Florida racetrack agrees 2017 purse contract

The Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent And Protective Association has reportedly signed a deal with horseracing track operator Stronach Group regarding next year’s purse contract at Gulfstream Park Racing...

Santa Anita Park records improved opening-day business

In California, horseracing track operator Stronach Group has reported year-on-year increases in attendance and handle for the beginning of the winter-spring session at its Santa Anita Park. According...

Banner year for West Virginia racetrack and casino

Last year reportedly saw the Hollywood Casino At Charles Town Races in West Virginia set a number of all-time individual highs including record all-sources handle per race...

Churchill Downs Incorporated completes acquisition of Maryland casino

Churchill Downs Incorporated has announced that it has completed a deal in partnership with fellow American casino and racetrack operator Saratoga Casino Holdings to purchase the firms...

Britain’s Chelmsford racecourse approved for city’s first casino

Thoroughbred horse racing venue, Chelmsford City Racecourse, located in Essex, England, has been given the green light to open an all-night casino, according to EssexLive. The venue, located...

Proponents of casino gaming and pari-mutuel wagering in Georgia join forces

2017 may be the year that the state of Georgia finally legalizes casino gaming and pari-mutuel racing. Proponents of both activities are now working together in the...

Businessman announces plan for new Pennsylvania casino

In Pennsylvania, a local businessman has reportedly announced that he intends to apply for the state’s last remaining harness racing license and open a track near the...

Governor urged to re-privatize the New York Racing Association

Representatives from the New York horseracing industry and residents of the city of Saratoga Springs reportedly used a committee meeting on Tuesday to urge state lawmakers and...

Arrogate wins showcase main event at inaugural Pegasus World Cup

Horse racetrack operator The Stronach Group held the inaugural edition of its Pegasus World Cup thoroughbred race last month at its Gulfstream Park Racing And Casino and the...

EquiLottery and Charles Town Racing reach broadcast rights agreement for innovative lottery product

EquiLottery has reached an agreement with West Virginia’s Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races for live video feeds of horse races at the track to be used...