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NJ Referendum Just Days Away

October 31, 2011:

On November 8, residents of New Jersey will be asked via referendum whether or not they would like to see the legalization of sports wagering in the state. Although a positive vote is just the first of many steps before the motion becomes reality, one law school professor believes...read on

Politicians, Public To Support NJ Racing?

October 12, 2011:

What does the future hold for the acres which make up Perretti Farms? Are more politicians agreeing that New Jersey's horse racing industry has to be supported? Will positive poll results lead to public support for sports wagering in the state?...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

Luchento Calls For Legal Sports Wagering

September 26, 2011:

On Monday, September 26, Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey President Tom Luchento addressed a NJ Senate Committee where he trumpeted the idea of legalized sports wagering in the state...read on

AGA Call For U.S. Legalized Online Poker

September 20, 2011:

For years, casual and professional players have been calling for federal action to legalize and regulate online poker. Now, the once-neutral American Gaming Association has joined the cause...read on

Push For KY Constitutional Amendment

September 14, 2011:

It has been reported that a bill was pre-filed last week in Kentucky which would allow voters to decide whether the state's constitution should be amended in order to expand legalized gaming, including the implementation of slot machines at racetracks...read on

On The New Jersey Front

September 6, 2011:

Three different news stories from the New Jersey horse racing industry reared their figurative heads over the course of the long weekend. One involves Freehold Raceway, while the others are in regard to a legal challenge and a lease dispute on the thoroughbred side of things...read on

Lesniak: Casinos Should Subsidize Racing

August 22, 2011:

The shockwave which was recently sent through the harness racing industry when Perretti Farms announced that it will be conducting a complete dispersal appears to still be reverberating. According to a report, members of the party of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie...read on

Millions In Purses Released To Ill. Tracks

August 10, 2011:

Tuesday, August 9 proved to be the end of a long legal battle for Illinois racetracks. And although the process has taken over five years, the wait has paid off, in millions...read on

Lesniak: NJ Racing Being Cut Out Of Bill

July 26, 2011:

When the push was on to save horse racing in the state of New Jersey, there was hypothetical talk of the proceeds from the expansion of legalized, intra-state gambling being diverted in some way to help the state's horse racing industry. It looks like Governor Chris Christie and Senator Ray Lesniak have slammed the door on that idea...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

MacDonald's Molson Pace Replacement Named

May 24, 2011:

A replacement has been named for Legal Litigator in tonight's $300,000 Molson Pace at Western Fair Raceway. Mark MacDonald, who was scheduled to drive the Camluck gelding, was involved in a...read on

Owners Take Marketing Into Own Hands

April 27, 2011:

In order to see one of the top three-year-olds in North America, the only thing that some people have to do is look up...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

Committee Passes Georgia Pari-Mutuel Bill

March 3, 2011:

It has been reported that on Wednesday, March 2, legislation which would see pari-mutuel wagering become legal in the state of Georgia made it out of a preliminary committee with unanimous approval...read on


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