With the close of Woodbine's 165-day meeting Sunday, the track reported all-source wagering for 2011 was up about 7.5%, the second consecutive season of increases, according to thestar.com. Much of the increase was due to the popularity of Woodbine racing with American customers.
“We have the kind of profile of racing that is intriguing to an American bettor. Whether they are in California or Ohio, they recognize the racing here is strong,” said Nick Eaves, president and chief executive officer of Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG).
Wagering by the local market again showed declines.
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