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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

Sportsbooks To Canadian Racetracks?

November 3, 2011:

The legalization of sports wagering is currently a front-line topic in the New Jersey horse racing industry. During a November 8 referendum, residents will weigh in on the issue which could eventually help solve horse racing's purse issues in the Garden State...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

ORC Track Rules Circulated For Comment

October 14, 2011:

As part of the Racetrack Licensing Process, racetrack operators are required to submit Track Rules...read on

Trois-Rivières To Be Seized, Auctioned?

October 13, 2011:

The City of Trois-Rivières has issued an ultimatum to Senator Paul Massicotte in regard to his now-defunct raceway, Sulky Trois-Rivières...read on

Plans Released For New Racino

October 12, 2011:

Site plans for a $140 million proposed new racetrack, casino and hotel, minutes from the Ontario/New York border and just 15 kilometers from Ontario's Highway 401, have been released...read on

Politicians, Public To Support NJ Racing?

October 12, 2011:

What does the future hold for the acres which make up Perretti Farms? Are more politicians agreeing that New Jersey's horse racing industry has to be supported? Will positive poll results lead to public support for sports wagering in the state?...read on

Arbitration Needed For Simo Dispute

October 3, 2011:

According to a report, arbitration is going to be needed to settle the ongoing thoroughbred simulcasting dispute between the Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National...read on

NJ Gaming Pushes For Referendum

September 27, 2011:

It was a rare site Monday, September 26 in Trenton, New Jersey when representatives of both the state's casino and horse racing industry were on the same page...read on

Update On Sandown Re-zoning

September 19, 2011:

According to a report, the proposed deal which would see the grounds of the now-defunct Sandown Park re-zoned for commercial and agricultural use is awaiting a vote by the Agricultural Land Commission...read on

Push For KY Constitutional Amendment

September 14, 2011:

It has been reported that a bill was pre-filed last week in Kentucky which would allow voters to decide whether the state's constitution should be amended in order to expand legalized gaming, including the implementation of slot machines at racetracks...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

HK$7-Billion Racetrack Investment

September 12, 2011:

Reinvesting monies back into raceways has proved positive in the past. For example, the millions the Woodbine Entertainment Group pumped back into Mohawk Racetrack has helped the Campbellville, Ont. oval maintain its status of being one of the most picturesque tracks in North America. Now, a racing organization has announced a HK$7-billion plan (CAD$887-million) to transform its racetracks...read on

Bizarre Racetrack Robbery Attempt

September 7, 2011:

The Tony Scott-directed Hollywood blockbuster Beverly Hills Cop II contains a highly stylized scene depicting the robbery of a money room at a racetrack. What happened at Turf Paradise in Arizona on Sunday, Sept. 4 was well removed from the film starring Eddie Murphy...read on

Man Goes Through Windshield On Track

July 4, 2011:

It has been reported that during the early-morning hours of Saturday, July 2, a man was hit by a Buick while on a racetrack and went through the windshield of...read on


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