Genting Making Move in Las Vegas
The operator of the successful Aqueduct casino is expanding its holdings in the United States gambling industry with the purchase of an 87-acre parcel in Las Vegas that it plans to develop into a sprawling betting and entertainment facility.
NH Moves a Step Closer to Expanding Gambling
New Hampshire edged closer to the expansion of gambling when the Senate Ways and Means Committee voted 4-1 on Mar. 5 to approve a bill that would authorize a single, high-end casino along the state's southern border with Massachusetts.
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Racetrack VLT Legislation Introduced in Texas
A Texas lawmaker has introduced legislation that would authorize a constitutional amendment on video lottery terminals at racetracks and at tribal facilities.
Belmont Stakes: Handle rises dramatically over last year
Business figures for this year’s Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park posted across-the-board gains compared to last year’s Belmont, according to figures distributed late Saturday by Belmont’s operator, the New York Racing Association.
The robust gains were altogether surprising given the circumstances surrounding this year’s race. I’ll Have Another, who was going for the Triple Crown, scratched out of the race on Friday, leading to speculation that business figures would be depressed.
Slots at Illinois horse tracks? Casinos hope not
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. • A Belleville resident feels like playing the slot machines. He normally might drive to the Casino Queen at East St. Louis. But if new slot machines are offered at Fairmount Park horse racing track in Collinsville — as envisioned in legislation passed last month — he might decide to try that out instead.
Thistledown betting still a mystery
The intentions of the bettor or bettors who targeted Monday's fifth race on Thistledown in Cleveland for $90,000 in late win bets remained unknown on Wednesday, according to officials who are familiar with the investigation into the wagers.
2012 Kentucky Derby Odds, Post Positions,Trainers, Jockeys And More
The 2012 Kentucky Derby morning line odds have updated after the post positions for each horse were assigned, so it's time to get to the handicapping. Bodemeister, winner of the G1-Arkansas Derby and the No. 6 post positionis the morning line favorite at 4/1 for Saturday's 2012 Kentucky Derby
Betting on Derby Day
t's off to the races with fancy hats and mint juleps at Fairmount Park this Saturday for the racetrack's annual Derby Day in honor of the Kentucky Derby.
Thayer: Senate Vote Must Respect Kentuckians
Gaming bill could be called for vote with two Kentucky senators absent.
‘All Others’ Heavy Choice
Bettors were pretty sure they didn't see this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner among the 23 individual choices in pool 1 of the 2012 Derby future wager, making the mutuel field the 3-2 choice.