The international gaming company Codere has initiated an agreement with Churchill Downs Incorporated to have racing from Hipodromo de Las Americas in Mexico City simulcast throughout North America on TwinSpires.com.
TimeformUS announced that with its commercial launch July 17, it is the first past performance product focused on North American Thoroughbred horseracing to be designed specifically for the modern digital consumer.
Gov. Chris Christie Feb. 26 signed legislation legalizing Internet gambling through the Atlantic City casinos. The state legislature passed the bill just a few hours earlier.
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has launched a new eBet USA account wagering website with a multitude of new features and improvements.
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has launched a new eBet USA account wagering website with a multitude of new features and improvements
Churchill Downs Inc reported 19% growth in revenue for 2011 due largely to a Mississippi casino and online wagering.
Legislation to authorize Internet gambling at Atlantic City casinos-- and produce a dedicated amount for purses at racetracks--has been introduced in the New Jersey Senate.
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Illinois gambling patrons in Illinois will now have the opportunity of placing their bets online, as Gov. Pat Quinn approved a bill Aug. 26 legalizing online wagering on horse racing.
MTR Gaming Group has launched an online account wagering service called RacelineBet.com, which is affiliated with AmericaATB.
Youbet.com announced Monday that it is at an impasse in negotiations with TrackNet Media that could result in the online wagering company being unable to take bets on this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Youbet.com will team with Boyd Gaming's Delta Downs Racetrack & Casino in Louisiana to help build the track's online pari-mutuel handle.
Originally scheduled to take place in New Orleans, the International Simulcasting Conference kicked off Monday afternoon in San Diego with discussions focusing on the future trends in gambling and the growing presence of Internet wagering.
Jeff True, Western region general manager for Youbet.com, has been named a vice president of the company. He will continue with his current duties but also head promotion and partner development programs.
TV Games Network, the 24-hour horseracing and interactive wagering network, set a one-day handle record May 7 with $6,397,203 in bets. Wagering on the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) alone was $2,767,545.
Youbet.com set records for one-day handle and customer deposits May 7, Kentucky Derby (gr. I) day, the online wagering company announced.
Youbet.com, the California-based online wagering company, has appointed the members of an independent wagering compliance committee designed to provide oversight and audit company practices.
The Canadian Justice Department is investigating Woodbine Entertainment Group's new online wagering site that critics contend violates the law and should be shut down.
- By Tom LaMarra
Account-wagering providers and others in the pari-mutuel industry are working behind the scenes to remedy a situation that has kept bettors with certain credit cards from making legal Internet wagers.
HipodromoEnLinea.com, designed to bring online pari-mutuel wagering to Spanish-speaking people in the United States, has joined the list of affiliates in the AmericaTab program.
AmericaTab and its affiliates set a one-month handle record in March with $8.3 million in wagers, the company reported April 10. It was the second consecutive month of record-breaking handle.
Youbet.com will begin charging a subscription fee to some of its customers within the next 30 days, chief executive officer Chuck Champion said on Tuesday.
- By Tom Precious
Citibank, the nation's largest credit card company, is beginning a new system to block customers from using their plastic to make online wagers, New York attorney general Eliot Spitzer said June 14. The impact on companies that offer pari-mutuel wagering remains to be seen.
Youbet.com reported Monday that revenues rose 59% and operating expenses increased 32% during the first quarter of fiscal year 2002 and announced the election of Larry Lucas as chairman of the board.
Online wagering company America Tab has gained access to many of the country's premier racetracks by entering into a patent and content licensing agreement with the TV Games Network.
Fair Grounds president Bryan Krantz has been appointed the United States representative for Attheraces, an ambitious new online wagering and interactive television wagering company in the United Kingdom.
AmericaTab, an online wagering company owned by two Ohio racetracks -- Beulah Park and River Downs -- has added Northfield Park to its stable. The northern Ohio harness track has been approved as an equity partner in AmericaTab by the Oregon Racing Commission.
An agreement struck over the weekend will allow all online and telephone account wagering services to put the World Thoroughbred Championships on their menus Oct. 27.
Penn National Gaming has inked a deal with Playboy Enterprises to develop PlayboyRacingUSA.com, the company's online pari-mutuel wagering site. Operations could begin by the third quarter of 2001.
Youbet.com, an online wagering service, hopes to grow its wagering business through a deal with Daily Racing Form.
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