Officials at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack say they have reached an agreement with the track's horse owners and trainers allowing the track to resume simulcasting operations until Feb. 4th.view
A record was set in 2016 when total wagering on races held at Gulfstream Park and Gulfstream Park West at Calder Race Course was a record $1.51 billion. That’s a 13 percent boost compared with the total wagering on the tracks’ races last year.view
Across the Board | In 18 days, the richest race in American history will be run at Gulfstream Park. The newly minted 1-1/8 mile Pegasus World Cup will offer an instant Grade-1 ranking and its record $12 million purse will dwarf the purses of all three Triple Crown races combined!view
Oaklawn Park racetrack in Arkansas will be offering a unique “Show Bet Bonus” during the 2017 Live Meet starting Jan. 13.view
Horse racing industry observers say the release of Equibase, LLC year-end report on economic indicators in Thoroughbred racing shows betting volume nationally has stabilized. The report reveals that from 2015 to 2016, wagering on U.S. races increased, up by 0.58%, while purses declined by 0.91%.view
Parx Racing officials report a significant increase in handle during 2016. The Philadelphia-area oval averaged $1.46 million a day in handle last year, an increase of 5 percent over the average of $1.39 million in 2015.view
Slot Club Spotlight | When we reported on Eldorado Resorts last August, there was no universal slot club. Eldorado’s new distinctive loyalty program ONE Club now rewards guests with exclusive benefits nationwide.
Reel Deals | Go while you “can!” The Cannery and Eastside Cannery are offering up to $200 in gambling losses for new members joining the clubs.
Dye-ing to Know | It’s been 3½ months since Blaine Graboyes’ skill-based, video-game gambling machines hit the casino floors in Atlantic City. Within a few more months, Graboyes expects to be in casinos here in Nevada.
The famed publication Architectural Digest has named Las Vegas’ Wynn Las Vegas and companion property Encore as one of the world’s most gorgeous casinos.
The new Rivers Casino & Resort in upstate Schenectady generated $3 million in gaming revenue in its first week of business, according to data released Friday by the New York State Gaming Commission.