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New Off-Track Location In London

April 5, 2016:

Operators of a new off-track wagering location in London, Ont. are hoping that their establishment will be ready to accept bets on horse races by the time the Kentucky Derby rolls around next month....read on

Meadows Operating Licence Renewed

March 30, 2016:

On Wednesday, March 30, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board unanimously voted to renew the Category 1 Racetrack Casino operator's license of Washington Trotting Association, Inc., operator of The Meadows Casino in Washington County....read on

Western Fair Redesign Ideas Pitched

March 30, 2016:

Have you ever looked at an existing racetrack complex and imagined what it could be like if you had the ability to redesign it? For example, maybe pop a hotel up over here, or erect a parking garage there, etc. Such ideas have recently been thrown around regarding The Raceway at Western Fair District, and an official has said, “I wouldn’t be surprised if we implemented a good number of them.”...read on

Perretti Issues Open Letter In NJ

March 24, 2016:

On Wednesday, March 23, TrotPAC Chairman Anthony Perretti issued an open letter to the industry seeking financial support to aid in the organization’s efforts to revitalize the Standardbred racing industry in the State of New Jersey....read on

Positive News For Dresden Raceway

March 21, 2016:

According to an article, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has informed officials with Dresden Raceway that the 140-year-old track has been given the go-ahead to host racing for at least the next five years....read on

Les Bois Park Closes Doors

March 21, 2016:

Treasure Valley Racing, the operators of Les Bois Park in Idaho, have announced that the track closed its doors for the final time yesterday (Sunday, March 20), thus turning the page on a business that had been running for four decades....read on

Gural, Atlantic City Operators Talking

March 21, 2016:

In an interview conducted Saturday, Meadowlands Racetrack chairman Jeff Gural confirmed that he has had discussions with two of the major casino operators in Atlantic City that could possibly bid on a casino licence should New Jersey's citizens vote in favour of gaming expansion to the northern part of the state....read on

New Funding Agreement For Alberta

March 19, 2016:

Alberta's Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board Joe Ceci announced a new 10-year funding agreement for the provincial horse racing industry at a press conference on Saturday, March 19 at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino....read on

NJ To Vote On Casino Expansion

March 15, 2016:

New Jersey's residents will have their say on casino expansion later this year after the state's Senate and Assembly both voted to include the question on the November ballot....read on

New Kingston Champions Location

March 14, 2016:

Although its official grand opening has yet to occur, Champions Off Track Betting’s new location in Kingston, Ont. has been well received....read on

No Action On Florida Decoupling

March 12, 2016:

On Friday, Florida's 2016 Legislative Session concluded without passing any approval for decoupling horse racing from gaming operations....read on

Pre-Approval For Great Canadian Partnerships

March 10, 2016:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has notified the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation that two partnerships in which Great Canadian holds interests have been pre-qualified to submit RFPs for the Southwest Gaming Bundle and the Greater Toronto Area Gaming Bundle under the OLG’s gaming modernization plan....read on

FL Decoupling Amendment Filed

March 10, 2016:

Officials with the Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association have made the industry aware that – in a move that was expected, to a degree – that a decoupling amendment that would separate ‪‎harness racing‬ from cardroom operations in the state could be addressed today (Thursday, March 10 ) in the ‪‎Florida Senate‬ as SB 1050 or HB 1187....read on

Blowe Joining OLG

March 3, 2016:

The Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium has announced that Elissa Blowe is leaving FELRC to assume an important, new role as ‘Manager of Product Development and Marketing – Horse Racing’ for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation....read on

Vote Not Called For Georgia Expansion

March 2, 2016:

On Monday, February 29 in Georgia, House Speaker David Ralston postponed a vote on gaming expansion in the state, which has essentially killed any chance of expansion efforts going any further this calendar year....read on


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