Keyword: bill

  • New Mexico Slaughter Facility Bill Rejected

    The New Mexico House Feb. 4 rejected a bill that would have authorized the state Department of Agriculture to study the feasibility of a slaughter facility to process horse meat for human consumption.

  • Slot Machine

    Illinois House Approves Racetrack Slots

    The Illinois House May 30 passed legislation that would permit slot machines at the state's race tracks as part of a dramatic expansion of gaming around the state.

  • Pennsylvania Horsemen React to Gaming Bill

    The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association responded May 14 to legislation introduced in the state that would permit video lottery terminals at additional venues. The state's racing purses have grown considerably in the past few years with revenue from slots at the racetracks.

  • Dollar Bill has his own website.

    Dollar Bill Bucks The Web

    For those who want to get their information straight from the horse's mouth, Dollar Bill has started his own website. Well, maybe there was human intervention somewhere in there, but Mary and Gary West's 3-year-old classic contender writes in the first-person on the site, which is aimed at his fans, known as 'Billsters.'

  • California Gov. Gray Davis.

    Calfornia Veto Will Impact Pari-Mutuel Industry

    California Gov. Gray Davis, who is opposed to the expansion of gambling in his state, has vetoed legislation that would have paved the way for account wagering. The decision is a blow to racetracks and account-wagering providers who hoped for serious growth in pari-mutuel handle.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor in Chief

    The Cost of Reform

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- California Gov. Gray Davis will be doing the right thing by signing the account wagering legislation into law.