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IL Horsepeople Against Fantasy Sports

May 2, 2016:

On Monday, May 2, the Illinois Harness Horseman’s Association decried legislation that would legalize fantasy sports gambling. The group’s announcement also states that, at the same time, lawmakers have failed to support the horse racing industry, which employs 14,000 people....read on

Hope For Gaming Expansion In Illinois

March 24, 2015:

According to a report, Illinois Horseman's Benevolent and Protective Association Executive Director Lonny Brooks believes that Governor Bruce Rauner will pass a gaming expansion bill if it is to reach his desk....read on

Memorable Pat Quinn Photo Surfaces

November 25, 2014:

The hockey world is mourning the loss of coaching icon Pat Quinn, who passed away Sunday, November 23 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Many images of the big Irishman have surfaced since news of Quinn’s passing broke, but there is one that is of special interest to those that follow Standardbred racing....read 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 Park....read 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 industry....read 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 House....read 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 deadline....read 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 situation....read on

IL Racino Bill Passes Senate

May 2, 2013:

On Wednesday, May 1, the Illinois Senate voted 32-20 in favour of a bill, which would allow video lottery terminals to be installed an operated at state racetracks....read on

Illinois House Approves Gaming Bill

May 24, 2012:

On Wednesday, May 24, the Illinois House passed an expanded gambling bill which would see slot-machine gaming come to state racetracks...read on

Money To Be Directed To Illinois Tracks?

November 23, 2011:

A pair of recent articles in regard to the chess match which is the gaming expansion issue in the state of Illinois has reiterated Governor Pat Quinn's unwillingness to concede to what he perceives as a over-the-top expansion proposal. Although, a Quinn aid has gone on the record as saying that a compromise could be coming in the future...read on

Lukewarm Reception For Gaming Bill

November 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, November 9, a scaled-back expanded gaming bill, Senate Bill 1849, introduced by Representative Lou Lang, failed to pass the Illinois House...read on

Still Hope For Racinos In Illinois

October 27, 2011:

According to a report, a political standoff between Illinois Senate President John Cullerton and Governor Pat Quinn could very well see racino gaming become a reality if the state wishes for any type of gaming expansion...read on

Quinn Breaks Silence On Gaming Expansion

October 17, 2011:

Members of both the Illinois racing community and the state senate have been waiting quite a while for Governor Pat Quinn to officially comment on the expanded gaming bill for the state. Quinn broke his silence on Monday, October 17, and those in the horse racing industry probably didn't want to hear what he had to say...read on

Amendment To Ill. Racino Bill Coming?

September 12, 2011:

According to Representative Lou Lang, if Illinois Governor Pat Quinn does not outline his issues with the hot-button gaming expansion bill that he has been presented with, legislators may be soon present him with their version of a 'clean-up' bill, which could see many elements changed...read on


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