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Belleville Casino Deal Finalized

January 29, 2016:

A deal to bring a casino to Belleville was struck earlier this week, as local councillors were at city hall to make it official....read on

Committee Passes Georgia Wagering Bill

January 27, 2016:

On Wednesday, January 27, members of the Senate Regulated Industries panel in the State of Georgia approved a constitutional amendment and piece of legislation that could potentially lead to the legalization of pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing....read on

Coalition Unveils Georgia Racetrack Plan

January 19, 2016:

On Monday, January 19, the Georgia Horse Racing Coalition unveiled its vision for a new racetrack that would include adjacent areas for residential and commercial undertakings....read on

‘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

Ont. East Gaming Bundle Deal Official

January 12, 2016:

On Tuesday, January 12 it was announced by the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. that the ‘Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership’ has completed its previously announced acquisition of the OLG's ‘Gaming Bundle 2’ (which is also known as the ‘East Gaming Bundle’). The OLG and the partnership has also signed a 20-year Casino Operating and Services Agreement....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

A Bigger, Better Assiniboia Downs?

January 11, 2016:

A plan to turn Manitoba's Assiniboia Downs into what's being described as an 'urban reserve' complete with racing, entertainment and other amenities will be debated by Winnipeg city council on Tuesday....read on

Gambling App In The Works In Ont.

January 4, 2016:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is developing an app that will allow gamblers to make wagers on their smart phones or tablets....read on

Florida Horsepeople Fighting Back

January 4, 2016:

The United Florida Horsemen, a group representing equine racing breeds in the state, has announced that it is reaching out to local politicians to fight the proposed ‘decoupling’ issue that is threatening the future of live horse racing in Florida....read on

No Racing, Simulcast At St. John's

December 31, 2015:

St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre announced on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 that they will not be offering live or simulcast wagering at their facility in 2016....read on

Ottawa-Area Bundle Issues

December 22, 2015:

On Monday, December 21, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced that it is cancelling the Request for Pre-Qualification for the Ottawa Area Gaming Bundle....read on

New York Approves Gaming Licences

December 21, 2015:

The New York State Gaming Commission today unanimously approved licenses to resort gaming destinations in Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca Counties, ushering new jobs and investment, as well as revenue for local governments and school districts that will come to the regions as a result....read on

Lockout Affecting Rideau Slots

December 16, 2015:

Instead of being open for business 24/7, the slot-machine gaming area at Rideau Carleton Raceway will only be open from noon until midnight due to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. having locked out 124 workers....read on

Amended Agreement For Meadows Sale

December 16, 2015:

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (‘the Company’ or GLPI) has announced that it has entered into an amended agreement to acquire The Meadows Racetrack and Casino from Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC (‘Cannery’) for $440 million....read on


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