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Good Dec. For U.S. T-Bred Wagering

January 5, 2012:

Equibase has released the U.S. thoroughbred wagering numbers from December 2011. Those numbers have revealed that wagering for the month was up from the same time in 2010. The positive wagering number marks the first year-over-year increase since November of 2009...read on

Memo Could Open Gaming Floodgate

January 3, 2012:

In an announcement which received relatively little fanfare given its magnitude, the United States Department of Justice announced over the holiday season via memo that it has updated its official opinion in regard to the legality of different forms of online wagering...read on

Daruty: Monarch/WEG Issue Resolved

December 1, 2011:

Monarch Content Management President Scott Daruty has gone on the record as saying that Monarch and the Woodbine Entertainment Group have reached an agreement in regard to the simulcasting dispute which could have seen Canadian wagering on races from Gulfstream Park and Tampa Bay Downs disrupted as soon as this weekend...read on

T-Bred Signal Impasse Looming

December 1, 2011:

According to a report, the Woodbine Entertainment Group and Monarch Content Management have yet to reach a deal in regard to the rates WEG will have to pay on some select U.S. simulcast signals. As a result, Canadian handicappers may be shut out of wagering on races from Gulfstream Park and Tampa Bay Downs when their live meets open this Saturday...read on

NJ Pols Press On For Big M Slots

November 10, 2011:

Even though the residents of New Jersey threw their support behind the expanded gambling this week, which would ultimately result in subsidized purses for horse racing in the Garden State, that has not muffled the cry for the implementation of slot machines at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

NJ Residents Support Expanded Gaming

November 9, 2011:

Residents of New Jersey were asked yesterday via referendum how they felt about the legalization of sports wagering at the state's casinos and racetracks. And, to the pleasure of the New Jersey casino and horse racing industry, they let their feelings be known...read on

PETA Proposes Mandatory Retirement Charges

May 4, 2011:

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has announced a proposed plan which would require a mandatory $360 retirement fee with every foal registration, a $360 fee for every transfer of ownersh...read on

Indianapolis Downs, LLC Declares Chapter 11

April 7, 2011:

Indianapolis Downs, LLC, which operates the Indiana Live! casino and Indiana Downs, today announced it and a related entity have filed voluntary petitions in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code...read on

Gamblers Can Write Off Expenses

March 16, 2011:

According to a January, 2011 ruling by the United States Tax Court, professional gamblers' expenses to reach a casino or racetrack, and other expenses associated with the activity of gambling, can be written off...read on

Judge: Adamo, Gill Can Sue PHRC

March 15, 2011:

According to a report, a federal judge in the United States has ruled that thoroughbred horse owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo can sue racing commissioners in Pennsylvania in regard to having been banned from running their horses at Penn National Race Course...read on

Important Lewiston/Niagara Falls Border Info

March 2, 2011:

On March 1, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that United States Customs will not allow any animal shipments to enter the U.S. without appointment with the port veterinarian at Lewiston/Niagara Falls, New York port of entry for vet inspection...read on

U.S. Rejects NYS Indian Casino Plan

February 18, 2011:

It has been reported that the United States Department of Interior today rejected the deal which would have seen the Wisconsin-based Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe erect a casino in New York’s Catskills...read on

Purse Hike For WEG Standardbreds

February 14, 2011:

On Monday, February 14, the Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Central Ontario Standardbred Association announced that effective Thursday, February 17, standardbred purses at Woodbine Racetrack and Mohawk Racetrack will be raised...read on

Jan. T-Bred Betting Figures In The U.S. Down

February 7, 2011:

According to numbers released by Equibase, wagering on thoroughbred racing in the United States in January was down 9.71 per cent from the same month in 2010...read on

Inter-State Racing Compact Coming To U.S.?

January 10, 2011:

According to a report, a proposed inter-state racing compact in the United States has been in the works for more than a year, and if at least six states get on board the plan could become reality...read on


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