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Sports Betting Bill Introduced

February 26, 2020:

A bill to legalize single-event sports betting in Canada has been introduced in the House of Commons....read on

Lawson’s Single-Event Sports Wagering Call

January 27, 2020:

"Our mindset is not to think of this as a windfall for us. This is a way to do the right thing, which is let an industry participate in a way that will sustain jobs and keep the money in Canada to support the local economies."...read on

‘Big M’ Online/Mobile Betting Partnership

February 7, 2019:

Fresh off a robust pro football championship betting weekend, CG Technology, L.P. and New Meadowlands Racetrack LLC announced today that CG Technology – through its affiliate CG Technology NJ, LLC – will offer online and mobile sports betting in New Jersey in a partnership with Meadowlands Racetrack starting in 2019....read on

Lawson: Woodbine Should Play A Role In Sports Wagering

January 7, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson recently took some time to discuss all things Woodbine, including how Canada’s racing leader could, and should, hit the ground running in regard to legalized sports wagering....read on

Freehold Raceway Weighing Its Options

December 10, 2018:

Sports betting is up and running at the Meadowlands Racetrack and Monmouth Park, and it now appears as though Freehold Raceway is ready to join the action....read on

Ford On Sports Wagering Revenue

July 16, 2018:

Mark Ford, the president of the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey, has issued a brief statement in regard to sports wagering revenue that is generated at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Meadowlands Sportsbook Opening Sat.

July 12, 2018:

On Thursday (July 12), FanDuel Group, a leader in fantasy sports, online gaming, and television content, announced the grand opening of the first-ever FanDuel Sportsbook located at the New Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Sports Betting Rules To Be Discussed

July 5, 2018:

In the aftermath of the US Supreme Court ruling which clears the way for states to authorize and regulate wagering on sports other than horse racing, the ARCI has announced that it will consider expanding its portfolio beyond wagering on pari-mutuel horse and greyhound contests to those involving human athletes and teams....read on

Betfair, Meadowlands, Tioga Reach Sports Betting Deal

June 7, 2018:

Betfair US announced today (Thursday, June 7) that it has reached long-term agreements for retail and online/mobile sports betting with the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey and Tioga Downs in New York....read on

Gural To Discuss Sports Wagering

May 15, 2018:

This Friday evening (May 18), Meadowlands Racetrack Chairman Jeff Gural will discuss what lies ahead for Garden State bettors as the ‘Big M’ prepares to take action on professional and college sports in the coming weeks....read on

Top Court Reverses Sports Betting Ban

May 14, 2018:

On Monday (May 14), the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1992 federal law which had prohibited the majority of states from offering sports betting. Via the ruling, states have been given clear sailing from the top court to legalize sports wagering if they so please....read on

OLG Launches RFP For Sports Betting Service Provider

November 21, 2017:

On Monday (November 20), the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation released a Request for Proposals to select a service provider to enhance and expand sports betting in Ontario....read on

Lawson On Partnering With OLG

April 16, 2017:

“We just have to work with OLG and the regulator to make sure these new products are ones that are thought through, and we’re working on them. I mentioned parlay betting and also lottery-style products on horse racing, those types of things, I think those are coming.‎"...read on

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

Opposition To Sports Wagering Bill

April 20, 2016:

Federal Liberals have stated that they will vote against Bill C-221, a piece of single-event sports wagering legislation that received second reading on Tuesday (April 19)....read on


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