HTA Report Index

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2011 Reports and Materials

2010 Reports and Materials

February
Document ID: 4998
Analysis of Handicapping Programs

January
Document ID: 4864
Rules and Regulations: Advance Deposit Wagering in the United States and Canada
By: Eric Sindler

2009 Reports and Materials

December
Document ID: 4802
A Quick Survey of Basic Technologies of Potential Value to HTA Member Tracks
By Steve May

September
Document ID: 4449
Update of Racino Legislation in HTA Member States – Version 1.0
By Steve May

August 2009
Document ID: 4042
What’s New on the Web – An Updated Look at HTA Member Web Sites & Use of Social Networks
By Jen Foley

July 2009
Document ID: 3925
Racing and Gaming Commission Annual Reports for 2008
By Brody Johnson

June 2009
Document ID: 3574
Quarterly Handle at HTA Tracks 2004 – 2008 – Advanced Deposit Wagering Handle Included for Comparison
By Brody Johnson

May 2009
Document ID: 3550
State of the States 2009 – The AGA Survey of Casino Entertainment

April 30, 2009
Document ID: 3557
Charles Town Gaming vs Racing Officials on Overtime Pay Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth District

April 2009
2009 Racing Congress Transcripts

March 2009
Document ID: 3528
Purse Distribution Analysis by Race Type at HTA Tracks in 2008
By Brody Johnson

March 20, 2009
Document ID: 3504
Churchill Downs Antitrust Litigation

February 2009
Document ID: 3490
Group Sales Report

January 2009
Document ID:
Annual Summary of HTA Bi-Weekly Purse Distribution Reports
By Brody Johnson

2008 Reports and Materials

December 2008
Document ID: 3404
Reports of Interest to HTA Track Management
2008 State of the States, The AGA Survey of Casinos
Report of the Governor’s Task Force on the Future of Horse Racing by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

November 2008
Document ID: 3392
HTA Stall Application Report
Model Stall Application
Model Stall Application Release

By Brody Johnson

October 2008
Document ID: 3388
Sponsorship & Racing Current Market Trends & Sponsorship Demographics
by Alicia Armijo

September 2008
Document ID: 3372
Simulcast Procedures Manual

August 2008
Document ID: 3302
2007 Purse Distribution Analysis by Race Type
by Brody Johnson

August 15, 2008
Document ID: 3286
In The Matter Of The Appeal Of Standardbred Licensee Antonio Chiaravalle And Woodbine Entertainment Group

July 2008
Document ID: 3423
Articles and Reports of Interest to HTA Track Management

July 27, 2008
Document ID: 3306
Ontario Racing Commission Annual & Statistical Report 2006 & 2007

July 2008
Document ID: 3267
The Economic Impact Of Slot Machines On Pennsylvania’s Pari-Mutuel Wagering Industry
Benchmarking The Industry 2006 – 2007

July 3, 2008
Document ID: 3238
Florida House of Representatives, et al., vs. The Honorable Charles J. Crist, Jr., etc.

The Supreme Court of Florida issued a decision in the case Florida House of Representatives, et al. v. The Honorable Charles J. Crist, Jr on July 3.  In its decision, the Court held that the Governor of Florida “does not have the constitutional authority to bind the state to a gaming compact that clearly departs from the state’s public policy by legalizing types of gaming that are illegal elsewhere in the state.” 

June 2008

Document ID: 3242
Quarterly Handle at HTA Tracks 2004 – 2007
ADW Handle Included for Comparison

By Brody Johnson

June 2008
Document ID: 3269
Report To The Minister Of Government And Consumer Services It’s All About Leadership: Strategic Vision And Direction For The Ontario Horse Racing And Breeding Industry
Submitted by: Stanley Sadinsky Q.C., Chair William McDonnell Jane Stewart

May 2008
Document ID: 3223
2006 Purse Distribution Analysis by Race Type
By Brody Johnson

April 2008
Document ID: 3422
Articles and Reports of Interest to HTA Track Management
Decided: April 21, 2008
“Deal or No Deal”
In the Supreme Court of Georgia
S08Q0323. HARDIN et al. v. NBC UNIVERSAL INC. et al.
1. Does OCGA § 13-8-3 (b) authorize the filing and maintenance of a civil suit to   recover money paid out or lost on account of one’s participation in an illegal lottery?
2. If OCGA § 13-8-3 (b) authorizes a suit to recover money paid out or lost on account of an illegal lottery, may the plaintiff in such a suit recover from the lottery’s promoter or organizer?

