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First Legal US Online Poker Hand 'Dealt'

April 30, 2013:

On Tuesday, April 30, the first legal, regulated hand of online poker was virtually dealt in the United States....read on

NJ Sports Wagering One Step Closer

January 18, 2012:

On Tuesday, January 17, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation which will pave the way for legalized sports wagering in New Jersey. In order to make expanded gaming a reality in NJ, the state will have to challenge the federal ban which only allows sports gambling in Nevada, Delaware, Oregon and Montana...read on

Trading Of Baymount Inc. Halted

December 18, 2011:

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has halted the trading of Baymount Inc. (BYM) at the request of the company pending news...read on

NJ Gaming Expansion Discussed

November 16, 2011:

“Sports betting, while beneficial to the state, is another Band Aid for racing…” Perretti Farms Marketing Director Bob Marks has been quoted as saying. “Racing must get introspective and examine its product to determine its viability to the general public…Sports betting probably won’t happen for the next few years, given the hurdles involved.”...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

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

Casino-Backed U.S. Bill To Aid Horse Racing?

December 7, 2010:

United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s latest draft of a bill to legalize online poker is being circulated Tuesday, December 7. According to a report, the bill is backed by Nevada casino interests and would be advantageous to the horse racing industry as well...read on

In NJ, Dorfman Calls A Spade A Spade

November 24, 2010:

Sid Dorfman's journalistic career in New Jersey has spanned more than three-quarters of a century. On Tuesday, November 23, Dorfman, who is respected by many, wrote an opinion piece on the dire horse racing situation in the state of New Jersey. His words cut to the bone of the issue: horseplayers are becoming extinct, but the state...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


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