Maryland to Buy Historic Pimlico Race Course for $1

The Stronach Group, owner of Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course – home of the Preakness Stakes – will sell the historic track to the State of Maryland for $1. The Preakness Stakes, above, is the second biggest horse racing event in the US and culturally important to Maryland, which hopes to consolidate all racing at a…

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UK to Introduce Measures to Help Land-Based Gambling Venues Compete With Online

The UK government is looking at new measures to help land-based gambling venues better compete with online platforms, namely easing restrictions on said brick-and-mortar gambling businesses. new measures for casinos, arcades, and bingo halls The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Stuart Andrew released a statement on Thursday, addressing…

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UK to Introduce Measures to Help Land-Based Gambling Venues Compete With Online

The UK government is looking at new measures to help land-based gambling venues better compete with online platforms, namely easing restrictions on said brick-and-mortar gambling businesses. new measures for casinos, arcades, and bingo halls The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Stuart Andrew released a statement on Thursday, addressing…

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Las Vegas Has Come a Long Way As It Celebrates Its 119th Birthday

Las Vegas managed to transform from a small railway town in the middle of the Mojave Desert into the country’s biggest gambling destination. From mobsters and prohibition to mega resorts and major league sports teams, a lot has changed over the years. Sin City celebrated its 119th birthday on Wednesday, so we’re taking a look…

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New Hampshire Bans Greyhound Simulcasts

On Tuesday, New Hampshire’s Republican Governor Chris Sununu signed a bill to prohibit greyhound simulcasting from Jan. 1, 2027. The state joins Kansas, Colorado, and Massachusetts in recently outlawing the broadcasts, in which races are streamed in real-time enabling bettors who are far from the racetrack to wager on races. Greyhound racing is a dying…

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Minnesota’s Running Aces Racino Adds More Casinos to RICO Suit

Minnesota harness racing track Running Aces has added two more casinos to a federal racketeering suit that claims tribal operators in the state are running “illegal” games. Running Aces president and CEO Taro Ito, above, says that all he wants to do is compete on a level playing field. But tribal interests dismissed his lawsuit…

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iGaming, Sports Betting Promotions Not Easing, Claims Analyst

It was widely believed that as the iGaming and online sports wagering industries matured and as analysts and investors demanded tighter focuses on profitability, promotional spending would rationalize. One analyst said that while that’s happening, the extent to which promotional expenditures have declined is debatable. FanDuel advertises a risk-free bet up to $1,000. An analyst…

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