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A Hope For NYC OTB?

February 22, 2011:

New York Racing Association CEO Charles Hayward has been quoted as saying that the future looks brighter with the bankrupt New York City Off-Track Betting out of the way. Although, if State Senators have their way, NYC OTB may not be dead and gone...read on

Dan Silver Speaks At Joe Hirsch Forum

February 17, 2011:

Deconstructing the New York City Off-Track Betting closure, Race Track Industry Program alumni Dan Silver met with students during the Joe Hirsch Forum to...read on

Union Wants Money From NYC OTB

January 20, 2011:

New York City Off-Track Betting has been dead for a month, but the union representing its former employees is very much alive. Its lawyers moved yesterday to legally block...read on

Stooper Leonardo Adjusts

December 13, 2010:

It was one year ago when The New York Times profiled Jesus Leonardo, a professional New York City Off-Track Betting 'stooper' that makes more than $45,000 a year cashing discarded tickets. Now with NYC OTB shut down, Leonardo has re-organized his operation...read on

NYC OTB's Loss Bookies' Gain?

December 13, 2010:

New York City Off-Track Betting Board Member David Cornstein has said that he fears those looking to place a wager on horse racing will now look toward illegal bookies now that NYC OTB is finished...read on

Gural Retorts To Joint Statement Regarding New York City Off-Track Betting

December 9, 2010:

On Thursday, December 9, American Racing and Entertainment Chairman Jeff Gural, whose company owns Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs, issued a statement in response to a joint letter which was previously released by harness racing industry stakeholder groups in...read on

NYC OTB Closes

December 3, 2010:

The cavalry didn’t quite make it over the hill this time, and New York City OTB closed down today, just as the slow-riding New York Senate said it would return to special session Tuesday to continue “considering” the OTB’s reorganization...read on

Gural Concerned About Faraldo's Position

October 25, 2010:

Jeff Gural, chairman of American Racing and Entertainment LLC, which owns and operates both Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs in New York State, has penned an open letter in response to Standardbred Owners Association of New York President Joe Faraldo's letter...read on

Faraldo Sounds Off On Restructuring Plan

October 15, 2010:

On Thursday, October 14, Standardbred Owners Association of New York President Joe Faraldo released an open letter speaking out against a proposed restructuring plan which has been proposed by New York City Off-Track Betting...read on

Willmot Sounds Off

May 31, 2010:

Stakes action took centre stage this past weekend in the harness racing world, but what seemingly flew under the radar was an article by The Globe And Mail in which outgoing Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO David Willmot sounded off on a variety of topics...read on

Firings And Raises At NYCOTB

April 27, 2010:

The Chief-Leader, a weekly civil service newsletter, catches up with an interesting anachronism today....read on

NY Groups Call For Frucher Resignation

April 20, 2010:

According to a report, a pair of thoroughbred organizations in the state of New York yesterday called for New York City Off-Track Betting Chairman Meyer 'Sandy' Frucher...read on

NYCOTB Bailout Falls Apart

April 15, 2010:

It has been reported that the effort to save New York City Off-Track Betting fell apart yesterday due to disagreements regarding severance packages and regional...read on

Report: NYCOTB Bailout Would Hurt Tracks

April 13, 2010:

According to a report, Empire Resorts executives have said that a proposed bailout plan for the bankrupt New York City Off-Track Betting would lead to layoffs at...read on

Week Reprieve For NYCOTB

April 12, 2010:

New York City Off-Track Betting, scheduled to close yesterday, was given a week’s fresh lease on life...read on


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