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Harrah's Sweetens Offer In Iowa

March 20, 2010:

With a state struggling to balance its budget before legislature adjourns next week, Harrah's has reportedly sweetened its offer by saying it would Iowa $7 million annually for an unlimited period of time...read on

Rhode Island Greyhound Industry Shrinking?

March 8, 2010:

It has been reported that the end of the greyhound racing at the Twin River Slot Parlor in Rhode Island may be just around the corner...read on

Harrah's Offers Iowa $70 Million To Scrap Greyhound Racing

February 2, 2010:

Citing a study that shows waning public interest and the expensive cost for casinos to "subsidize greyhound racing", reports indicate that casino giant Harrah's is willing to pay the state of Iowa $70 million to free them from an agreement that requires a set number of annual race dates...read on

Wisconsin's Last Greyhound Track To Close

November 14, 2009:

Over the course of 20 years, Dairyland Greyhound Park Inc. in Kenosha, Wisconsin has raised $63.2 million in state revenue but persistent declining revenues in recent years have forced the last of Wisconsin’s greyhound racetracks to close its gates come December 31...read on

Animal Rights Activists Target New Hampshire

November 21, 2008:

Earlier this month animal rights activists won a referendum to shut down greyhound racing in Massachusetts. Now the group is looking for a similar ban in New Hampshire with the support of the local racetrack’s president....read on

Dogs Before Humans In Massachusetts

November 7, 2008:

On Tuesday, November 4, voters in Massachusetts approved the banning of sanctioned greyhound racing in the state, even though the decision will mean 1,000 dog track employees will soon lose their jobs. The decision has incited a lively online discussion that horse racing in Massachusetts should be banned next....read on


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