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Track Operating Subsidy, Government Oversight Step Closer To Reality In Maryland

March 29, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in Maryland are now a step closer to getting a state subsidy for operating costs, but legislators opposed to such a move got pretty figurative about the situation yesterday...read on

Committee Members Defend Indiana Subsidy

March 29, 2011:

Indiana legislators are currently working on a two-year, $28 billion budget which could see the state's subsidy to its horse racing industry cut by more than half. Many are calling for such a move, although influential legislator Luke Kenley has explained why the current structure results in a financial boon for the state...read on

“Betting On Horse Racing In 2011 Looks A Lot Like It Did In 1950”

March 22, 2011:

According to a report, United States Trotting Association Executive Vice President Mike Tanner has gone on the record as saying that “Betting on horse racing in 2011 looks a lot like it did in 1950.”...read on

Gov. Christie Vetoes Online Gambling Bill

March 3, 2011:

It has been reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today vetoed a bill which would have seen the legalization of intra-state online gambling...read on

COSA Pitches OLG Horse Racing Lottery Idea

March 3, 2011:

The concept of a lottery-style game involving the Ontario horse racing industry was pitched to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. this week. The pitch came from the Central Ontario Standardbred Association during regularly-scheduled OLG meetings...read on

Christie To Set Online Gaming Precedent?

March 2, 2011:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has until Thursday, March 3 to either veto or sign legislation which would make it legal for in-state casino operators to run online gaming websites for residents of the state -- also known as 'intra-state gambing.' All reports indicate that he is holding his cards close to his chest...read on

Gural, Hanson, Simpson At Forum

March 1, 2011:

It has been announced that Jeff Gural, Jim Simpson, Karyn Malinowski, Thomas Carver and Jon Hanson will soon be sitting face to face and discussing New Jersey's gambling and horse racing industries...read on

Meadowlands Simulcast Strong Down Under

February 24, 2011:

Meadowlands harness racing has been well received by Down Under bettors through the first three weeks of its simulcast to Australia and New Zealand...read on

Betfair Looking To Acquire Monmouth

February 24, 2011:

"New Jersey has a fantastic horse racing heritage. Betfair and TVG are absolutely committed to having a role. The racing product at Monmouth Park was vastly superior last summer. Similarly, the Meadowlands presents the most eminent harness racing destination in...read on

Begging, Pleading For Change

January 20, 2011:

While discussing the dicey situation the British horse racing industry is currently facing with bookmakers over the upcoming edition of the horseracing levy, Matthew Hancock, a Tory MP, has offered some comments which can apply to the nature of racing industry group relationships...read on

Street Racing To Return Saturday

January 10, 2011:

After an eight-year hiatus, legalized standardbred street racing in Te Anau, New Zealand will be making its return Saturday, January 15...read on

Politician Wants To Obtain Preakness

December 22, 2010:

With a boatload of uncertainty in Maryland's horse racing industry, a politician and attorney have made it known that they would like to have the Preakness Stakes take place in their state...read on


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