April 21, 2008
Document ID: 3308
Ohio State Racing Commission 2007 Annual Report

April 2008
Document ID: 3307
State of Michigan Office of Racing Racing Commissioner 2007 Annual Report

March 2008
Document ID: 3196
Selected Presentations from the Sixth Annual Joint Meeting of HTA and TRA

February 2008
Document ID:
International Simulcasting & Racing Survey
By John Forbes and David Steggert

January 2008
Document ID: 3099
2007 Purse Distribution Report
By Brody Johnson

January 2008

Document ID: 3305
Pari-Mutuel Racing 2005 – A Statistical Summary Prepared by ARCI

2007 Reports and Materials

December 2007

Document ID: 3100
Survey of Promotions at HTA and TRA Tracks in 2006
Peter Aiello

November 2007
Document ID: 3034
A Survey of Advanced Deposit Wagering in North America
By Robert Little

October 2007
Document ID: 3011
A Comparative Cost Index for Attending HTA and TRA Tracks as Compared to the MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL
By Robert Choze

Document ID: 2997
2007 Simulcast Procedures Manual

September 6, 2007
Document ID: 2955
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, vs. Gulfstream Park Racing Association, Inc.
Florida Supreme Court

August 2007
Document ID: 2918
2005 Purse Distribution Analysis – Volume II of II
By Pam White and Brody Johnson

July 2007
Document ID: 2853
2005 Purse Distribution Analysis – Volume I of II
By Pam White and Brody Johnson

June 2007
Document ID: 2853
2004 Purse Distribution Analysis – Volume II of II
By Pam White and Brody Johnson

May 2007
Document ID: 2851
2004 Purse Distribution Analysis – Volume I of II
By Pam White and Brody Johnson

April 26, 2007
Document ID: 2812
Selected Presentations from the Fifth Annual Joint Meeting of HTA and TRA
By Jen Foley

April 26, 2007
Document ID: 2810
H.R. 2046, the Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act of 2007
Rep. Barney Frank

March 30, 2007
Document ID: 2775 & 2776
United States – Measures Affecting The Cross-Border Supply Of Gambling And Betting Services – Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Antigua and Barbuda
Annex A

March 2007
Document ID: 2766
HTA Digest of Race Track Contracts With Horsemen
By Brody Johnson

March 2007
Document ID: 2758
The United States v. Susan Bala

February 2007
Document ID: 2770
2006 Purse Distribution Report
By Brody Johnson

January 2007
Document ID: 2701
What’s New on the Web – An Updated Look at HTA Member Web Sites
By Whitney Martin & Chance Timm

2006 Reports and Materials

December 2006
Document ID: 2684
Update on Racino Legislation in United States from 2004-2006
by Jordyn Brand & Jason Egan

November 2006
Document ID: 2682
The Economic Impact Of The Charles Town Thoroughbred Race Horse Industry On The Charles Town Economy
by Thalheimer Research Associates

November 2006
Document ID:  2630
Legislation and Reports of Interest to HTA Track Management
This report includes:

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006
The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 Analyzed
The Economic Impact of Slot Machines on Horse Racing and Breeding in Ontario:   Benchmarking the Industry 1992-2004
The Economic Impacts of Horse Racing and Breeding in Ontario, 2004
Decision in Gulfstream Park Racing Association, Inc., v. Tampa Bay Downs, Inc.

October 2006
Document ID: 2609
2006 Simulcast Procedures Manual

September 2006
Document ID: 2657
2003 Purse Distribution Analysis – Volume II of II
By Pam White and Brody Johnson

August 2006
Document ID: 2656
2003 Purse Distribution Analysis – Volume I of II
By Pam White and Brody Johnson

August 2006
Document ID: 2700
Laws and Rules Pertaining to Account Wagering in the United States and Canada
By Tony DeMarco

July 2006
Document ID: 2571
Selected Presentations from the 4th Racing Congress Volume II

June 2006
Document ID: 2568
Percentage Analysis of Revenue & Expenses; Comparative Study: 2005, 2002, 1998, 1996, 1974
By Brody Johnson

