Tag Archives: texas racing commission
- 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...
- Churchill Downs says Texas law banning out-of-state wagering unconsitutional
October 26, 2012
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed David Williams, president of the Republican-controlled state senate, to a judgeship in south-central Kentucky. Williams and Beshear have butted heads numerous times in the past, including over the failed attempts to pass a constitutional amendment that would allow casino gambling in the state. A...
Texas casino (and sportsbook) cruise to nowhere hits buoy
April 18, 2017