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NJ Files Supreme Court Appeal

February 19, 2014:

It has been reported that the State of New Jersey has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to get the federal ban on legalized sports wagering overturned....read on

Facebook Racing Wagering To Debut

July 11, 2013:

It has been reported that the option of wagering on horse racing via social media giant Facebook could be rolled out in the coming days....read on

Another Call To Pass Bill C-290

June 20, 2013:

Canadian Gaming Association CEO Bill Rutsey has issued comments regarding the Canadian Senate's alleged stalling of MP Joe Comartin's Bill C-290, which calls for the legalization of single-event sports wagering in the country....read on

More Support For Bill C-290

May 1, 2013:

It has been reported that at least four chambers of commerce across the nation are calling on Canadian Senators to approve Bill C-290, the piece of legislation which would amend the criminal code and make single-event wagering on professional sports legal in the country....read on

Update On Sports Betting Bill

April 10, 2013:

One month ago, Premier Kathleen Wynne pledged that horse racing and the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. would once again partner and that racing would have access to new revenue streams. Is single-event sports betting with sportsbooks located at racetracks a possibility?...read on

Reactions To Wynne's Gaming Announcement

March 8, 2013:

After Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne promised on Friday, March 8 to incorporate Ontario horse racing into the province's gaming modernization plans, a trio of provincial racing groups and Essex MPP Taras Natyshak issued releases to address Friday's announcement....read on

More Track Deals Announced; Wynne Promises To Incorporate Horse Racing Into OLG Modernization

March 8, 2013:

Ontario's horse racing industry waited with bated breath on Friday, March 8 for Premier Kathleen Wynne to make her much-anticipated announcement regarding the future of racing in the province....read on

US DOJ To Intervene In NJ Gaming Spat

January 22, 2013:

It has been reported that the United States Department of Justice has declared that it will intervene in the lawsuit brought against the State of New Jersey by major North American sporting leagues regarding the state's push to get legalized sports wagering up and running in the state....read on

Gural Defends NJ On Sports Wagering

December 27, 2012:

Meadowlands Racetrack operator Jeff Gural has defended the State of New Jersey in a recent Fox News interview. Gural's interview has come after U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp opted to not dismiss the major United States sports leagues' lawsuit that claims that the implementation of legalized sports wagering in New Jersey would undermine the perception of the integrity of the matches....read on

Senate To Debate Sports Betting

November 27, 2012:

On Tuesday Canada's Senate will begin to debate Bill C-290, which could pave the way to legalize single-game sports betting....read on

NJTHA Prepare For Sports Betting Battle

November 22, 2012:

Intent on a showdown with the National Football League over a push for legalized sports wagering in the state, the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has made a declaration in court that it will be digging in its heels over the issue....read on

Godfrey Wants Sportsbooks At Casinos

November 1, 2012:

One of the glimmers of hope Ontario horse racing took away from the OMAFRA Panel's report on the industry's transition from the slots-at-racetracks program earlier this week was the recommended option of the province introducing sports books/single-game sports wagering at racetracks. According to Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. Chairman Paul Godfrey, he has different thoughts on the matter....read on

Runciman Wants To Hear From You

October 25, 2012:

"I think there's widespread concern across the province, not just with the racing element, but with the government's so-called modernization program....read on

Perkins To OLG: Leave Slots At Racetracks, Add Sports Betting

October 15, 2012:

"Can anyone imagine a city that trades [the Pattison International], plus the Queen’s Plate and Maple Leaf Trot and North America Cup and many more sporting fixtures, for a handful of bingos and a casino?"...read on

Live Sports Betting At Fraser Downs?

September 17, 2012:

It has been reported that on Tuesday, September 11 at the Cloverdale and District Chamber of Commerce's luncheon, Jim Lightbody, the BC Lottery Corporation's VP of casino and community gaming, told the crowd that the BCLC has a 'commitment' to bringing live sports betting to Fraser Downs....read on


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