sports betting

Lawmakers Consider Sending $100 Million To New Jersey Horse Racing Industry

Lawmakers in the state of New Jersey are considering a bill to pump $100 million into the state’s horse racing industry over the next five years, according to whyy.org. The New Jersey Racing Commission would be in charge of distributing $20 million annually, split evenly between the Thoroughbred and Standardbred industries. On Monday, the bill was […]

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Virginia Lawmakers Expected To Consider Bills On Sports Betting

State lawmakers in Virginia plan to file bills in the commonwealth’s General Assembly to legalize sports gambling, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. It’s considered unlikely the General Assembly will pass anything allowing sports gambling at first, but as other states vote to allow it, the state may eventually be forced to keep up. Gov. Ralph […]

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Penn National Holds First Live Money Sports Betting Test Day Nov. 15

Penn National Gaming, Inc., with guidance and approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), commenced two live money sports betting test days at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course beginning Thursday afternoon, November 15, at 3:00pm.  The company’s Pennsylvania sports book will be managed by William Hill US, the largest sports betting operator […]

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University Of Arizona Sets Agenda For Global Symposium On Racing

The University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program today released the final agenda for the 2018 Global Symposium on Racing to be held Dec. 3-5, 2018, at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Ariz. The conference sessions focus on racing’s place in the quickly evolving environment of sports and gaming entertainment in the US and […]

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Breeders’ Cup Announces Seven Head2Head Wagering Matchups

Breeders’ Cup, which last week announced several new wagers to its betting menu for both Friday and Saturday of the November 2-3 World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., has released the Head2Head (H2H) wagering matchups. Click here for the chosen H2H matchups: http://www.breederscup.com/wager/head2head All told, seven Head2Head (H2H) wagers, with three offered Friday […]

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Sports Betting In Kentucky? Legalization Could Come As Early As 2021

Researcher Chris Grove, with the consultant group Eilers & Krejcik, has predicted that sports betting in Kentucky could go live as early as 2021, according to insiderlouisville.com. A pair of Kentucky legislators have pre-filed sports betting bills, and a bipartisan, bicameral task force is examining the issues of oversight and additional tax revenue. “The important thing to […]

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Meadowlands’ FanDuel Sportsbook Refuses To Pay $82,000 Ticket

The new FanDuel Sportsbook at Meadowlands Racetrack has at least one very unhappy customer. Late in the Oakland Raiders-Denver Broncos game on Sunday, Anthony Prince placed a bet on the Broncos, who were behind by two points, although in position to kick a short field goal that would likely win the game. According to FanDuel, […]

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Thayer: Sports Betting Bill On The Horizon In Kentucky

Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer expects a sports gambling bill to be introduced during the next legislative session early in 2019. Thayer laid out the likely plans during Thursday’s symposium on sports betting at Keeneland. He said a sports betting bill would need to include guaranteed subsidies for the racing and breeding industries, horsemen […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Gambling On The Future?

In recent years, racetracks across the country have pursued supplemental revenue sources in various forms — slot machines, casino gaming, historical racing and now sports betting. In this week’s edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the backstory and latest developments with historical racing and share their thoughts on where sports […]

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TVG Adds Sports Betting Show To Sunday Morning Lineup

Today, TVG, America’s national horse racing network and an affiliate of FanDuel Group, announced the launch of its first ever live, integrated Sunday morning sports betting pregame show, More Ways to Win, and the premiere of Barstool Sports new syndicated program, The Barstool Sports Advisors. “The expansion of our Sunday morning programming, including our partnership with Barstool Sports, will bring […]

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