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Memo Could Open Gaming Floodgate

January 3, 2012:

In an announcement which received relatively little fanfare given its magnitude, the United States Department of Justice announced over the holiday season via memo that it has updated its official opinion in regard to the legality of different forms of online wagering...read on

Illegal Horse Racing Bust In Georgia

November 28, 2011:

It has been reported that authorities in Georgia recently broke up what is being dubbed as an 'elaborate horse racing operation' in Meriwether County...read on

IN Commission Exonerated; Cut To Subsidy?

November 10, 2011:

After an exhaustive 16-month investigation of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, Indiana Inspector General David O. Thomas has found no criminal code...read on

Sportsbooks To Canadian Racetracks?

November 3, 2011:

The legalization of sports wagering is currently a front-line topic in the New Jersey horse racing industry. During a November 8 referendum, residents will weigh in on the issue which could eventually help solve horse racing's purse issues in the Garden State...read on

Update: Roadblock For Big M Takeover?

October 18, 2011:

Jeff Gural's vision for the new Meadowlands Racetrack took a big step last week when the NJSEA gave him the green light for a new state-of-the-art grandstand. Although, the news he has received this week is probably enough for him to tear his hair out...read on

Single-Game Sports Wagering Coming?

September 29, 2011:

On Wednesday, September 28, Joe Comartin, M.P. Windsor Tecumseh, introduced an Act to Amend the Criminal Code in the House of Commons to permit single-event sports wagering in Canada...read on

Quebec Hippo Club Raided, Charges Laid Over Illegal Gaming

June 21, 2011:

According to a report, Quebec police raided the Hippo Club in Pointe aux Trembles on Friday, June 17 and have shut the facility down. Over one hundred customers were in the establishment at the time. Two managers and five employees have been arrested and charged...read on

"You Guys Know My Game, Man"

June 1, 2011:

On Tuesday, May 31, lightning rod thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow began his hearing in front of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, which is considering either suspending or revoking the...read on

"I'd Like To See The FBI Get Involved"

May 25, 2011:

Prior to the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes this past weekend at Maryland's Pimlico Race Course, NBC's Bob Costas had the chance to interview Barry Irwin, the head of Team Valor, which owns Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom...read on

New Drug Intrigue For 2011?

January 4, 2011:

The new year starts where the old one ended, with a drug mystery...read on

Kentucky Judge Rules On Legality Of 'Instant Racing'

December 30, 2010:

On Wednesday, December 29, a Kentucky judge ruled on the legality of the somewhat controversial Instant Racing terminals which were proposed to be implemented in the state...read on

NYC OTB's Loss Bookies' Gain?

December 13, 2010:

New York City Off-Track Betting Board Member David Cornstein has said that he fears those looking to place a wager on horse racing will now look toward illegal bookies now that NYC OTB is finished...read on

Illegal Crop Mistakenly Used

September 3, 2009:

According to a report by the Toronto Star, thoroughbred Sans Sousi may be disqualified from its victory last night after it was found that top Woodbine Racetrack jockey Chantal Sutherland mistakenly used what is now considered a banned...read on


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