Keyword: Racing Services

  • Regulator Lauded for Assistance in Racing Services Case

    Paul Bowlinger, who will become executive vice president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International Jan. 1, 2006, has received a certificate of appreciation from the U.S. Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigative Division, for assisting law enforcement personnel in the Racing Services Inc. case in North Dakota.

  • Racing Services Founder Reports to Prison

    A few days after a federal judge denied granting her a new trial, Susan Bala, the founder and former president of North Dakota's Racing Services Inc., reported to prison Sept. 30 to begin serving a 27-month sentence.

  • Jurors: Racing Services Must Forfeit $99M

    Racing Services, the North Dakota wagering company convicted of illegal gambling, must forfeit about $99 million, the amount authorities said was wagered at an unlicensed site operated by the company.

  • CDI Cuts Off Betting Services, Tightens Standards

    Churchill Downs Inc. has suspended its business relationship with wagering services named in an indictment over alleged illegal gambling and race-fixing, and also is tightening standards for all account wagering services that take signals from the company's racetracks.

  • North Dakota Wants RSI Bankruptcy Case Dismissed

    A North Dakota judge has been asked by state Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem to dismiss the Racing Services Inc. bankruptcy case filed by owner Susan Bala because the wagering-company was under the control of a state-appointed receiver at the time of the filing.

  • Lawyer Dismissed in RSI Case; Bala Files Bankruptcy

    The attorney representing Racing Services Inc. official Raymundo Diaz was removed from the case by a U.S. District judge Thursday because of a conflict of interest. In other developments, Racing Services founder Susan Bala filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on behalf of the company.

  • Racing Services Trial Delayed

    The trial of embattled North Dakota wagering company Racing Services Inc. has been delayed from Feb. 23 to late August.

  • Racing Services Officials Appear in Court

    A preliminary hearing has been set in North Dakota state court for two executives of a Fargo horse-betting company who are accused of running an illegal off-track betting site.

  • Racing Services Denied Simulcast License

    Racing Services Inc. was denied a renewal of its North Dakota simulcasting license, amid worries about the future of a business that is facing federal felony charges and the possible seizure of its property.

  • North Dakota Commission Meeting Postponed

    The North Dakota Racing Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, which was to include a decision on whether Racing Services would be renewed as the state's simulcasting provider, has been postponed. A decision to reschedule the meeting should be made Friday, a spokesperson said.

  • Bala Ousted from Racing Services

    Susan Bala, founder and owner of Racing Services Inc. in North Dakota, has been removed from the company's day-to-day operations at the request of state attorney general Wayne Stenehjem.

  • North Dakota Commission May See Changes

    State officials in North Dakota are calling for changes to the commission that oversees horse racing and a wagering business under investigation by state and federal authorities.

  • Racing Services Files Complaint Against Consultant

    Racing Services Inc., North Dakota-based wagering company, has filed a complaint against Stevenson & Associates for alleged restraint of trade and monopolization in connection with off-track betting parlors in Mexico and Venezuela.

  • Racing Services Defends Action to National HBPA

    A memorandum circulated by the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association earlier this month that questioned the business practices of Racing Services Inc. may lead to a meeting in Las Vegas between the two entities.

  • Horsemen to Consider Operating Offshore Betting Hub

    The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, in an effort to thwart what it believes is a growing problem with the piracy of signals and subsequent loss of revenue, plans to discuss the possibility of operating its own offshore wagering hub.

  • Racing Services Creating Global Online Wagering Network

    A Mexican subsidiary of simulcast service provider Racing Services of Fargo, N.D., is creating an international online wagering service. The Global Pari-Mutuel Network will be created with a subsidiary of Orbis Development, which handles electronic financial transactions for banks and merchants worldwide.

  • Churchill, Others Seek Payments from Hialeah

    Churchill Downs Inc. has filed a lawsuit in Miami-Dade, Fla., Circuit Court alleging that Hialeah Park has failed to make payments of approximately $185,000 in simulcast fees. Meanwhile, a North Dakota wagering company and South Florida horsemen also are seeking money from the racetrack.