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HK$7-Billion Racetrack Investment

September 12, 2011:

Reinvesting monies back into raceways has proved positive in the past. For example, the millions the Woodbine Entertainment Group pumped back into Mohawk Racetrack has helped the Campbellville, Ont. oval maintain its status of being one of the most picturesque tracks in North America. Now, a racing organization has announced a HK$7-billion plan (CAD$887-million) to transform its racetracks...read on

Plainridge To Pounce On Expansion?

August 25, 2011:

After years of disagreement by Massachusetts politicians, it finally looks like all of the decision makers are on the same page, as consensus legislation regarding expanded gaming in the state was announced earlier this week...read on

Intrastate Gaming Bill Reintroduced

August 25, 2011:

It has been reported that New Jersey Senator Ray Lesniak reintroduced his amended intrastate online gaming bill on Thursday, August 25...read on

Millions For Racino Push

August 24, 2011:

According to reports, on Tuesday, August 23, officials in Pennsylvania's Lawrence County voted in favour of earmarking $50 million in unsecured funding toward financing for American Harness Tracks' Valley View Downs racino project, which is facing a monetary deadline...read on

Governor Addresses Illinois Fair

August 18, 2011:

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn took a trip to the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday, August 17, where he was engaged by a group of people that pleaded for him to give the green light for expanded gaming in the state...read on

Lesniak: NJ Racing Being Cut Out Of Bill

July 26, 2011:

When the push was on to save horse racing in the state of New Jersey, there was hypothetical talk of the proceeds from the expansion of legalized, intra-state gambling being diverted in some way to help the state's horse racing industry. It looks like Governor Chris Christie and Senator Ray Lesniak have slammed the door on that idea...read on

Reps. Still Pushing For Minn. Racino

July 18, 2011:

Although a tentative state budget was agreed to in Minnesota this past Friday, Representatives may reject the deal if there are not stipulations for a racino at Canterbury Park for thoroughbreds, according to a report...read on

Progress In Minnesota

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, Minnesota thoroughbred raceway Canterbury Park has said that it is hoping to salvage its racing meet this coming Thursday, after a tentative state budget agreement was reached Friday...read on

Minn. Judge Denies Tracks' Request

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, on Thursday, July 14 a judge in Minnesota denied requests from Running Aces and Canterbury Park to reassess ruling which have caused the raceways to remain closed due to a...read on

"My Horse Needs A Job"

July 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 14, a large crowd of horsepeople, racetrack workers, family members and politicians congregated at Canterbury Park in an effort to get live racing at Minnesota raceways up and running once again...read on

New Player In NYS License Stakes

July 11, 2011:

Last week, the ownership group behind New York's Bonnie Castle Recreation Center announced that it is seeking the eighth and final harness racing license in the state and that it has plans to transform the centre into an...read on

Young Horseman Pleads To Governor

June 27, 2011:

According to a report, trainer Homer Hochstetler's son, driver Jay Hochstetler, has been calling the office of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn every day trying to get him to sign the proposed state gaming...read on

Ohio Track Relocation Bill Moves Along

June 23, 2011:

Via an overwhelming 77-16 margin, the Ohio House today voted in favour of a bill which will streamline the process of allowing state racetracks with video lottery terminals to relocate...read on

OCC Okays Rezoning For Tables

June 23, 2011:

After an Ottawa City Council committee gave its blessing last week, City Council has followed suit and given the green light for the necessary rezoning for Rideau Carleton Raceway to install 21 gaming tables as part of a pilot project...read on

PNG Casinos Coming To Columbus, Toledo

June 20, 2011:

On Friday, June 17, Penn National Gaming agreed to a deal with the state of Ohio that will see the company build a casino in both Columbus and Toledo...read on


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