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Ford On Hiawatha Slots Return

November 3, 2018:

Not only did Ontario Premier Doug Ford make good on his pre-election promise to bring slots back to racetracks that had them removed by the previous government, he's gone on record to state that his party will be in attendance to cut the ribbon when slots return to one Ontario racetrack....read on

Florida Decoupling Bill Moves Forward

April 3, 2017:

On Thursday, March 30 in Florida, decoupling legislation Senate Bill 8 was advanced via a vote of 32-6. The bill would allow slot machines to be introduced to existing pari-mutuel locations, and would also allow some locations to continue to offer slots gaming while dropping its pari-mutuel offerings....read on

Positive Comments From Plainridge

April 2, 2017:

Plainridge Park Casino Director of Racing Steve O’Toole has shared some of the positive news that has come from the track since it introduced slot-machine gaming into the fold....read on

Gaming Bill Advances In Illinois

March 2, 2017:

The Illinois Senate on Tuesday advanced SB7, the much-anticipated big gaming bill, which would allow slots at the racetracks....read on

New Tioga Casino Opens Friday

November 30, 2016:

After a gaming license pursuit that has spanned more than three years, Tioga Downs has announced it will officially open the new casino to the public on Friday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m....read on

Solid Handle For Red Mile Machines

November 2, 2016:

Last month (October), wagering on the historical horse racing machines at the Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky was up 51 per cent compared to the same month as last year....read on

New Video Lottery Terminal Push In NJ

October 17, 2016:

New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph Caputo has said that he plans to amend two pieces of legislation to authorize video lottery terminals at state racetracks....read on

Tioga Secures Gaming Licence

August 30, 2016:

On Tuesday, August 30, the New York State Gaming Commission unanimously approved a commercial gaming licence for Tioga Downs Casino, Racing and Entertainment in the Town of Nichols....read on

Tioga Opens New Gaming Area

August 12, 2016:

Visitors to Tioga Downs this week will have a chance to experience the first finished section of the major renovation underway at the entertainment complex. Part of the new gaming area is now complete. More than 250 video lottery terminals have been set up in the area so guests can begin to enjoy the expanded casino....read on

MA Allots More Funds For S-Bred Racing

June 23, 2016:

It has been reported this week that changes in the way Massachusetts distributes revenue it rakes in via slot machine taxes will provide a financial boost to the state’s harness racing industry....read on

Casino Gaming Impact On Purses

April 20, 2016:

Slot machine gaming in Pennsylvania generated $246 million to support the state’s horse racing industry, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s annual Racetrack Casino Benchmark Report....read on

Casino Relocation Hits Queen's Park

April 13, 2016:

Today during Question Period, Ontario MPP Laurie Scott asked the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal why, in her opinion, the Liberal government "is no longer committed to the sustainability of the horse racing industry at Kawartha Downs."...read on

Slots Leaving Kawartha Downs?

April 13, 2016:

A release issued on Tuesday indicates that Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough. If successful, it would mean the relocation of the current slot machine facility located at Kawartha Downs....read on

Groundbreaking For Belleville Casino

April 5, 2016:

Details regarding a groundbreaking ceremony for the new casino in Belleville, Ont. have been announced....read on

Western Fair Redesign Ideas Pitched

March 30, 2016:

Have you ever looked at an existing racetrack complex and imagined what it could be like if you had the ability to redesign it? For example, maybe pop a hotel up over here, or erect a parking garage there, etc. Such ideas have recently been thrown around regarding The Raceway at Western Fair District, and an official has said, “I wouldn’t be surprised if we implemented a good number of them.”...read on


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