sports wagering

Kentucky Committee Propels Forward Bill To Allow Sports Betting At Racetracks

A bill that would allow sports betting in Kentucky was amended Wednesday and advanced in the State House by the Licensing and Occupations Committee. The legislation, House Bill 137, would permit sports gambling at racetracks, the Kentucky Speedway and online in Kentucky. In Wednesday’s action, the bill was changed to allow betting on the sports […]

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Ahead Of Casino, Renovations, Hawthorne Sees Handle Increase, Bigger Field Sizes

With construction on the new casino and racing facility at Hawthorne Race Course just around the corner, the fall Thoroughbred meet concluded with increases in handle and field size. Additionally, a pair of new Hawthorne champions were crowned in the leading rider and trainer categories for the 32-day fall season. Removing two partial cards from […]

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The Friday Show Presented By MyRacehorse.com: Three Biggest Horse Racing Issues In 2020?

It’s fair to say the U.S. horse racing industry wouldn’t mind putting 2019 behind it, considering the controversy that plagued the sport throughout the year. And that wish is about to come true, but what will be the top stories of 2020? In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss […]

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Caesars Opens Sports Book At Clarksville OTB, Hoosier Park Is Next

Sports wagering has arrived in Southern Indiana. Caesars Entertainment opened its latest facility Thursday, Sept. 12 at Winner’s Circle Race, Sports, Pub Clarksville to serve the greater Louisville area, which will now offer wagering on all types of professional and college sports from football and basketball to golf in addition to the existing off-track horse […]

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‘Entertainment Destination’: Indiana Grand Opens First Sports Book In State

Indiana’s first sports wagering facility, Winner’s Circle Race Sports Pub, is now open. Governor Eric Holcomb placed the first official wager just after 12 p.m. leading into a ribbon cutting ceremony with state and local dignitaries for the historic event Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Soon after, the facility was […]

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Indiana Grand Ready To Officially Open State’s First Sports Book

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will make history Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 as it becomes the first Sports Book in the state. A special pep rally will lead into the commemorative ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of Winner’s Circle Race, Sports, Pub.  “We are extremely excited and honored to open the first Sports Book […]

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Monmouth Sports Book Offering Head-To-Head Wagers, Other Prop Bets

The Monmouth Park Sports Book by William Hill will offer a variety of prop bets in conjunction with Saturday’s TVG.com Haskell Invitational, including six different head-to-head horse wagers. Bettors will be able to wager on head-to-head matchups between King for a Day and Maximum Security; King for a Day vs. Mucho Gusto; Maximum Security vs. […]

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Racing Industry Anticipates Growth As ‘Sports Bettors Wagered More In New Jersey Than In Nevada’

Last Friday at Monmouth Park, reports legalsportsbetting.com, the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) held its annual “Day at the Races” meeting to take a look at the legal issues in the state’s horse racing industry. The passage of SB 2992 in February 2019 dictates that horse racing will receive a cut of the sports […]

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Sports Super: Monmouth To Offer Sports/Racing Pick 4 Every Sunday

Monmouth Park will offer a new combination bet involving horse racing and sports wagering with the introduction of the Sports Superfecta wager starting on Sunday, May 12. The wager will be in effect every Sunday during live racing. Available at the Monmouth Park Sports Book by William Hill, the Sports Superfecta requires bettors to select […]

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Substitute Sports Betting Bill Filed In Kentucky; Racing Commission Would Regulate

A Kentucky legislator testified Wednesday about the latest version of a sports gambling bill he’s pushing, one that would tie in Daily Fantasy Sports and online poker and put the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in charge of sports wagering. Republican Adam Koenig made his comments at a meeting of a House committee he chairs. He […]

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