PlayOLG is underway for eligible members of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's Winner's Circle Rewards (WCR) program....read on

Update On Thunder Ridge

December 3, 2014:

On Tuesday, December 2, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a measure which will see Keeneland take over the assets of harness racetrack Thunder Ridge Raceway and ‘move’ the track to another location where Quarter Horse racing is expected to take place....read on

Another Roadblock For Sports Wagering

November 24, 2014:

On Friday, November 21 In New Jersey, Federal District Court Judge Michael Shipp ruled that the State cannot partially lift a ban on sports wagering in New Jersey....read on

ORC Update On Standardbred HIP

November 21, 2014:

On Friday (November 21), Ontario Racing Commission Executive Director Steven Lehman offered Trot Insider an update on the previously-announced five-year enhanced Horse Improvement Program (HIP) for Ontario Standardbreds....read on

Instant Racing Legislation In Illinois

November 17, 2014:

In Illinois, Rep. Dwight Kay has introduced House Bill 6323, which calls for state racetracks to be able to introduce historical racing, also known as instant racing, to their facilities....read on

Delay In Northern Bundle Process

November 12, 2014:

It has been reported that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is delaying its Request For Proposal for the province’s northern bundle, which includes Sudbury, home to the half-mile Sudbury Downs oval....read on

New Mayor Wants Slots Returned

November 10, 2014:

Incoming Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop has let it be known that he thinks the Province of Ontario should be doing more to keep the Fort Erie Race Track viable and that slot-machine gaming should be re-introduced at the historic border oval for Thoroughbreds....read on

State Of NJ Racing Industry Paper

November 7, 2014:

The Rutgers Equine Science Center has released the paper ‘2014 State of the New Jersey Horse Racing Industry’, which is a follow-up to the 2009 white paper that reported the impact of slot machines and video lottery terminals on the horse racing and breeding industry, agriculture, and open space....read on

Sigh Of Relief At Plainridge

November 5, 2014:

Officials with Penn National Gaming and Plainridge Racecourse are breathing a sigh of relief today, as Ballot Question 3, which called for a repeal of the state’s 2011 casino law, was defeated on Tuesday, November 5. The vote means that Penn National’s $225-million, fully-integrated racing and gaming expansion at Plainridge Racecourse is not in jeopardy....read on

Soft Launch Coming For PlayOLG.ca

November 4, 2014:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has announced that eligible members of OLG’s Winner’s Circle Rewards program will be invited to participate in a short-term, soft launch of the OLG’s new internet gaming site, PlayOLG.ca, before it becomes available to legal-aged Ontarians in the coming weeks....read on

Delay To Help Integrate Racing

October 31, 2014:

The OLG has announced via release that the previous deadline for the RFPQ was November 6, 2014, but that applicants now have until April 30, 2015 to provide the provincial lottery corporation with RFPQ submissions....read on

Kingston Casino Plans Abandoned

October 29, 2014:

On Tuesday, October 28 in the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park, Finance Minister Charles Sousa said that the provincial government will abandon its plans to relocate the Thousand Island Casino from Gananoque to Kingston....read on


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