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Pocono President / GM Bean Resigns

May 17, 2016:

Mohegan Sun Pocono President / General Manager Mike Bean, 51, has announced that he is leaving the company after having served more than a decade with the organization....read on

Racing-Themed Product Released

May 3, 2016:

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has announced another step in its integration of horse racing into the provincial gaming modernization. The OLG has announced that ‘The Canadian Triple Crown Instant game’ is now available at lottery retailers across Ontario....read on

IL Horsepeople Against Fantasy Sports

May 2, 2016:

On Monday, May 2, the Illinois Harness Horseman’s Association decried legislation that would legalize fantasy sports gambling. The group’s announcement also states that, at the same time, lawmakers have failed to support the horse racing industry, which employs 14,000 people....read on

Rebranding Racing Out Of A Track Name

April 28, 2016:

It has been reported that a harness racetrack that has been going to through a well-publicized rebranding has unveiled its new name, and that name has no mention of horses or horse racing in it....read on

NJ Exchange Wagering Live In May

April 21, 2016:

On Thursday, April 21, Betfair US, the operator of the world's most popular exchange wagering platform, and Darby Development, the operator of Monmouth Park, announced that exchange wagering will be offered to residents of New Jersey on horse racing beginning May 10....read on

Opposition To Sports Wagering Bill

April 20, 2016:

Federal Liberals have stated that they will vote against Bill C-221, a piece of single-event sports wagering legislation that received second reading on Tuesday (April 19)....read on

Takeout Reduction Ahead Of Meet

April 20, 2016:

Racetrack officials have announced that in order to give their customers greater value for their wagering dollar, takeout rates will be reduced in advance of an upcoming meet of live racing....read on

Casino Gaming Impact On Purses

April 20, 2016:

Slot machine gaming in Pennsylvania generated $246 million to support the state’s horse racing industry, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s annual Racetrack Casino Benchmark Report....read on

Gaming Parlour Starting To Roll

April 18, 2016:

The Red Mile’s chief financial officer, Shannon Cobb, has commented on the success of the ‘instant racing’ terminals that became operational at the Kentucky track roughly six months ago....read on

Casino Relocation Hits Queen's Park

April 13, 2016:

Today during Question Period, Ontario MPP Laurie Scott asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal why, in her opinion, the Liberal government "is no longer committed to the sustainability of the horse racing industry at Kawartha Downs."...read on

Slots Leaving Kawartha Downs?

April 13, 2016:

A release issued on Tuesday indicates that Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough. If successful, it would mean the relocation of the current slot machine facility located at Kawartha Downs....read on

Woodbine, Derby Games Strike Deal

April 11, 2016:

Woodbine Entertainment Group and Derby Games, the leading developer of online pari-mutuel horse racing games in North America, are pleased to announce the launch of an innovative and engaging wagering platform that will offer Canadians a new way in which to experience the rush and excitement of live horse racing....read on

Lawson On Year-Round Mohawk Racing

April 7, 2016:

Woodbine Entertainment Group officials let it be known last fall that the organization was considering the idea of conducting live Standardbred racing at Mohawk Racetrack year-round. The organization’s CEO, Jim Lawson, has discussed the idea this week, and has outlined some of the key commitments that would be needed in order to make it happen....read on

Saratoga Rebranding Underway

April 6, 2016:

Officials with Saratoga Casino and Raceway have said that a major rebranding is being planned for the facility this summer and that the name of the harness facility could change, as well....read on

Groundbreaking For Belleville Casino

April 5, 2016:

Details regarding a groundbreaking ceremony for the new casino in Belleville, Ont. have been announced....read on


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