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Hamilton Council Backs Flamboro

February 14, 2013:

On Thursday, February 14, Hamilton City Council voted unanimously that any new casino development should go to the Flamboro Downs location. But there's a catch....read on

Clark: Put It In Writing

February 13, 2013:

Amid new revelations of inconsistent statements regarding steps in the process of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan, Hamilton Councillor Brad Clark has stated...read on

Councillor Calls On Horsepeople For Strong Presence

February 12, 2013:

On Monday, February 11, days before Hamilton councillors Sam Merulla and Judi Partridge introduce pro-Flamboro motions for a Flamboro Downs-related casino expansion, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. President and CEO Rod Phillips was in town to discuss the hot-button casino matter....read on

Big Step For Online Poker In NJ

February 8, 2013:

On Thursday, February 8 in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed an anticipated piece of online gaming legislation. Although the news sounds like Gov. Christie is against the measure, his veto came so the bill can be tweaked in order to pass in the State Senate in March....read on

NJ Court Upholds Gov. Christie's Veto

December 7, 2012:

It has been reported that a New Jersey court has upheld Governor Chris Christie's veto of a 2011 push by the New Jersey State Racing Commission to get $15 million in purse subsidies dispersed to the state racing industry....read on

IHHA On Lack Of Action On Bill

December 1, 2011:

Earlier this week, the Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association reacted to the lack of action taken on a gaming expansion bill. The legislature's veto session ended Tuesday, November 29 with no movement on the initiative...read on

On The New Jersey Front

September 6, 2011:

Three different news stories from the New Jersey horse racing industry reared their figurative heads over the course of the long weekend. One involves Freehold Raceway, while the others are in regard to a legal challenge and a lease dispute on the thoroughbred side of things...read on

Intrastate Gaming Bill Reintroduced

August 25, 2011:

It has been reported that New Jersey Senator Ray Lesniak reintroduced his amended intrastate online gaming bill on Thursday, August 25...read on

Lesniak: NJ Racing Being Cut Out Of Bill

July 26, 2011:

When the push was on to save horse racing in the state of New Jersey, there was hypothetical talk of the proceeds from the expansion of legalized, intra-state gambling being diverted in some way to help the state's horse racing industry. It looks like Governor Chris Christie and Senator Ray Lesniak have slammed the door on that idea...read on

Christie Vetoes NJ Purse Subsidy

July 4, 2011:

On Friday, July 1, calling it a 'haphazard allocation that defies reason or logic,' New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed the minutes of the June 29, 2011 meeting of the New Jersey Racing Commission for its approval of $15 million in subsidies to augment horse racing purses...read on

Governor Quinn On Illinois Gaming Bill

June 2, 2011:

The salvation of slots-infused purses in the state of Illinois is now in the hands of one man, Governor Pat Quinn. He has remained silent on the House and Senate-passed Bill 744 which will see state racetracks be turned into racinos, until now...read on

Gov. Christie Vetoes Online Gambling Bill

March 3, 2011:

It has been reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today vetoed a bill which would have seen the legalization of intra-state online gambling...read on

Christie To Set Online Gaming Precedent?

March 2, 2011:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has until Thursday, March 3 to either veto or sign legislation which would make it legal for in-state casino operators to run online gaming websites for residents of the state -- also known as 'intra-state gambing.' All reports indicate that he is holding his cards close to his chest...read on

NJ Gov. Christie Vetoes Racing Bill

February 22, 2011:

On Friday, February 18, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed Bill S2394/A3531, which would have seen monies received from the sales tax on horse transactions redistributed back into the horse racing industry...read on

Gov. Christie Vetoes OTW Bill; NJSEA Looking To Unload Monmouth

February 1, 2011:

On Monday, January 31, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a pair of bills into law which have made Exchange Wagering legal in the state. He also conditionally vetoed a bill regarding off-track wagering facilities...read on


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