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Positive Step For NJ Expansion

February 9, 2016:

There was a positive development earlier this week in New Jersey in regard to the push to get the expanded gaming question onto the November ballot....read on

FL Horsepeople To Address Politicians

February 9, 2016:

United Florida Horsemen officials will be on hand in Tallahassee Tuesday (Feb. 9) to represent racehorse owners, trainers and breeders at two legislative committees scheduled to take up gambling-related bills that could devastate Florida's horse racing industry by allowing 'decoupling.'...read on

Meeting Attendance Encouraged

February 5, 2016:

Via release, the four horsepeople behind a polarizing proposal for the Ontario horse racing industry have stated that they are cautiously optimistic about upcoming information sessions that have been announced by a new entity that goes by the name of the Ontario Racing Association....read on

Florida Horsepeople Reiterate Stance

February 4, 2016:

In the wake of news today that the Florida House Regulatory Affairs Committee would be drafting a bill for ‘partial decoupling,’ Florida's racehorse owners, trainers and breeders vehemently restated their opposition to decoupling in any form....read on

Another Positive Step For Tioga

February 3, 2016:

Last week the New York Gaming Facility Location Board met and formally approved its October, 2015 decision to support casino expansion at Tioga Downs....read on

Ont. S-Bred Info Session Details

February 2, 2016:

The Ontario Racing Association (ORA) will be hosting informal information sessions with Standardbred horsepeople at Western Fair District on Tuesday, February 9, and at Mohawk Racetrack on Wednesday, February 10....read on

Belleville Casino Deal Finalized

January 29, 2016:

A deal to bring a casino to Belleville was struck earlier this week, as local councillors were at city hall to make it official....read on

Gural Open To New Casino Partner

January 18, 2016:

Jeff Gural has said that he would be interested in partnering with a current Atlantic City casino operator if that is what is needed in order for him to secure a licence for casino gaming at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Ont. East Gaming Bundle Deal Official

January 12, 2016:

On Tuesday, January 12 it was announced by the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. that the ‘Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership’ has completed its previously announced acquisition of the OLG's ‘Gaming Bundle 2’ (which is also known as the ‘East Gaming Bundle’). The OLG and the partnership has also signed a 20-year Casino Operating and Services Agreement....read on

Pivotal NJ Casino Bill Moves Forward

January 11, 2016:

On Monday, January 11, a piece of casino expansion legislation agreed to by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto passed the Senate by a vote of 33-6. The bill, which would result in a ballot question this fall regarding casino expansion, now needs to be passed by the Assembly in order to move on....read on

Florida Horsepeople Fighting Back

January 4, 2016:

The United Florida Horsemen, a group representing equine racing breeds in the state, has announced that it is reaching out to local politicians to fight the proposed ‘decoupling’ issue that is threatening the future of live horse racing in Florida....read on

Elements Casino Opens Thursday

December 16, 2015:

The letters 'e' in Elements Casino could very well stand for enthusiasm, eagerness and excitement judging by the expression on the face of General Manager Michael Kim....read on

Pennacchio On Florida Gaming Deal

December 15, 2015:

“This is just a money grab by the casinos. That’s all it is.”...read on

NJ To Vote On Casino Expansion?

December 14, 2015:

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has announced that he has introduced legislation to put a public referendum on the ballot asking for voter approval to expand gaming with two casinos in the northern part of the state....read on

More On Mohawk Expansion, Racing

December 11, 2015:

It was less than two weeks ago when Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO Jim Lawson made statements in the media regarding the idea of expansion at Mohawk Racetrack. Lawson has now gone into more detail on the topic, stating that he has been discussing the idea with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. “almost daily.”...read on


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