pari-mutuel

80 Winning Pick Six Tickets Pay Out $53,312 Saturday At Santa Anita

Although early prognostications forecast today’s Single Ticket Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot pool would reach approximately $3 million, Santa Anita’s popular 20 cent minimum wager, with a mandatory payout in place, generated a massive total pool on Saturday of $5,352,827. With a carryover from Friday of $815,939 serving as a catalyst, $4,536,888 in “new” Rainbow Six […]

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Opinion: British Racing Should Pursue Pari-Mutuel Wagering System

Former New York Racing Association CEO Charles Hayward has put forth his suggestion that British racing ought to pursue a pari-mutuel wagering system when the Betfred exclusive pool wagering license expires in 2018. The situation in Britain is such at bookmakers are saving nearly £30 million ($33 million US) each year by locating their businesses […]

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Allen on racing: We need to ‘raise our game’

In a recent blog post entitled “Raising our Game,” Dave Allen at Parimutuel, Inc.’s website discusses the inconsistencies of racing jurisdictions across the country. Allen opines that instead of trying to rely upon 38 states to establish one agreed-upon set of rules-which he admits would never happen-what if several ‘upper echelon’ racetracks did? “Forming their […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: A Credit Union for Horse Racing?

Mark Thurman, along with his wife Bernie Thurman, created CHRIMS in 1989 as a special project for the California horse racing industry. With Mark Thurman as president and CEO, CHRIMS (originally named the California Horse Racing Information Management System) has grown from a service bureau for the California racing industry to one that provides accounting […]

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AMENDMENTS PAVING THE WAY FOR INSTANT RACING IN KENTUCKY TO BE VOTED ON TODAY

According to multiple reports, the Paulick Report has learned that one of the top priorities on today’s Kentucky Horse Racing Commission meeting is passing the appropriate amendments to make Instant Racing a legal pari-mutuel wager in the Bluegrass State. This action will pave the way for all properties that currently hold pari-mutuel wagering to install […]

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