Standardbred breeders and owners will continue to fight for casino gaming in North Jersey

The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey (SBOANJ) announced recently that its efforts to aid passage of the referendum to open two new casinos in...

Tabcorp Holdings Limited’s plan to buy Tatts Group comes under scrutiny

In Australia, the national competition regulator has expressed concerns about Tabcorp Holdings Limited’s proposed $4.44 billion plan to buy rival Tatts Group due to the effect the...

Opening of new Washington casino expected to hurt Oregon gaming revenues

Yesterday’s opening of the Ilani Casino Resort in Washington is reportedly set to negatively impact the gambling industry in the neighboring state of Oregon and has many...

Historic horse racing venues in Wyoming slowly rebuilding

After the decision by the Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission (PMC) in October 2015 to shut down all historic horse race terminals in the state, Wyoming Downs and Wyoming...

Despite referendum, bestbet denied right to install slot machines in Jacksonville

While Duval, Florida residents voted to authorize slot machines in the county, the state has turned down bestbet’s request to add 2,000 slot machines to its poker...

South Australia to institute 15% betting tax

The next budget for the Australian state of South Australia is set to include a provision that will look to harvest up to $6.85 million a year...

Emerald Downs to celebrate 20th anniversary this Monday

On June 20th back in 1996, Emerald Downs opened for the very first time with a full card of racing on the schedule. The opening of the...

Japan’s horse racing purses among the richest in the world

The Japan Cup now has a $5.25M purse, making it one of the most lucrative in the world. While Criminal Code chapter 23 generally bans gambling in Japan,...

Vietnam considers legalizing some forms of sportsbetting

As it works through the process of legalizing specific types of gambling, the government for Vietnam has announced plans to trial some forms of online and land-based...

Bright future predicted for expanding New York casino industry

After amending its constitution in 2013 in order to permit the building of up to seven Las Vegas-style commercial casinos, the future for the gambling industry in...

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