Across the Board | With the close of America’s two best summer race meets – Saratoga in the East and Del Mar in the West – several recently created rich races, all on the grass, were run last Saturday at Kentucky Downs on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.view
Saber’s Selections | As a horse player, this bettor is anxiously awaiting the end of the Fairplex at Los Alamitos 12-day race meet. With real racing opening at Santa Anita on Thursday, Sept. 27 we here at GamingToday are already making plans.view
The new joint venture between Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI’s) and Keeneland Association Inc. has now formally filed an application requesting live standardbred racing dates at CDI’s old Louisville Downs.view
Legislation permitting Kentucky racetracks to offer sports betting will most likely be introduced during the legislature’s 30-day session in 2019. That’s the view of Kentucky’s Senate Majority Leader, Damon Thayer.view
There were plenty of highlights from what was an excellent meet from start to finish at Del Mar this summer. Some of the biggest positives: Field size. Del Mar averaged 8.7 horses per race, up from 8.6 horses in 2017. Field size drives competition which in turn drives handle.view
Tilman Fertitta reportedly has approached Caesars Entertainment about a potential merger agreement. Fertitta owns the Golden Nugget brand, which includes casinos in downtown Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Biloxi and other locations, in addition to the NBA’s Houston Rockets.
Vegas Sports Books | The 49ers covering +9.5 in a 33-30 loss at Green Bay Monday night capped a winning Week 6 of the NFL for Nevada sports books.
Poker Profiles | The Venetian is home to the Deepstack Extravanga Tournaments, some of the most popular poker tournaments in the world. We interviewed Tommy LaRosa, the Venetian’s Poker Room Manager for his background and thoughts on poker.
Dye-ing to Know | One of the most familiar names in Gaming Today’s Bookies Battle over the last couple decades has been “Johnny Spot.” John Druzisky, a supervisor at “The Book” inside The LINQ, got his nickname back when he was hanging out regularly in pool halls.
Reacting to an easier mobile sign-up system recently adopted by New Jersey, MGM, Caesars and Wynn requested that Nevada sports books be allowed to implement remote registration and identity verification for mobile accounts.