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NYGA Looks To Clear Misconceptions

December 20, 2011:

In an open letter sent to the Standardbred Owners Association of New York Board of Directors and the organization's members, New York Gaming Association Executive Director Michael Wilton has discussed the topic of enhanced gaming in New York. Within the letter, Wilton has stated that he is uncertain that the NYGA's position is understood...read on

Poker Room Now Open At Gretna Centre

December 20, 2011:

The topic of pari-mutuel barrel racing in Florida has been one of the most disputed legal gaming issues in North America in 2011, and on Saturday, December 17 the northern Florida centre opened the doors of its poker room...read on

KY Bill: Ask Residents For Expanded Gaming

December 20, 2011:

It has been reported that a bill was pre-filed in Kentucky on Friday, December 16 which would ask local voter approval for racetracks to expand to racinos...read on

Online Sports Wagering Cut From Bill

December 13, 2011:

According to a report, residents of New Jersey will probably not be given the opportunity to wager on sporting events, besides horse racing, online in the future...read on

Gural Talks UFC, Charities, Gaming

December 12, 2011:

On behalf of Tioga Downs, operator Jeff Gural spent Sunday, December 11 handing over more than $100,000 to charities during cheque presentations. Although, Gural went on the record as saying that he is hoping his facility can soon be the one cashing in, albeit in a different form...read on

Betfair $10M Into U.S. Racing Exchange Site

December 7, 2011:

Stephen Burn, the CEO of TVG and Betfair, said that his company has already spent 10 million dollars on the development of a U.S.-based exchange wagering site for horse racing...read on

NJ Racetrack Slots Bills Submitted

December 7, 2011:

Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced two pieces of legislation which would allow New Jersey racetracks to include slot machines as part of their operation...read on

NY Gov. Wants Expanded Gaming

December 5, 2011:

On Sunday, December 4, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he plans on pursuing the legalization of expanding gaming in the state...read on

KY Expanded Gaming To Be A 2012 Topic

December 5, 2011:

According to a report, recently re-elected Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is consulting with state lawmakers to determine what the best route is to get expanded gaming moving forward during the 2012 General Assembly. He has also been cited as saying that he is looking to have racetracks receive benefits of the expansion, at least in some form...read on

Blank Discusses Idea Of Sportsbooks

December 5, 2011:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Vice President Howard Blank has gone on the record in regard to the idea of incorporating a sportsbook into casinos that his company currently operates...read on

IHHA On Lack Of Action On Bill

December 1, 2011:

Earlier this week, the Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association reacted to the lack of action taken on a gaming expansion bill. The legislature's veto session ended Tuesday, November 29 with no movement on the initiative...read on

Lawsuit Stalling Ohio Progress

December 1, 2011:

It has been reported that a lawsuit by anti-Ohio slots group 'Ohio Roundtable' has stalled developments in the state's racino movement...read on

IA Online Wagering Platform In The Works

November 28, 2011:

Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and the Iowa Horsemen Benevolent and Protective Association (IA HBPA) today announced that they are collaborating on the development of the state's first-ever legal online wagering platform...read on

Grange Part Of Massive $30M Donation

November 28, 2011:

Susan Grange, who comprises the highly successful Lothlorien racing outfit, is one of the three grandchildren of the late Thomson Corp. magnate Roy Thomson that have joined to make a massive $30-million donation to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)...read on

NYGA Formed For Table Games Push

November 28, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in the state of New York have banded together to form the New York Gaming Association. The purpose of the association is to work with state leaders to push for a constitutional amendment which would legalize table gaming at the raceways...read on


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