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Loto-Quebec Looks To Racing For Profits

May 20, 2012:

Loto-Quebec, whose underperforming 'ludoplex' gaming parlours at racetracks in Quebec City and Trois-Rivieres helped bring down the Quebec horse racing industry three years ago, apparently has decided there’s a few bucks to be made from horse racing after all...read on

Penn National Reaches Conditional Relocation Agreement

March 17, 2012:

Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced today it has reached an agreement with the State of Ohio that will help pave the way toward the relocation of its two Ohio racetracks and the development of new approximately $200 million racetrack/video lottery terminal facilities...read on

Lebanon Owners Consider New Site

January 1, 2012:

The owners of Lebanon Raceway are considering purchasing state-owned land to build a race track and casino facility just outside of Monroe, Ohio....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

Minn. County Board Endorses Racino Bill

November 22, 2011:

It has been reported that the board of Minnesota's Anoka County today (Tuesday, November 22) voted in favour of endorsing a bill which would see Running Aces Harness Park turned into a full-blown racino...read on

Support Growing For Minnesota Racino

November 21, 2011:

There has been a lot of reluctance within Minnesota's political realm over the past couple of years in regard to the introduction of racinos in the state. Although, according to a report, the tide could be turning...read on

NJ Gaming Expansion Discussed

November 16, 2011:

“Sports betting, while beneficial to the state, is another Band Aid for racing…” Perretti Farms Marketing Director Bob Marks has been quoted as saying. “Racing must get introspective and examine its product to determine its viability to the general public…Sports betting probably won’t happen for the next few years, given the hurdles involved.”...read on

Anti-Gaming Zoning Bill Tabled In MD

November 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, November 15 in Maryland, the Prince George's County Council voted in favour of tabling a bill which would alter zoning laws and thus ban the implementation of expanded gaming in the county, which includes Rosecroft Raceway...read on

Day Exits 'Racino Now'

October 18, 2011:

Former Minnesota Senator Dick Day, the front man for pro-racetrack gaming expansion organization 'Racino Now,' stepped away from the organization earlier this month to pursue another venture....read on

Ohio VLT Application Process Opens

October 18, 2011:

On Monday, October 17, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed an order which officially opened the licensing-application period for gaming operators seeking video lottery terminals in the state...read on

Quinn Breaks Silence On Gaming Expansion

October 17, 2011:

Members of both the Illinois racing community and the state senate have been waiting quite a while for Governor Pat Quinn to officially comment on the expanded gaming bill for the state. Quinn broke his silence on Monday, October 17, and those in the horse racing industry probably didn't want to hear what he had to say...read on

Plans Released For New Racino

October 12, 2011:

Site plans for a $140 million proposed new racetrack, casino and hotel, minutes from the Ontario/New York border and just 15 kilometers from Ontario's Highway 401, have been released...read on

Study: Ohio Could Impact Valley View

September 26, 2011:

According to a study by the Innovation Group, the proposed Valley View Downs racino in western Pennsylvania will be impacted heavily if a racino is also erected in...read on

Amendment To Ill. Racino Bill Coming?

September 12, 2011:

According to Representative Lou Lang, if Illinois Governor Pat Quinn does not outline his issues with the hot-button gaming expansion bill that he has been presented with, legislators may be soon present him with their version of a 'clean-up' bill, which could see many elements changed...read on

Ohio Track Relocation Bill Moves Along

June 23, 2011:

Via an overwhelming 77-16 margin, the Ohio House today voted in favour of a bill which will streamline the process of allowing state racetracks with video lottery terminals to relocate...read on


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