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Prairie Meadows: Next Thoroughbred Meet To Include Starter Bonus, Purse Increases, New Tote

Live Thoroughbred racing returns to Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa on April 26 with a Starter Bonus Incentive program and purse increases for overnight races. Prairie Meadows and the Iowa Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) worked jointly to develop the Starter Bonus Incentive. The incentive, which covers the first 12 days of the season, offers a […]

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Former United Tote Employee Gets 15-Month Jail Sentence For Extortion Attempt

Ethan C. Fey, a longtime former employee of Churchill Downs and its United Tote subsidiary, on Jan. 25 was sentenced to 15 months in jail in United States District Court in Louisville, Ky. In October, Fey pleaded guilty to one count of Hobbs Act extortion and one count of possession of unauthorized devices. According to […]

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Former United Tote Employee Pleads Guilty To Extortion

A former employee of United Tote, the bet-processing company owned by Churchill Downs Inc., has pleaded guilty to extortion in United States District Court in Louisville, Ky., after threatening to sell thousands of illegally obtained birth dates and Social Security numbers on the black market. Ethan C. Fey, who according to his Linked In profile […]

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Former United Tote Employee Charged With Extortion; Allegedly Stole Social Security Numbers

A Kentucky man who formerly worked for Churchill Downs Inc.’s bet processing company, United Tote, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on extortion charges. Ethan C. Fey has been charged in United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky in Louisville with one count of Hobbs Act extortion and one count […]

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United Tote, Churchill Downs Set For New IRS Withholding, Reporting Regulations Thursday

United Tote, the provider of pari-mutuel tote services to more than 150 racing operations including Churchill Downs Racetrack, has implemented the necessary technological changes to begin processing wagers and payouts that will benefit horseplayers around the world. The positive changes will come into effect Thursday. Updated regulations regarding the withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel proceeds […]

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Oaklawn Park, United Tote Announce Long-Term Agreement

United Tote, a leading supplier of pari-mutuel accounting services, totalisator systems, equipment and technology worldwide, and the Oaklawn Jockey Club, owner and operator of Oaklawn Park, the historic Arkansas thoroughbred track that hosts the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) and $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1), announced that they have entered into a multi-year agreement for United […]

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United Tote New Service Provider For Virginia Equine Alliance, Shenandoah Downs

United Tote, a leading worldwide supplier of pari-mutuel totalisator operations, systems and financial services, announced today that it has entered into a new agreement with the Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) to provide tote services and equipment to Shenandoah Downs in Woodstock, Virginia. “It’s an honor to be the first tote operator to offer pari-mutuel wagering […]

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United Tote To Provide Services For ThistleDown, Turfway Park

United Tote, a leading worldwide supplier of pari-mutuel settlement services and totalisator systems, equipment and technology, announced today that it has begun doing business at ThistleDown Racino under the provisions of a new long-term contract entered into with ThistleDown Racino’s parent, Rock Ohio Caesars, LLC. Thistledown Director of Racing, David Ellsworth stated, “As a long-time […]

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United Tote Renews Contracts With Keeneland, Red Mile

United Tote, a leading supplier of pari-mutuel accounting services, totalisator systems, equipment and technology that processes wagers and payouts at facilities worldwide, announced it has signed renewals to provide pari-mutuel wagering technology services to Keeneland and The Red Mile, both in Lexington, Ky. United Tote has provided totalisator services to The Red Mile since 1983 […]

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Ecuadorian Track Partners With United Tote On New Pari-Mutuel System

United Tote, a leading supplier of pari-mutuel accounting services, totalisator systems, equipment and technology that processes wagers and payouts at facilities worldwide, announced Hipodromo Miguel Salem Dibo racetrack has made a significant investment to modernize its pari-mutuel wagering technology by purchasing the latest United Tote totalisator system equipment and software.  The long-term deal between the […]

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