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Quebec residents can play the ponies online again

TAGs: Horse Racing, quebec

QuebecCoconutsIt’s been five months since Quebecers last placed a horse racing bet online, following the decision of racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques to shut down. During that period, when Quebec was the only province in the country not to enjoy this privilege, bettors were this close to wagering on guys banging two empty halves of coconuts together. Enter the Quebec Jockey Club, a non-profit entity trying to revive the province’s horse racing industry, et voilĂ … a five-year deal with Ontario-based Woodbine Entertainment Group and its online betting platform, HorsePlayer Interactive. You can officially lose the coconuts, mes amis. Read more.

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