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PSAC 'Fights Back' Against SARP Cuts

January 11, 2013:

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is putting pressure on the Liberal Government's decision to end the Slots-at-Racetracks Program, which will create devastating job losses in the horse racing industry....read on

Quick Look At Ontario Gaming Headlines

November 8, 2012:

Various news items regarding the provincial gaming industry and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan have come to light in the past few days. The items range from Toronto Councillors commenting on the possibility of casinos, to confusion over revenue-sharing pacts, to the announcement of a public consultation meeting....read on

OHRIA Response To OMAFRA Report

October 31, 2012:

On Tuesday, October 30, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association issued a release regarding the OMAFRA Panel's report to provincial government on the transition from the slots-at-racetracks program....read on

Frustration At Sudbury Info Session

October 11, 2012:

According to a report, City of Greater Sudbury Economic Development Director Ian Wood took the brunt of criticism from pro-horse racing and anti-casino yesterday during a casino information session in Sudbury....read on

Penn National Reaches Conditional Relocation Agreement

March 17, 2012:

Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced today it has reached an agreement with the State of Ohio that will help pave the way toward the relocation of its two Ohio racetracks and the development of new approximately $200 million racetrack/video lottery terminal facilities...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

Sweeney: Going To Give AC Every Chance

January 23, 2012:

It was announced last week there was a political push to put together a Casino Gaming Study Commission to examine the possibility of casino expansion at the Meadowlands...read on

Meadowlands Gaming To Be Re-Examined?

January 17, 2012:

According to a report, politicians in New Jersey may be officially investigating the idea of expanded gaming at the Meadowlands once again...read on

FL Casino Bill Passes, But May Slow

January 11, 2012:

A controversial bill which would see a trio of mega casinos approved for South Florida was supported by a 7-3 committee vote in the state Senate this past Monday. Although, according to a report, even though the bill took a step forward, it may have actually taken a step back...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

Changes In Bill To Affect NJ Racing?

January 5, 2012:

Both the standardbred and thoroughbred racing industries have been closely watching reports from New Jersey news publications regarding the politics which are currently holding the NJ racing in the balance...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

NYGA Looks To Clear Misconceptions

December 20, 2011:

In an open letter sent to the Standardbred Owners Association of New York Board of Directors and the organization's members, New York Gaming Association Executive Director Michael Wilton has discussed the topic of enhanced gaming in New York. Within the letter, Wilton has stated that he is uncertain that the NYGA's position is understood...read on


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