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New Mexico Gaming

article Bidders for Final New Mexico Racino License Left in Limbo as Racing Commission Postpones Decision (12/8/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) will keep bidders for the state’s sixth and final racino license on tenterhooks, after an eleventh-hour...
article Legal challenge delays decision on new horse-racing track (12/6/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission on Thursday postponed a decision on issuing a license for a new horse-racing track, raising the possibility that the...
article New Mexico regulators delay decision on racino license (12/6/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Bidders vying for a license to build New Mexico’s sixth and final horse racetrack and casino will have to wait longer for a final decision after...
article State puts off decision on sixth racino (12/6/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission announced Thursday it will not make a decision on the state’s sixth and final racetrack-casino until it responds...
article Racinos object to sixth license (12/5/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The state’s five racetrack-casinos have asked the New Mexico Racing Commission not to issue a sixth racing license this year, saying that doing so...
article Mescalero tribe supports Tucumcari racino (12/4/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The Mescalero Apache tribe told the New Mexico Racing Commission a horse-racing track and casino in Clovis would create a multimillion-dollar effect on...
article EDITORIAL: State needs its blinders off to consider a sixth racino (11/26/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Gov. Susana Martinez has just five weeks left in office, but her administration isn’t calling it a day just yet. Among items still on the to-do list is...
article State releases racino feasibility report (11/18/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission has released a feasibility study exploring the viability of a sixth racetrack-casino in the state, as well as an...
article New Mexico: Five Bidders Hoping To Snag One Remaining Racino License (11/12/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Racetracks across the country have closed in recent years but in New Mexico, five companies have submitted proposals to build a new one. They're all...
article The race for the racino (11/11/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Racinos, like the horses that run there, are ambitious entities. These combination racetrack-casinos promise jobs and economic investment to the cities...
article New Mexico panel to decide on horse-racing track in December (11/1/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission is scheduled to decide by early December whether to issue a license for a new horse-racing track. The Santa Fe New...
article Quay could use racino boost (10/12/2018)
(New Mexico) -- At the risk of alienating real or potential readers in various parts of the state, I am using my space this week to advocate for my home town Tucumcari...
article Throng turns out for racino presentation (10/12/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Show up, they did. More than 1,100 people crammed into the Tucumcari Convention Center's main ballroom Thursday afternoon to hear Coronado Partners...
article The racino ‘race’ continues: New Mexico Racing Commission hears Clovis bids (10/5/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Eastern New Mexico is one step closer to becoming the potential home of New Mexico’s sixth and final racino. The race is on across the state of New...
article New Mexico to consider applications for final racino license [reg req] (9/23/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission will conduct three public hearings concerning applications for the state’s sixth and final available license for a...
article Meetings Planned for Groups Applying for Racino License (9/8/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The groups applying for the racino license are one step closer to achieving their goal. There are three meetings planned for the five different groups...
article The race for the last racino: Companies look to Clovis, Tucumcari for New Mexico's sixth and final racino (8/24/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The race is on for the last "racino" in New Mexico and there's an 80-percent chance it could land in Eastern New Mexico, just miles from...
article Five racino applicants line up at the starting gate (8/23/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Five applicants are at the starting gate as the race begins to award the state’s sixth racino, a combination horse race track and gambling casino....
article Racetrack with ‘moving grandstand’ proposed in New Mexico (8/23/2018)
(New Mexico) -- A Las Vegas casino executive is proposing a new racetrack and casino in eastern New Mexico with a “moving grandstand” that will allow an...
article Applicants for next New Mexico racetrack casino down to 5 (8/21/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The number of companies seeking to build New Mexico’s sixth horse-racing track and slot machine casino has shrunk to five. Eight groups told the...
article Clovis racino draws another player (8/20/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The race is on for the state’s sixth and last racino license, and the Clovis area is looming large as the place to do business. Full House Resorts...
article Full House Resorts New Mexico racetrack to have moving grandstand (8/20/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Las Vegas casino executive Dan Lee is hoping to make horse racing exciting again while catapulting his company into the gaming industry’s bigger...
article Racino operator worries about viability of another racino in NM (8/4/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The state of New Mexico is considering adding a 6th racino, but one racino operator thinks five is enough. “There’s one in Sunland Park,...
article List of potential racino applicants grows (8/3/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Three additional groups notified the New Mexico Racing Commission that they plan to apply for a license to open a new horse-racing track with slot...
article Grandson of former racetrack owner applying for racino near Clovis (7/9/2018)
(New Mexico) -- A grandson of former New Mexico horse track owner R.D. Hubbard said Monday he heads a group that will apply for the state’s sixth racing license....
article Racino applicants hope to get Tucumcari’s economy back on track (7/7/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Warren Frost’s field of dreams is 330 acres on the east edge of town. The land is mostly mesquite, cactus and scrub grass. Someone planted three...
article Groups vie for sixth and final New Mexico 'racino' license (7/7/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Supporters of an effort to bring New Mexico's sixth license for a horse racetrack and casino to Clovis say such a business venture would result in...
article Tucumcari confident in bid for racino (7/4/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The interest of three groups expressing interest of bringing a racino to the Clovis, Curry County area is not swaying or lessening the confidence of the...
article State accepting proposals for newest race track/casino (5/13/2018)
(New Mexico) -- State officials are accepting new applications for New Mexico's sixth race track and casino license. According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, at least...
article New Mexico reviewing applications for state's 6th 'racino' (5/12/2018)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico officials are accepting new applications for the state's sixth race track and casino license. The Eastern New Mexico News reports at least...
30 Total Articles on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article Ohio racino revenue up in October; casino revenue flat (11/9/2018)
(Ohio) -- Ohio casino and racino gambling revenue totaled $150 million in October, up 3.6 percent over October a year ago, according to reports released this week by the...
article Austintown racino reveals outside patio expansion (9/1/2018)
(Ohio) -- Gamblers will be able to enjoy the new outdoor expansion at Hollywood Gaming in Austintown this holiday weekend. The racino revealed the expansion Friday that...
article Ohio gambling revenue figures show continued growth among the state's racinos (8/11/2018)
(Ohio) -- New gambling revenue figures released this week showed Ohio's seven slots-only racinos continue to outpace the state's four full-fledged casinos. The...
article Racino revenue up (7/11/2018)
(Ohio) -- Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course reported slot-machine revenue of $10.1 million in June 2018, up from $9.5 million made in June 2017. The...
article Record slot machine revenue at Ohio's racinos nears $1 billion for the year (7/10/2018)
(Ohio) -- Ohio's seven racinos collected a record $987 million in slot machine revenue after paying out winnings during the fiscal year that just ended in June, an...
article Racino posts strong numbers in April (5/9/2018)
(Ohio) -- Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course marked its highest April for wagering on its video lottery terminals (VLTs) since the local facility opened in...
article Jack Cleveland Casino has lowest April revenue in history, trails other three Ohio casinos; monthly casino/racino report (5/7/2018)
(Ohio) -- Jack Cleveland Casino had the lowest April revenue in its history and was the only one of four casinos and seven racinos in Ohio to show a decline in April...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Judge rules instant racing machines don't violate Kentucky state constitution (10/25/2018)
(Kentucky) -- A Kentucky circuit court judge has ruled that gambling devices in operation at four facilities in the state comply with the state’s definition of...
article Kentucky Court Designates Historical Racing Machines as Legal Pari-Mutuel Betting, Not Slots (10/25/2018)
(Kentucky) -- In a case that has kicked around in the judicial system for nearly eight years, a Kentucky Circuit Court ruled this week that historical horse racing...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Yonkers: End of an era as sale to MGM nearing completion (10/12/2018)
(New York) -- Saturday’s $1,000,000 Yonkers International Trot will be a celebration of everything that is great about Yonkers Raceway while at the same time...
article MGM buys Ohio’s Hard Rock Rocksino (7/14/2018)
(Ohio) -- The property sold for $1.02bn but will continue to operate under the Hard Rock Rocksino name. MGM Growth Properties of Las Vegas said in a news release late...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ontario Gaming