June 2006

Document ID: 2470
Bedford Downs Management Corp v. State Harness Racing Commission & Valley View Downs v. State Harness Racing Commission
Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania

May 2006
Document ID: 2488
An Analysis of Account Wagering
By William Shoup & Jonathon Moss

Profile of the American Casino Gambler
By Harrah’s Entertainment

May 23, 2006
Document ID:  2450
Gambling: As the Take Rises, So Does Public Concern
Pew Research Center

May 2006
Document ID: 2443
2006 State of the States – The AGA Survey of Casino Entertainment

April 2006
Document ID: 2412
Selected Presentations of the 2006 Racing Congress – Volume I

March 2006
Document ID: 2373
VLT Gaming In Canada
Prepared By HLT Advisory

March 2006
Document ID: 2371
A Survey of Player Reward Programs at Racetracks
By Wolfgang Kratzenberg

March 2006
Document ID: 2359
H.R. 4777: The Internet Gambling Prohibition Act
Introduced by Bob Goodlatte

February 2006
Document ID: 2350
New York State’s $2 Billion Trifecta: NYRA, VLTs & OTB Competitive Auctioning of Racing Assets Could Narrow NYS Budget Gap
By Jeffrey C. Hooke &Thomas A. Firey

February 2006
Document ID: 2338
Comparative Pricing Survey
By Manny Flores & Fernando Garcia

February 2006
Document ID: 2341
74th Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2004/2005
Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering

January 19, 2006
Document ID: 2342
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -against- GREGORY MARTIN, Defendant.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

January 2006
Document ID: 2298
Customer Comforts: An Exploration of the Racing Experience
By Heather Belmonte & Sophia Mangalee

January 2006
Document ID: 2325
2005 Year-End Purse Distribution Report
By Brody Johnson

2005 Reports and Materials

December 2005
Document ID: 2296
Marketing Department Survey and Dime Superfecta Survey
By Brody Johnson

December 8, 2005
Document ID: 2267
House of Representative Staff Analysis of House Bill 1B
Information on slot machines at Broward County Racetracks.

December 8, 2005
Document ID: 2268
Florida House Bill 1B
Slot machine legislation at Broward County Racetracks.

November 2005
Document ID: 2278
Proposed Legislation and Information of Interest to HTA Track Management

     This Report Includes:

     H.R. 4411, The Internet Gambling Enforcement of 2005
     Memorandum on 2005 Internet Gambling Enforcement
     Summary of MLB’s drug policy
     A copy of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program
     S. 1114, The Clean Sports Act of 2005
     H.R. 2565, Office of National Drug Control Reauthorization Act

November 11, 2005
Document ID:
In re: Pari-mutuel wagering license application of Valley View Downs, LP, and Bedford Downs Management Corporation
The reasoning provided by the Pennsylvania State Harness Racing Commission for their decision denying harness racing licenses to the above-named applicants.

October 2005Document ID: 2222
ARTICLES AND REPORTS OF INTEREST TO HTA TRACK MANAGEMENT – Report Includes:

 Document ID: 2212
In the Matter of the Arbitration between Illinois Horsemen’s Association and Balmoral Racing Club Inc.         

Document ID: 2213
State of the State 2005
The AGA Survey of Casino Entertainment

Document ID: 2214
The Impacts of Gaming Taxation in the United States
Eugene Christiansen, CEO Christiansen Capital Advisors LLC

Document ID: 2215
Community Leaders’ Perceptions of Gaming Industry’s Effects
Peter D. Hart Research Associates, Inc.

September 2005
Document ID: 2187
2005 Simulcast Procedures Manual

August 2005
Document ID: 2165
A STUDY OF HARNESS RACING’S DEMOGRAPHICS & SPONSORSHIP POTENTIAL
By Joe Pulli

July 2005
Document ID: 2094
ARTICLES AND REPORTS OF INTEREST TO HTA TRACK MANAGEMENT
Report Includes:
         

Document ID: 2084
Gambling in Canada 2005 
Statistics and Context 
By Jason J. Asmier, Canada West Foundation

Document ID: 2085
Why the Future Of Horseracing Is At Risk: The WTO Decision and Senator Kyl
By Anthony N. Cabot and Eugene Christiansen

Document ID: 2087
Preliminary Report of Friends of New York Racing, Inc.
Initial Findings and Recommendations

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