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...

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...

Gambling deal with Seminole Tribe far from a done deal

The gambling agreement between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Governor Rick Scott that was signed on Monday will face changes over the coming months, and while...

William Hill PR director leaving after nearly half a century of service

After 45 years with the bookmaker, public relations guru Graham Sharpe is leaving United Kingdom-based William Hill. Sharpe, who in March 1972 signed on with the company as...

Numbers down slightly for Hambletonian at Meadowlands Racetrack; push for casino referendum felt

About 20,000 braved the heat and the long betting lines on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack to be a part of harness racing’s greatest day. The Hambletonian, which...

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...

Idaho governor may be heading for “showdown” with legislature

In Idaho, a battle is reportedly brewing between the western state’s legislature and governor Clement “Butch” Otter over a suggestion that the Republican’s may be about to...

Presque Isle Downs & Casino prepares for new horse racing season

This Sunday, the Presque Isle Downs & Casino will begin the 10th year of horse racing. The live thoroughbred season will kick off with a post time...

Casinos help Maryland horseracing renaissance

In Maryland, a new report has found that casinos in the eastern state have helped the local horseracing industry to increase its economic impact over the past...

All betting operators in UK would be required to pay 10% of revenues over...

Beginning in April of this year, betting operators in the United Kingdom will have to provide 10% of race wagering revenues to the racing industry. Last Friday,...

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