article Province says slots-at-racetrack program back; no word on Fort Erie (10/11/2018)
(Ontario) -- In a news release touting his accomplishments from his first 100 days in office, the office of Ontario Premier Doug Ford wrote that the slots-at-racetrack...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Placing a winning bet on horse racing (8/26/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Horse racing has always had an allure, a glamorous dash of the stylish and the seedy that’s made it the subject of far-flung fiction (e.g....
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New York Gaming

article Another roll of the dice: Schenectady's Rivers, Saratoga's racino get new Mass. neighbor (8/5/2018)
(New York) -- The crowded Northeast gambling industry will gain a new player in less than three weeks, as one of two large casinos under construction in Massachusetts...
article Race on for racino (5/9/2018)
(New Mexico) -- As the state starts accepting applications for its sixth racino license, eastern New Mexico will have at least two horses in the race. Projects proposed...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Why Wait? Meadowlands Bumps Up Its NJ Sports Betting Plans By A Day (7/2/2018)
(New Jersey) -- It appears as if Jeff Gural is getting too antsy for his own comfort. Jason Settlemoir, general manager for Gural’s Meadowlands Racetrack, told...
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Indiana Gaming

article Racino owner: State will get $50 million from sale to Caesars (6/26/2018)
(Indiana) -- State regulators are expected to decide Thursday whether the owners of Indiana's two horse track-casinos will have to pay a $50 million transfer fee to...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Louisiana Senate doesn't pass racino changes (5/9/2018)
(Louisiana) -- The state Senate failed to approve legislation that would change the designs of racetrack casinos. Coming up a vote short of the tally necessary for...
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Toronto Gaming

