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Proactive Santa Anita Grabs Opportunity

January 4, 2012:

In an effort to take advantage of the upcoming season of HBO's new horse-racing drama, 'Luck,' Santa Anita Park is proactively making moves to groom potential new customers...read on

KY Bill: Ask Residents For Expanded Gaming

December 20, 2011:

It has been reported that a bill was pre-filed in Kentucky on Friday, December 16 which would ask local voter approval for racetracks to expand to racinos...read on

NJ Racetrack Slots Bills Submitted

December 7, 2011:

Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced two pieces of legislation which would allow New Jersey racetracks to include slot machines as part of their operation...read on

Onondaga Legislature Behind Wilmot

December 7, 2011:

On Tuesday, December 6, the Onondaga County Legislature in New York State voted 11-8 in favour of a non-binding approval for prospective racino developer Paul Wilmot to seek the state's eighth and final harness racing licence...read on

KY Expanded Gaming To Be A 2012 Topic

December 5, 2011:

According to a report, recently re-elected Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is consulting with state lawmakers to determine what the best route is to get expanded gaming moving forward during the 2012 General Assembly. He has also been cited as saying that he is looking to have racetracks receive benefits of the expansion, at least in some form...read on

ORP Reps To Visit Tracks

December 2, 2011:

In an effort to continue its dialogue with members of the racing community, members of the Ontario Racing Program’s Implementation and Monitoring Group will be travelling to tracks over the next weeks and months...read on

NJ Gaming Licensing Passes Subcommittee

December 2, 2011:

On Thursday, December 1, the New Jersey Senate Government and Wagering Committee voted 4-1 in favour of allowing state racetracks and casinos to apply for licenses to be the platform for on-site sports wagering and also take internet and telephone wagers on sports betting...read on

Money To Be Directed To Illinois Tracks?

November 23, 2011:

A pair of recent articles in regard to the chess match which is the gaming expansion issue in the state of Illinois has reiterated Governor Pat Quinn's unwillingness to concede to what he perceives as a over-the-top expansion proposal. Although, a Quinn aid has gone on the record as saying that a compromise could be coming in the future...read on

NYS OTWs Want Payment Adjustment

November 14, 2011:

Citing the fact that many races are contested in the afternoons, five of the off-track wagering organizations which operate in New York State have indicated that they want an adjustment to the payments they are forced to make to NY harness tracks...read on

Illinois Bill Finds New Life

May 30, 2011:

On Friday, May 27 a bill which will see racetracks in Illinois transform into racinos cleared a House Committee. The bill had been voted down and thought to be dead just...read on

Gural To Meet With NJ Officials Friday

April 28, 2011:

On Thursday afternoon, prospective Meadowlands Racetrack operator Jeff Gural issued a very concise press release informing the harness racing industry that he will be meeting with New Jersey officials on Friday...read on

Gural Explains T-Bred Simo. Revenue Desires

April 28, 2011:

It has been reported over the course of the past few days that the thoroughbred horsepeople in the state of New Jersey want a bigger cut of simulcasting revenues from the Meadowlands Racetrack. Jeff Gural has now gone on the record and explained some of the specifics of the issue...read on

Maryland Subsidy Bill Passes, With Strings

April 12, 2011:

Late on Monday, April 11, legislators in Maryland gave the green light for millions in state capital to be directed to racetracks...read on

Christie Signs Race-Date Reduction Bill

April 11, 2011:

It has been reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today signed bills which could see the number of live race dates for Freehold Raceway and Meadowlands Racetrack reduced and the ability to place advance wagers on simulcasted races expanded...read on

Pimlico, Laurel Lost Combined $20M In 2010

April 4, 2011:

On Friday, April 1, state regulators in Maryland released Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park's combined loses in 2010, and the numbers were not pretty whatsoever...read on


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