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Are Casinos "Fickle Businesses"?

March 1, 2013:

As the Ontario government looks to expand gaming through the modernization strategy of the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp., doubts continue to be cast on just how financially lucrative this strategy will be for both the government and the host municipalities....read on

NJ Gov. Signs Online Gaming Bill

February 28, 2013:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed an internet gaming bill that will bring intra-state online casino gaming, including poker, to both residents and visitors of the state....read on

An Open Letter To Premier Wynne

February 28, 2013:

"Premier Wynne, your transition panel is designing a model for the horse racing industry that is unsustainable and will result in an industry that is represented by three to five racetracks attached to casinos and basically zero rural or economic benefits to the Province of Ontario."...read on

NJ Court Upholds Gov. Christie's Veto

December 7, 2012:

It has been reported that a New Jersey court has upheld Governor Chris Christie's veto of a 2011 push by the New Jersey State Racing Commission to get $15 million in purse subsidies dispersed to the state racing industry....read on

Gural Inks 30-Year Lease For The Big M

December 20, 2011:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today announced two critical developments in his goal to establish a fully independent, privately operated horse racing industry in New Jersey...read on

Robinson Resigns From NJSEA

December 17, 2011:

Dennis R. Robinson announced Friday that as of January 2, 2012 he will no longer serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA)...read on

NJRC Requests $15 Million For Purses

June 29, 2011:

The New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC) approved a request for $15 million in funds to augment purses, but whether the monies will be released will be in the hands of the governor...read on

Meadowlands Racing Resumes May 7; Condition Sheets Available

April 29, 2011:

Governor Chris Christie's office confirmed today that live harness racing will return to Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday, May 7...read on

Monmouth To Be Leased, Not Sold

February 26, 2011:

According to a press release from the office of Gov. Chris Christie, Monmouth Park will be put up for lease and not for sale as originally planned...read on

Wall Street Interested In New Jersey?

December 28, 2010:

With New Jersey’s current horse racing structure under evaluation, some Wall Street firms have taken an interest in the harness racing industry...read on

Christie Vetoes Full Racing Schedule For Monmouth, Meadowlands

December 8, 2010:

Governor Chris Christie today vetoed the New Jersey Racing Commission’s establishment of a full standardbred and thoroughbred racing schedule for Monmouth Park and the Meadowlands, as the Administration continues its review of recommendations...read on

2011 New Jersey Schedule Expected In 30 Days

November 19, 2010:

Following the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority’s monthly board meeting on Friday, chairman Carl Goldberg indicated that the 2011 racing schedule for New Jersey is expected to be revealed within the next 30 days...read on

Kaplan's Open Letter To Gov. Christie

August 11, 2010:

"As thousands of commercial casinos open up across the continent, as governments begin legalizing and opening online gambling sites, and as each casino becomes a major entertainment destination on its own, your Atlantic City dream becomes increasingly misguided."...read on

Senators To Save Meadowlands?

August 5, 2010:

A pair of influential South Jersey Senators have voiced their support for the horse racing industry in New Jersey on the heels of a gaming summit scheduled for Friday at the Atlantic City Convention Center...read on

Fate Of Meadowlands To Be Announced Wednesday

July 20, 2010:

Big news came out of New Jersey earlier today when the governor’s office put out an advisory that Governor Chris Christie will make an announcement on Wednesday pertaining to the entertainment industry in New Jersey, which includes the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on


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