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New Monmouth Deal On The Table

December 19, 2011:

On Friday, December 16, New Jersey thoroughbred horsemen and the office of Governor Chris Christie laid out details for a new Monmouth Park deal after a lease agreement for the state-owned track to real estate executive Morris Bailey fell through following a dispute with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association...read on

Online Sports Wagering Cut From Bill

December 13, 2011:

According to a report, residents of New Jersey will probably not be given the opportunity to wager on sporting events, besides horse racing, online in the future...read on

Betfair $10M Into U.S. Racing Exchange Site

December 7, 2011:

Stephen Burn, the CEO of TVG and Betfair, said that his company has already spent 10 million dollars on the development of a U.S.-based exchange wagering site for horse racing...read on

Blank Discusses Idea Of Sportsbooks

December 5, 2011:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Vice President Howard Blank has gone on the record in regard to the idea of incorporating a sportsbook into casinos that his company currently operates...read on

Eaves On WEG T-Bred Wagering, Future

December 5, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group's 2011 live thoroughbred meet came to a completion yesterday at Woodbine Racetrack. According to a report, officials with the suburban Toronto oval have stated that the meet's all-sources handle is up 7.5 per cent from 2010, but that wagering in the local market has declined...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

Demystifying Exchange Wagering

December 1, 2011:

The concept of exchange wagering confuses some. Others wonder how the racetrack, exchange operator and successful punter make money off the wagering venture....read on

Geisinger's Open Letter On GA Bill

December 1, 2011:

Representative Harry Geisinger has penned an open letter to the residents of Georgia in an effort to get people behind his push for a constitutional amendment in order to pave the way for the legalization of pari-mutuel horse-racing wagering in the state...read on

NYGA Formed For Table Games Push

November 28, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in the state of New York have banded together to form the New York Gaming Association. The purpose of the association is to work with state leaders to push for a constitutional amendment which would legalize table gaming at the raceways...read on

WEG Keen To Add Sports Betting

November 24, 2011:

The wheels are in motion to legalize single-game sports wagering in Canada, and WEG’s CEO Nick Eaves believes Woodbine and Mohawk are logical places for a sports betting facility...read on

Trio Charged In Down Under Probe

November 24, 2011:

The New South Wales Police Force has announced that three individuals have been charged in relation to the ongoing investigation into corruption in the harness racing industry down under...read on

BHA To Announce Hearing Verdicts

November 22, 2011:

The British Horseracing Authority has announced the date that it will announce its decision in regard to the disciplinary hearings it conducted earlier this fall against four jockeys and one jockey-turned-trainer...read on

Georgia Gov. Against Gaming Expansion

November 21, 2011:

It has been reported that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has told individuals looking to get pari-mutuel wagering legalized in the state that he will not support gaming expansion...read on

QJC Applies For 2012 Race Dates

November 21, 2011:

The Quebec Jockey Club has applied to provincial regulators for 10 racing days at Hippodrome de Quebec in March and April, a requirement for maintaining its provincial licence for internet betting through HorsePlayer Interactive in 2012, general manager Vincent Trudel said in a statement today on the QJC website...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


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