article Council approves community benefits agreement for gambling expansion at Woodbine racetrack (4/26/2018)
(Toronto) -- Toronto council gave its final approval on Thursday to a community benefits agreement between the city and a consortium charged with expanding gambling...
article The expansion of the casino at the Woodbine racetrack Toronto will bring millions of additional profits (PHOTOS) (4/19/2018)
(Ontario) -- Proposed development of a casino at the racetrack Woodbine Racetrack may give the city from $10 to $15 million generated by annual fees, while providing...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article September VLT Play Down at Austintown Racino (10/12/2018)
(Ohio) -- After two months at $102 million, wagering on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course dipped below the $100 million mark in...
article Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino Selects Aristocrat System, Games for Its Remodel (5/22/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino in Ruidoso, N.M. has leveraged its existing partnership with Aristocrat to upgrade its Oasis 360 casino management...
article Kentucky Derby a reminder of horse racing's 'casino connection' (5/3/2018)
(Kentucky) -- Saturday’s running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs serves as a reminder of how close the very different worlds of casino entertainment and...
article Vernon Downs to open 2018 racing season with no talk of financial woes (4/18/2018)
(New York) -- The 2018 harness racing season begins Friday, April 20, at Vernon Downs in Oneida County. This year, unlike 2017, there are no delays to the season opener...
article Vernon Downs prepares for upcoming racing season (4/18/2018)
(New York) -- Vernon Downs paints an optimistic picture, with some minor challenges, as it gets ready for a new racing season. Vernon Downs was on the verge of closing...
article Hialeah track and casino owner Brunetti gets a big send-off (3/17/2018)
(Florida) -- Business leaders come and go, but very few had the influence of John Brunetti. Long-time Hialeah Park track announcer Tom Durkin likely phrased it best:...
article Creative Gambling with Small Bankroll at the Races (2/17/2018)
(Philadelphia) -- Recently a friend and I were at the racetrack and had each gone flat broke fairly early in the day’s card. Neither of us wanted to go home just yet,...
press release Tioga Downs celebrates first year since casino expansion (2/17/2018)
(New York) -- Tioga Downs Casino is celebrating a year of tremendous growth and progress. December marked a year since the casino resort completed its gaming floor...
article Janney On ‘Disgraceful And Sad’ Pennsylvania Events: ‘It Gives All Of Racing A Black Eye’ (8/14/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- My sense is that we are at a crossroads. There are many signs of hope, progress and accomplishment. We are taking steps to make our horses safer as...
article Town Hall to focus on racino spending (8/13/2017)
(Indiana) -- How to spend the city’s racino funds will be the topic of the latest Town Hall public forum hosted by Shelbyville City Councilman Brad Ridgeway.
article State again accepting track-casino applications (8/3/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A harness racing license, held for almost 10 years by entities with ties to Lawrence County, is again on the block. The state Harness Racing Commission...
article Hialeah Park Racing & Casino (7/24/2017)
(Florida) -- In 1922, Missouri cattleman James Bright and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss got together and founded the Miami Kennel Club as the first pari-mutuel...
article Editorial: Racino bill needs more vetting (7/22/2017)
(New York) -- Before Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs any legislation to allow the Saratoga racino and other medium-sized racinos to keep more of their net winnings, he should...
article State Bailout Saves N.Y. Racino From Closure (7/13/2017)
(New York) -- There are 300 very happy people at New York’s Vernon Downs this week. The Syracuse-area racetrack and racino will not close, as was announced last...
article Racino sees large increase in wagering (7/7/2017)
(Ohio) -- Wagering on Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course’s video lottery terminals jumped nearly $119 million over the past year. The Austintown...
article Jeff Gural Plans to Close Vernon Downs Unless Tax Break Issued for Struggling Racino (6/24/2017)
(New York) -- New York real estate developer Jeff Gural says he can no longer justify keeping Vernon Downs open for business unless the state gives him a substantial tax...
article Canterbury Park transforms from racetrack to entertainment destination (6/18/2017)
(Minnesota) -- On a track built for horses, sometimes lap dogs make it to the winner’s circle. With interest in traditional derby racing on the wane, racetracks...
article Austintown racino has new general manager (6/8/2017)
(Ohio) -- Anthony “Tony” M. Frabbiele has been named general manager of Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, effective June 14.
article Casino and horse racing operator Centaur Gaming explores sale -sources (5/6/2017)
(Indiana) -- Centaur Gaming LLC, a privately owned U.S. casino and horse racing company, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $1 billion, including debt...
article Plainridge Park opens the 2017 racing season (4/10/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The 18th season of live harness racing at Plainridge Park kicks off on Monday (April 10) with a 10-race card that offers a total of $57,400 in purses...

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