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Woodbine Adding Pick-5 Wager

September 24, 2015:

A new wager, with a 15 per cent takeout, will be introduced when Standardbred racing returns to Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday, October 1....read on

Eight Per Cent Takeout On New Wager

September 11, 2014:

On Thursday, September 11, the Meadowlands Racetrack announced the addition of a new wager to its wagering menu. It is a low-takeout Super High-Five Jackpot which will be offered with a 20-cent minimum on the last race of each racing program....read on

WEG Adds Jackpot Hi 5 Wager

October 4, 2013:

On Friday, October 4, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced the addition of an exciting new wager to its daily betting menu....read on

Saskatchewan To Drop Pari-Mutuel Tax

October 10, 2012:

On Wednesday, October 10, the Province of Saskatchewan announced that, effective March 31, 2013, it will no longer be taking the 10 per cent tax it currently collects on horse-racing wagers....read on

Meadows Introduces ‘50/50 Pick 5’

March 2, 2012:

The Meadows has announced that on Monday, March 5, it will introduce a wager called the '50/50 Pick 5,' a bet designed to increase the size of both jackpots and consolation payouts. It has also announced that it will discontinue its Pick 3 wager...read on

KY Gaming Bill Rejected In Senate

February 23, 2012:

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's bill seeking a constitutional amendment to authorize expanded gaming in the state was shot down in the Senate on Thursday...read on

KY Gaming Bill To Full Senate

February 22, 2012:

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's revised bill seeking a constitutional amendment to authorize expanded gaming in the state made progress on Wednesday...read on

NJ Sports Wagering One Step Closer

January 18, 2012:

On Tuesday, January 17, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation which will pave the way for legalized sports wagering in New Jersey. In order to make expanded gaming a reality in NJ, the state will have to challenge the federal ban which only allows sports gambling in Nevada, Delaware, Oregon and Montana...read on

Beshear Expected To Unveil Amendment

January 11, 2012:

According to a report, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has been in discussions for weeks regarding a constitutional amendment which would pave the way for expanded gaming in the state. It is expected that he will be announcing his plans in the coming days...read on

NJ Gaming, OTW, Licensing Bills To Christie

January 10, 2012:

According to reports, bills in New Jersey dealing with expanded gaming, simulcasting, and the licensing of off-track wagering locations passed both the Assembly and the state Senate on Monday, January 9. The bills now move on to the office of Governor Chris Christie...read on

NJ Bills Advance To Full Assembly, Senate

January 6, 2012:

On Thursday, January 5, a New Jersey Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee approved a pair of bills in regard to simulcasting. The bills will now be subject of a floor vote Monday, January 9...read on

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

WEG Standardbred Handle Up

January 4, 2012:

On Wednesday, January 4, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that its 2011 season of live standardbred racing, conducted at Woodbine Racetrack and Mohawk Racetrack, saw an increase in handle over the previous year...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

NYRA Apologetic Over Takeout Mix-Up

December 28, 2011:

New York Racing Association President and CEO Charles Hayward has apologized for the issue regarding the overcharging of takeout on exotic wagers which have cost horseplayers millions of dollars...read on


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