Keyword: compact

  • KY Compact Bill Closer to Becoming Law

    The only thing standing in the way of passage of legislation that would allow Kentucky to join an interstate racing compact is reconciliation of bills in the House of Representatives and Senate.

  • State Legislators Told Compact Viable Option

    State legislators from around the United States were told July 27 a proposed interstate compact for racing and wagering is a means of promoting uniformity in the industry and fighting off threats of federal intervention.

  • Conditional Support Offered for Compact

    The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has offered conditional support for the proposed National Racing Compact based on five conditions, the organization said July 25.

  • RCI president Ed Martin

    Officials: Compact Comes at Critical Point

    Uniform regulation got a major push from industry participants April 13 amid funding deficiencies for regulatory agencies and word a member of Congress is exploring creation of national commission for Thoroughbred racing.

  • Florida Gaming Compact Signed; May Change

    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and the Seminole Tribe of Florida signed a gaming compact Aug. 31 that has some significant changes from a gaming law Crist and the Florida legislature approved earlier this year.

  • Florida: Crist moves bill to Seminoles' court

    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist signed a gaming bill June 15 that contains several changes sought by the state's Thoroughbred industry and some changes in the operations of the Seminole Tribe of Florida's casinos.

  • Gulfstream Challenges Tribal 'Pact

    Gulfstream Park has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a compact allowing tribal casinos to offer Class-III slots and banked card games in Florida, the latest attempt by the track to curb gaming competition from neighboring wagering facilities.