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2017 may be the year that the state of Georgia finally legalizes casino gaming and pari-mutuel racing. Proponents of both activities are now working together in the hopes of pushing legislation into reality. The Georgia Horse Racing Coalition has been trying for several years to see a decision in regard...
Thoroughbred horse racing venue, Chelmsford City Racecourse, located in Essex, England, has been given the green light to open an all-night casino, according to EssexLive. The venue, located near Chelmsford was approved on Friday, January 6 by the Chelmsford City Council, making it the city’s first ever casino. The Council...
The recognition of a new horseman’s group at Hialeah Park by the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering is being challenged and a trial is set to begin today in a Tallahassee courtroom. Those in the know regarding horseman’s issues in Florida say that the trial could have far-reaching implications. The group replacing...
The referendum to move casinos outside of Atlantic City goes to vote in November but Assemblyman Ralph Caputo is not waiting for the official results as a number of polls have already shown that New Jersey residents are not in favor of developing casinos outside of Atlantic City. Proponents...
Organizers of the Melbourne Cup, the Victoria Racing Club, are treading lightly as they prepare the first big marketing push into China on the heels of the recent Crown arrests, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. Sina Weibo, the online social media giant, is the venue through which nearly 20...
New Jersey residents will vote today on the North Jersey referendum which seeks to allow two casinos outside of Atlantic City. A deal was confirmed Monday evening that will improve the quality of horse racing in the state and help the industry balance its books. Jeff Gural, owner of the Meadowlands...
The twin-island nation of Antigua And Barbuda has threatened to launch a website offering royalty-free downloads of United States intellectual property including books, films, television programs and music unless its giant counterpart complies with an order from the World Trade Organization by the end of the year. Yesterday saw Antigua...
December 5, 2016 –Aurora, Colorado Mile High Racing & Entertainment (MHRE) announced today that the Colorado Racing Commission has approved the activity allowing MHRE to offer fantasy sports contests in nine Colorado locations. Operating as Mile High Fantasy Sports, the contests will include professional football, basketball, hockey, baseball and other...
A legislative audit earlier this week stated that the Idaho Racing Commission ran afoul of the law when it disbursed funds from the now shuttered Les Bois Park’s historical/instant racing machines. The race track, Idaho’s only commercial racing facility, went dark in March after Gov. Butch Otter failed to...
New Jersey legislators wanted to pass a referendum in November that would break Atlantic City’s monopoly on the gambling industry and allow two new casinos to be developed in North Jersey. The casino industry in New Jersey has witnessed a significant decline in gross gaming revenue (GGR) over the...
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