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Wagering Flourishes Despite Massive Competition

July 15, 2013:

On Sunday, July 14, Bloomberg's 'Chart of the Day' took a look at how wagering on horse racing in Hong Kong is on course to exceed the net revenues at Las Vegas casinos for the second consecutive year....read on

Another Front St. Gaming Proposal Unveiled

November 5, 2012:

Another artist's rendering of a proposed casino expansion on Toronto's Front St. surfaced late last week, as the jockeying by U.S. casino interests to hit Ontario's figurative gaming lottery is slowly but surely intensifying....read on

Godfrey Wants Sportsbooks At Casinos

November 1, 2012:

One of the glimmers of hope Ontario horse racing took away from the OMAFRA Panel's report on the industry's transition from the slots-at-racetracks program earlier this week was the recommended option of the province introducing sports books/single-game sports wagering at racetracks. According to Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. Chairman Paul Godfrey, he has different thoughts on the matter....read on

Ninety-Year-Old Shear Now At Home

April 18, 2011:

Ninety-year-old Santa Anita Park paddock guard John Shear, hospitalized since March 12 after having thrown himself in the path of a loose thoroughbred in order to protect a six-year-old girl, was released from hospital this past weekend...read on

Ho’s 17 Kids Have Their Say

January 25, 2011:

The Monday, January 24 edition of Harness Tracks of America's Daily Executive Newsletter told of Macau’s gambling kingpin Stanley Ho distributing billions to his second and third wives....read on

Report: Stanley Ho Cashing Out

January 24, 2011:

Stanley Ho, the undisputed ruler of Macau gambling until Las Vegas discovered the place, is bowing out, after a fashion....read on

A Bill For MD Table Games

January 18, 2011:

Kathy Klausmeier, a state senator in Maryland, doesn’t fool around wasting time....read on

WEG Racing In Vegas Racebooks

June 9, 2010:

“It’s a statement as well as contributing to our overall (betting handle). There’s a lot to be said about the perception of being in Vegas...read on

Las Vegas, Anyone?

February 4, 2010:

As we embark into the heart of winter, when someone mentions Las Vegas, the idea of a timely trip seem better and better...read on

Packer After U.S. Casinos?

September 8, 2009:

Australian billionaire magnate James Packer is 42 years old today, and $769 million (U.S.) richer....read on

The Industry Is The Customer

February 5, 2009:

Trot Insider reports that a prominent gaming authority today told an audience of harness racing executives that if slot machines are in place to save the industry, they are failing because of racing's inability to realize that "without customers, there is nothing to save...read on

Gural Throws Down The Gauntlet

February 4, 2009:

Today at the 2009 Racing Congress at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jeff Gural continued his drive to get our stars back racing as four-year-olds. Although the idea has received much support since it was announced, Trot Insider reports that there is still opposition...read on

O'Donnell And Whipping In Las Vegas

February 4, 2009:

Recently-elected OHHA president Bill O'Donnell spoke about the contentious topic of whipping while part of an as impromptu panel today during the 2009 Racing Congress at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Trot Insider has a full report on his comments...read on

Robinson Calls For Central Body

February 4, 2009:

The 2009 Racing Congress is in full swing in Las Vegas, and Trot Insider has a report on a pertinent idea raised by Dennis Robinson during a session this morning...read on

80 Racebooks On Their Own

January 30, 2009:

With signals from Gulfstream, Santa Anita, Laurel Park, Oaklawn Park and Golden Gate Fields cut off by Churchill Downs’ and Magna Entertainment’s TrackNet Media Group, the 80 or so members of the...read on


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