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...

Delta Downs to begin meets October 16th

October 16th marks the day thoroughbred horses will be back in action at the Delta Downs Racetrack & Hotel in Louisiana. The new racing season will continue until the 12th of March and will...

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....

Fraser Downs to become Elements Casino Dec. 17

The long awaited unveiling of Elements Casino in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada is set to happen on Thursday, December 17. Visitors to the renovated Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino can expect to find live entertainment,...

New York Comptroller’s 5-year audit: Off-track betting plummets

A five year audit released by New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Friday shows a precipitous drop in off-track betting compared to the previous five years ending in 2008. The nearly 25% drop...

Saratoga Casino & Raceway secures financing to bolster $39.3 million expansion

The Saratoga Casino and Raceway of New York is planning an expansion that has a price tag of $39.3 million. The venue, located in Saratoga Springs, has been able to secure a $15 million...

Tioga Downs hiring full staff ahead of full casino license

The full-fledged casino of Tioga Downs in New York needs staff, so the venue has begun the hiring process. On Monday the gaming facility began to collect applications via a career summit, to fill...

Elements Casino in Surrey, BC officially opens tonight!

At 8:08pm tonight, after a two hour VIP party, the forty-year-old Fraser Downs Racetrack Casino will open to the public as Elements Casino after a nearly $11 million upgrade. The lower slots floor opened to...

Gambling pact could mean an end for dog and horse racing in Florida

Whether Florida’s dog and horse tracks should be permitted to do away with live racing, which once were a draw for an exclusive and sometimes unsavory crowd, is the question that is currently the...

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...

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