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Longer Deal For Ontario Racing?

February 25, 2016:

The 2016 Ontario Budget released on Thursday (February 25) by Finance Minister Charles Sousa would give the province's horse racing industry two more years of government partnership and support....read on

Committee In FL To Address Decoupling

February 17, 2016:

Decoupling will be of paramount concern for horsemen and those who are worried about its imminent devastating effects to Florida's Thoroughbred, American Quarter Horse and Standardbred industries when the Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee meets Wednesday (February 17) at 1:30 p.m. (EST)....read on

Gaming Proposal For Ex-Pinnacle Area

February 16, 2016:

A gaming facility could be coming to the general location of the failed Pinnacle Race Course in Michigan after all....read on

Florida Closer To Decoupling

February 10, 2016:

Reports from Florida indicate that the state's laws requiring racetracks to conduct live racing in order to host expanded gaming are still alive, but the legislation enabling decoupling took a step forward on Tuesday....read on

En Banc Hearing For NJ Sports Gambling

February 10, 2016:

Twelve U.S. federal judges are set to hear an appeal from the State of New Jersey into the August 2015 ruling that deemed the state’s sports wagering deregulation illegal....read on

London Hosts First Info Session

February 9, 2016:

The first of two information sessions hosted by the new Ontario Racing Association (ORA) was held on Tuesday afternoon at Western Fair in London....read on

Big M Striving For More $3M Handles

February 9, 2016:

Thanks to full fields, competitive racing, reduced takeout rates, and a successful partnership with horse racing network TVG, the Meadowlands Racetrack has posted four straight $3-million handle nights for the first time since a period between December 19, 2003 and January 3, 2004 when the historic harness track posted five straight programs that handled more than $3 million....read on

Positive Step For NJ Expansion

February 9, 2016:

There was a positive development earlier this week in New Jersey in regard to the push to get the expanded gaming question onto the November ballot....read on

FL Horsepeople To Address Politicians

February 9, 2016:

United Florida Horsemen officials will be on hand in Tallahassee Tuesday (Feb. 9) to represent racehorse owners, trainers and breeders at two legislative committees scheduled to take up gambling-related bills that could devastate Florida's horse racing industry by allowing 'decoupling.'...read on

Marketing To The ‘Millennials’

February 8, 2016:

The ‘millennials’ just aren’t flocking to casinos in the same manner that their parents and parents' parents did. That is hurting the casinos’ bottom line. That being said, decision makers at the gaming centres are rethinking their philosophies in an effort to attract the much-coveted younger demographic to their facilities....read on

Meeting Attendance Encouraged

February 5, 2016:

Via release, the four horsepeople behind a polarizing proposal for the Ontario horse racing industry have stated that they are cautiously optimistic about upcoming information sessions that have been announced by a new entity that goes by the name of the Ontario Racing Association....read on

Florida Horsepeople Reiterate Stance

February 4, 2016:

In the wake of news today that the Florida House Regulatory Affairs Committee would be drafting a bill for ‘partial decoupling,’ Florida's racehorse owners, trainers and breeders vehemently restated their opposition to decoupling in any form....read on

Another Positive Step For Tioga

February 3, 2016:

Last week the New York Gaming Facility Location Board met and formally approved its October, 2015 decision to support casino expansion at Tioga Downs....read on

Ont. S-Bred Info Session Details

February 2, 2016:

The Ontario Racing Association (ORA) will be hosting informal information sessions with Standardbred horsepeople at Western Fair District on Tuesday, February 9, and at Mohawk Racetrack on Wednesday, February 10....read on

Racing Post For Casino Lobbying Exec

February 2, 2016:

It has been announced that a 13-year CEO of a casino lobbying organization recently stepped away from his post and has become the new executive director of a major horse racing commission....read on


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