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Indiana Wagering Bill Vetoed

May 12, 2015:

In Indiana, Governor Mike Pence has exercised his power and has vetoed a piece of legislation that calls for the legalization of advance deposit wagering in the state....read on

Input Sought For Woodbine Casino

May 7, 2015:

The City of Toronto is looking for public input before making a decision on expanding gaming at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Sudbury Season In Doubt

May 5, 2015:

Reports indicate that hopes for a 2015 harness racing season at Sudbury Downs are becoming slimmer by the second....read on

Slots Could Leave Flamboro

April 30, 2015:

According to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., three to five companies could be selected to submit a Request For Proposal to run the slot-machine gaming operations at Flamboro Downs. Although, there is no guarantee as to how long the machines will stay in operation at the track....read on

Horse Racing Is Meeting With OLG

April 27, 2015:

On Monday, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) issued a media release with an update on how "a group of key stakeholder organizations has been meeting regularly" in order to "envision, agree upon and provide ongoing support" for a strategic long-term plan for the province's horse racing industry....read on

Racing In Ontario's 2015 Budget

April 23, 2015:

On Thursday, Ontario's Finance Minister Charles Souza released the 2015 Budget. While the province's horse racing industry wasn't referenced in terms of an increase or decrease to funding, the Budget did hint to other proposed changes....read on

Expanded Gaming Closer For Woodbine

March 31, 2015:

After receiving approval from the Toronto Executive committee last week, the Toronto City Council formally passed a motion on Tuesday to study expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Delaware Casino Bailout Stalls

March 27, 2015:

According to an article, a proposed bailout of Delaware casinos has been stalled due to a drop in projected sales tax revenue....read on

Dire Straits For Instant Racing In Idaho

March 27, 2015:

The Instant Racing issue is coming right down to the wire in Idaho. Governor C.L. ‘Butch’ Otter will decide whether legislation calling for the repeal of Historical Racing terminals will be signed into law or not, after the house voted 49-21 in support of Senate Bill 1011 on Thursday (March 26)....read on

Kawartha Discussed At Queen's Park

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, Laurie Scott, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, to make a commitment to Kawartha Downs and finalize a long-term transfer payment agreement....read on

Toronto To Craft Expansion Report

March 25, 2015:

On Wednesday, March 25, the City of Toronto’s executive committee voted in favour of allowing city manager Joseph P. Pennachetti to assemble a report in regard to a potential gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Hardy Looking For Answers

March 25, 2015:

The Sarnia Observer has run an article highlighting the upcoming season of live racing at the Hiawatha Horse Park. In the piece, Ontario Harness Horse Association President Ken Hardy rhetorically asks how horsepeople will benefit from racing’s integration into the province’s gaming modernization....read on

Racing’s Economic Churn Examined

March 24, 2015:

A report by a local media outlet in Ohio is spotlighting the positive economic impact that the addition of slot machines at racetracks is having on local economies....read on

Idaho Track To Close If Repeal Passes

March 24, 2015:

Officials with Les Bois Park in Idaho have announced that the track will shut down permanently if the Senate decides to repeal the laws that make Instant Racing terminals legal in the state....read on

Hope For Gaming Expansion In Illinois

March 24, 2015:

According to a report, Illinois Horseman's Benevolent and Protective Association Executive Director Lonny Brooks believes that Governor Bruce Rauner will pass a gaming expansion bill if it is to reach his desk....read on


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