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MHHA Clarifies Its Position

February 18, 2014:

On Tuesday, February 18, the Monticello Harness Horsemen’s Association issued a release in regard to its position on recently-enacted casino enabling legislation in New York on

Racing At Atlanta’s Turner Field?

February 7, 2014:

It has been reported that the City of Atlanta may make a push to see a live horse racing venue replace Major League Baseball at Turner Field, which is currently home to the Atlanta on

WV Bill Looks To Cut VLT Revenue

February 6, 2014:

It has been reported that a pending bill in the West Virginia Legislature is calling for a reduction of Video Lottery Terminal proceeds which currently help fund horse racing in the on

Illinois' 2014 Season Delayed

February 4, 2014:

It has been reported that the start of the 2014 racing season in Illinois has been pushed back due to an impasse in contract negotiations between the Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association and the management of Balmoral Park and Maywood on

PA Responds To Proposed Cuts

February 1, 2014:

Two days after another threat to Pennsylvania's horse racing industry was presented in a new bill that would divert $250 million out of the state’s Horse Racing Development Fund, the horse racing industry in that state has on

Assiniboia VLT Impasse Looming

January 31, 2014:

It has been reported that the 140 video lottery terminals which are currently in operation at Assiniboia Downs in Manitoba could go ‘dark’ effective Monday, February on

Second-Guessing Instant Racing

January 30, 2014:

It has been reported that legislators in Idaho are having second thoughts about Instant Racing after having passed a bill permitting them last on

Illinois ADW Bill Signed Into Law

January 30, 2014:

On Wednesday, January 30, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a crucial Advance Deposit Wagering bill into law, thus averting a mass exodus from the state’s horse racing on

ADW Bill Passes, Awaits Gov.’s Signature

January 29, 2014:

Illinois Harness Horseman’s Association President Dave McCaffrey has announced that on Wednesday, January 29, the Advance Deposit Wagering bill which is crucial in averting a crisis in the state’s racing industry was passed by both the Senate and the on

Proposed Bill Threatening PA Racing

January 29, 2014:

According to an article out of Pennsylvania, State Representative Todd Stephens has proposed legislation which would see $250 million redirected from the state’s Horse Racing Development Fund to school districts that currently receive less than average state on

ADW Discussions Ongoing In Illinois

January 29, 2014:

Balmoral and Maywood Park General Manager Michael Belmonte has been cited as saying that racing officials in Illinois are currently in discussion with members of the General Assembly in hope of extending the Jan. 31 Advance Deposit Wagering on

IL Gov. Quinn Supports ADW Extension

January 28, 2014:

Time is quickly ticking away in regard to the Advance Deposit Wagering saga in Illinois. With a racing crisis looming, a spokesman for Governor Pat Quinn has issued a positive statement in regard to the on

Illinois Deadline To Be Extended?

January 27, 2014:

The Illinois horse racing industry is holding its collective breath that legislators will deal with the Advance Deposit Wagering impasse before the law expires on January 31. Although, according to a report, there is some optimism that the issue could be dealt with in early on

Dancer’s NJ Racing Bill Signed Into Law

January 23, 2014:

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer (R-Ocean, Burlington, Middlesex and Monmouth) that allows permitholders (racetrack operators) to enter into agreements with their respective horsemen associations, such as the Standardbred Breeders’ and Owners Association for harness racing and with the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, was signed into law by Gov. Christie on Tuesday, January on

IHHA: ADW Bill Must Be Addressed

January 20, 2014:

Illinois Harness Horseman’s Association President Dave McCaffrey has issued a press statement in which he has said that it is imperative that Illinois legislators take time to pass an Advance Deposit Wagering bill so the Illinois Racing Board can continue to regulate horse racing in the on

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