Tag Archives: historical racing
- Court junks racetrack’s trademark suit against gaming company
April 28, 2016
A U.S. federal court has tossed out a lawsuit brought by several horse racing tracks who were after a gaming company over the latter’s use of track names. The suit involved electronic gambling machines maker Encore Racing Based Games, which came out with a historic horse race system that allows...
- Texas gelds racetracks by withdrawing permission to offer ‘historical racing’
February 18, 2016
Texas horse and dog racetracks fear for their future after state regulators voted to bar tracks from operating “historical racing” machines. On Thursday, the Texas Racing Commission (TRC) voted 5-4 to withdraw permission for tracks to offer so-called historical racing machines, which allow punters to wager on video simulations of...
- Xpressbet targeted by ‘DDO-ISIS’ attacks; Texas historical racing showdown
August 26, 2015
Online horse betting site Xpressbet.com was knocked offline this weekend following a “sophisticated, malicious” distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack. The Stronach Group-owned advance deposit wagering site posted a notice on Monday explaining why both its online and telephone operations had been out of commission for a couple hours on...
Texas casino (and sportsbook) cruise to nowhere hits buoy
April 18, 2017
Cybersecurity: A growing focus for gambling operators
March 1, 2017