Tag Archives: arlington park
- Illinois strips online gambling from casino legislation, standalone bill coming
April 24, 2013
Illinois legislators have agreed to drop online gambling from the state’s comprehensive gambling expansion bill, apparently as a concession to the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (ITHA). The Daily Racing Form broke the news in reporting on the ITHA finally reaching a new two-year contract with the Arlington Park racetrack in...
- Massachusetts online poker legislation proposed; Illinois horsemen uneasy about online gambling
April 17, 2013
State representatives in Massachusetts have introduced an amendment to the state’s new budget plan that would permit intrastate online poker operations. While state senators have previously introduced legislation allowing the Massachusetts state lottery to take its operations online, Amendment #365 to H. 3400 (read it here) calls for the licensing...
- Arlington Park needs slots to survive
August 17, 2010
The 83 year history of the Arlington Park racetrack is in jeopardy, according to officials, additional gambling from slots is necessary for the track's survival as well as the survival of racing as a whole in the state of Illinois. Read more.
- Churchill CEO raises doubts about Arlington Park future
June 18, 2010
The horse racing industry faces many hurdles and Bob Evans, Churchill Downs CEO feels that “any track without alternative gambling for extra income will find it difficult to stay in business”. Evans comments in an interview raised doubts about the future of Chicago area Arlington Park’s future. Read more.
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