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‘Durham Live’ Threatening Ajax Downs

January 18, 2016:

Officials in the Town of Ajax are concerned that if the proposed Durham Live Entertainment Centre in neighbouring Pickering is selected by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. for the site of a casino, the move could spell the end of Ajax Downs, which has its own expansion plans....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

Assiniboia Plan Passes First Vote Easily

January 13, 2016:

On Tuesday, January 12 in Manitoba, councillors that comprise the Assiniboia community committee approved the first draft for the proposed Assiniboia Downs expansion, which has been characterized as an 'urban reserve' complete with racing, entertainment and other amenities....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

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

Lawson Eyes Mohawk Expansion

November 30, 2015:

There has been a good amount of discussion over the past few years in regard to expanding the casino offerings at Woodbine Racetrack, yet not so much when it comes to Mohawk Racetrack. Jim Lawson, the new chief executive office that oversees both facilities, has now commented on expansion at Mohawk....read on

Big M Focused On Expansion

November 13, 2015:

Meadowlands Racetrack operator Jeff Gural has called on the industry to support the East Rutherford, NJ raceway, and has stated that his group is very focused on getting a question on the 2016 ballot that would ask voters to support expanded gaming in the state....read on

Proposed Fort Erie Development Details

November 5, 2015:

The new ownership group behind the Fort Erie Race Track has announced plans for a sizable new development to coincide with the historic Thoroughbred racing facility. In all, the proposed undertaking is estimated to cost roughly $284 million and feature a hotel and an indoor water park, in addition to residential, industrial and retail aspects....read on

Woodbine Casino Expansion Approved

July 8, 2015:

Toronto City Council has voted in favour of a casino gaming expansion at Woodbine Racetrack, according to reports....read on

Full Council To Vote On Expansion

July 2, 2015:

In an evening vote on Tuesday, June 30, The City of Toronto’s Executive Committee voted 10-3 in support of a city report that conditionally calls for a potential expansion of casino gaming at Woodbine Racetrack....read on

Ajax Downs Expansion Proposed

May 25, 2015:

Picov Holdings Inc. and the Picov Cattle Company have submitted a proposal to the Town of Ajax that calls for the addition of 1,700 more slot machines at Ajax Downs and the introduction of up to 200 gaming tables....read on

Dover Downs In Fight For Its Life

November 24, 2014:

A report out of Delaware has stated that the future of Dover Downs could be grim. The article states that the operator of the racino has seen its stock price plummet and that the company is fighting for its life....read on

Red Mile Expansion, In Pictures

October 24, 2014:

It was announced earlier this week that a partnership between the Red Mile and Keeneland will see the Lexington Standardbred track renovated and expanded in order to house 1,000 ‘Instant Racing’ terminals, which are also known as the slot-like ‘Historical Racing’ machines....read on

Push Ends For Expansion At Saratoga

April 22, 2014:

It has been reported that the Saratoga Casino and Raceway has informed local officials that it is dropping its plans for Las Vegas-style gaming expansion and is instead focusing its efforts to building a casino closer to Albany....read on

Pocono Expansion Plans Discussed

April 15, 2014:

It has been reported that a water park and a multitude of other amenities could be incorporated into a proposed multi-million-dollar expansion at Pocono Downs....read on


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