Regulators and community will hear Tioga Downs casino proposal

Representatives for the proposal for re-configuring the Tioga Downs Casino & Racing in Nichols, New York into a fully functioning casino will make their presentation before the state Gaming Facility Location Board this month. On...

Anti-gaming group continues to fight gaming expansion in Nebraska

For two decades now, the group Gambling with the Good Life has been fighting efforts to expand gambling in Nebraska. The group is tied to religious leaders in the state and has followed the industry closely, trying...

New York schools lose billions to video lottery casinos and pari-mutuel non-profits

In the wake of 9/11, New York passed an emergency law expanding the scope of the state’s lottery to include video lottery terminals (VLT’s), and required that at least 60% of the winnings be...

Red Mile opens historic racing machines in Lexington today

The world’s second oldest harness track adds historic racing machines to its offering at noon today. The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky added over 900 of the slot-like gaming machines that offer prizes from...

Live quarter horse racing back in action at Hialeah Park this weekend

December 26th will mark the day when the live quarter horse racing will begin again at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino. The iconic landmark in South Florida will be opening for a 40 day season, taking...

Suffolk Downs live program Oct. 3 features $552,500 in total purses

The second of three live horse racing programs running this fall at Suffolk Downs is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3. Twelve races including the new $75,000 Distaff Turf will be featured. Two planned steeplechase...

Texas Racing Commission funding back on..temporarily

On again, at least for 90 days, is funding for the Texas Racing Commission following an agreement between House Appropriations Chairman John Otto and Senate members of the Legislative Budget Board according to Lt....

Horse race betting in Brazil to be operated by Pari Mutuel Urbain

The Brazilian Jockey Club (JCB) will partner with French racetrack operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) who announced on Friday that it will enter the South American racing market and operate horse race betting in...

Idaho Supreme Court denies governor’s veto; Instant racing machines illegal

Thursday the Idaho Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and voided the governor’s veto of a bill outlawing instant or historical racing machines in the state with immediate effect. Governor...

Lawrence Downs investor warns deadlines may cause casino plans to fail

If regulators in Pennsylvania adhere to recently imposed deadlines it could mean death for a proposed Lawrence County racetrack, according to an investor believed to have saved the project. The project, to be built outside...

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