Tag Archives: Instant Racing
- Tired of waiting for real slots, Churchill Downs settles for Instant Racing machines
June 20, 2017
Horseracing, casino and social gaming operator Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI) has been given the green light to launch pseudo-slot ‘instant racing’ machines in Kentucky. On Tuesday, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission granted initial approval to a plan that will see CDI add up to 600 ‘instant racing’ gaming machines to...
- 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...
- Kentucky casino legalization push takes hit as racing lobbying group pulls support
December 6, 2014
The odds of Kentucky legalizing casino gambling got a little longer this week after a racing lobbying group dropped its support of the idea. On Friday, the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), a group representing the state’s racing interests that had been at the forefront of the push to bring...
- IGC win right to intervene in Kentucky domain seizure; instant racing split ruling
February 22, 2014
Kentucky courts had their minds on gambling this week, as judges handed down fresh rulings on two long-running cases. On Friday, the Kentucky Court of Appeals unanimously reversed a lower court decision barring the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC) from intervening on behalf of the companies whose 141 online gambling domains...
Seahawks’ Sherman: NFL injury reports “for gamblers, for Vegas”
September 21, 2017
The year of the domain names continues
October 21, 2010
Gambling expansion now in play as Kentucky pension crisis looms
September 21, 2017
Daily fantasy sports bill falters in Kentucky congress
March 3, 2017