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Eaves: parts of draft plan need serious work

No harness racing at Woodbine? Elimination of Home Market Areas? A centralized government body that will collect revenue from Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) assets and determine how much flows back to Canada’s largest horse racing company? Let’s just say WEG’s president and CEO isn’t … Continue reading

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In the Matter of MARK FORD vs NEW YORK STATE RACING AND WAGERING BOARD

State of New YorkSupreme Court, Appellate DivisionThird Judicial DepartmentDecided and Entered: June 6, 2013 514622________________________________In the Matter of MARK FORDet al.,Respondents,v MEMORANDUM AND ORDERNEW YORK STATE RACING ANDWAGERING BOARD,Appellant.________________________________Calendar Date: April 15, 2013Before: Rose, J.P., Spain, McCarthy and Egan Jr., … Continue reading

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New York State Racing Fan Advisory Council 2012 Report and Recommendations

New York State Racing and Wagering BoardChairman John D. SabiniMember Charles DiamondMember Daniel Hogan Dear Chairman Sabini, Members Diamond and Hogan, Pursuant to the Racing and Wagering Board’s 2011 directive establishing the Racing Fan Advisory Council, I am pleased to … Continue reading

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Tito Moreno v. Penn National Gaming and Mark Loewe Decision filed November 14, 2012

A U.S. District Court judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that a state regulation allowing licensees to appeal ejections from parimutuel facilities is unconstitutional because it does not guarantee that the appeal will be heard promptly. To view or download a … Continue reading

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The unbearable, devastating loss of Alan Kirschenbaum

By Dave Briggs. That Alan Kirschenbaum readily shared his time, profound talent and genial soul won’t surprise anyone who knew him. What you don’t know is that to us at The Sportsman, he was also a verb. He once told me the secret to … Continue reading

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