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KY ‘Instant Racing’ Case Takes Another Turn

February 2, 2011:

The latest twist in Kentucky’s Instant Racing saga has seen the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, the state’s racetracks and the Department of Revenue file a motion to have the highest court in the state hear an appeal into the legality of the controversial machines...read on

'Racino Now, ' Dick Day Trumpet Minnesota Gaming Expansion To The Masses

January 25, 2011:

It is expected that several bills authorizing state-regulated racinos will be introduced in the coming weeks in the Minnesota Legislature, and 'Racino Now,' led by former state Senator Dick Day, is making its push to the public...read on

High Level Hypocrisy

January 21, 2011:

The editorial board of the powerful Chicago Tribune held a two-hour interview with the city’s four mayoral candidates this week, fawning over their enlightened intelligence. ...read on

Track Sales, Proposals In Ohio

January 17, 2011:

Reports out of Ohio indicate that developers have unveiled plans for a racino/resort in Youngstown, and that the Ohio State Racing Commission has approved Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.'s acquisition of River Downs...read on

Lang Explains Not Submitting ILL. Gaming Bill

January 17, 2011:

Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association President Dave McCaffrey sounded off last week after the Illinois House didn't call for a vote on the gaming expansion bill to install slot machines at the state's racetracks. Now, House sponsor Representative Lou Lang has commented on not submitting the legislation...read on

Illinois Gaming Bill Advances

January 6, 2011:

According to a report, on Wednesday, January 5 an Illinois House Executive Committee approved gaming expansion bill SB737 by a vote of 8-3. The legislation, if enacted, could bring expanded gaming to racetracks in the state...read on

Push For New Delaware Racino Back On

December 29, 2010:

According to a report, Delaware House Majority Leader Pete Schwartzkopf has announced that he plans on re-filing an amended version of a bill which could lead to a...read on

Evans Offers Harsh Reality And Optimism

December 20, 2010:

During the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program Symposium held earlier this month, Robert Evans, the president of Churchill Downs Inc., gave the keynote address during which he listed many reasons for optimism in regard to the future of the horse racing industry...read on

DeLeo Talks Mass. Slots, Softly

December 15, 2010:

Robert DeLeo, speaker of the House in Massachusetts, has outlined his agenda for 2011, and has toned down his fiery quest for track slots that failed at the end of this year’s last legislative sessi...read on

Decision On KY 'Instant Racing' Soon

December 15, 2010:

In Kentucky, Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas D. Wingate has said that he will announce his decision on the legality of 'instant racing' gaming machines in the state before...read on

Bills To Boost Racing Approved In NJ

December 13, 2010:

An Assembly Democratic legislative package to enhance New Jersey's casino gaming and horse racing industries by - among other things - moving to sports gaming at casinos and racetracks, allowing Internet wagering by out-of-state residents on horse racing and...read on

'The Donald' Chimes In On NJ Gaming

August 9, 2010:

To say that New Jersey's casino and racetrack interests are at odds could be the understatement of the year thus far. Although, one of the few things that the two camps do agree on is that legalized sports wagering in the state would solve a lot of financial problems -- just ask Donald Trump...read on

Alberta Notes On UHA, Handle Rise

April 20, 2010:

Max Gibb, the CEO of the United Horsemen of Alberta, has now given a new timeline for when he hopes his group will be debt free and closer to re-starting construction...read on

Update From UHA

March 24, 2010:

A few weeks ago, the United Horsemen of Alberta updated its members in regard to the status of its...read on

Poll: NJ Residents Support Track Gaming Expansion

March 23, 2010:

A poll of 801 randomly-selected New Jersey residents has found that 56 per cent those polled are in favour of legalized, expanding gaming options at state racetracks, while only 36 per cent of those polled are opposed to the measure...read on


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