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Referendum Call In QP Statement

September 12, 2012:

It has been reported that the City of North Bay is planning on voting next week on a staff recommendation which would see North Bay conditionally become a 'willing host community' for a new casino. On Tuesday, September 11 at the provincial legislature at Queen's Park, Nipissing PC MPP Vic Fedeli went on the record with a member's statement calling for community referendums before expanded gaming locations are agreed to by municipal councils....read on

Changes In Bill To Affect NJ Racing?

January 5, 2012:

Both the standardbred and thoroughbred racing industries have been closely watching reports from New Jersey news publications regarding the politics which are currently holding the NJ racing in the balance...read on

Onondaga Legislature Behind Wilmot

December 7, 2011:

On Tuesday, December 6, the Onondaga County Legislature in New York State voted 11-8 in favour of a non-binding approval for prospective racino developer Paul Wilmot to seek the state's eighth and final harness racing licence...read on

IHHA On Lack Of Action On Bill

December 1, 2011:

Earlier this week, the Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association reacted to the lack of action taken on a gaming expansion bill. The legislature's veto session ended Tuesday, November 29 with no movement on the initiative...read on

NJ Pols Press On For Big M Slots

November 10, 2011:

Even though the residents of New Jersey threw their support behind the expanded gambling this week, which would ultimately result in subsidized purses for horse racing in the Garden State, that has not muffled the cry for the implementation of slot machines at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

NJ Residents Support Expanded Gaming

November 9, 2011:

Residents of New Jersey were asked yesterday via referendum how they felt about the legalization of sports wagering at the state's casinos and racetracks. And, to the pleasure of the New Jersey casino and horse racing industry, they let their feelings be known...read on

Road Block For Wilmot Racino Proposal?

November 1, 2011:

Developer Thomas Wilmot, Sr. has hit a snag in regard to the racino he wants to build in New York's Onondaga County...read on

Canterbury To Resume Operations Thursday

July 21, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 20, Canterbury Park announced it will resume Card Casino, simulcast and live racing operations on Thursday, July 21 after a 20-day suspension of its operations due to a budget impasse which triggered a shutdown of state government beginning July 1...read on

Reps. Still Pushing For Minn. Racino

July 18, 2011:

Although a tentative state budget was agreed to in Minnesota this past Friday, Representatives may reject the deal if there are not stipulations for a racino at Canterbury Park for thoroughbreds, according to a report...read on

Progress In Minnesota

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, Minnesota thoroughbred raceway Canterbury Park has said that it is hoping to salvage its racing meet this coming Thursday, after a tentative state budget agreement was reached Friday...read on

Minn. Judge Denies Tracks' Request

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, on Thursday, July 14 a judge in Minnesota denied requests from Running Aces and Canterbury Park to reassess ruling which have caused the raceways to remain closed due to a...read on

"My Horse Needs A Job"

July 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 14, a large crowd of horsepeople, racetrack workers, family members and politicians congregated at Canterbury Park in an effort to get live racing at Minnesota raceways up and running once again...read on

Minn. Horsepeople Compensated

July 13, 2011:

Two full weeks of racing programs have now been cancelled due to the current Minnesota state government shutdown, including the layoff of the Minnesota Racing Commission employees required to conduct racing...read on

Running Aces Appeals To Race

July 7, 2011:

Although Running Aces Harness Park has now been completely shut down for one full week due to a State of Minnesota budget impasse between the Governor and the Legislature, the track has joined thoroughbred counterpart Canterbury Park in a ‘motion for reconsideration’...read on

Canterbury To Suspend Operations?

June 15, 2011:

On Wednesday, June 15, Canterbury Park Holding Corporation reported that it may be forced to suspend substantially all of its operations on July 1, 2011 if the current budget impasse between Minnesota...read on


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