racing

23rd November 2020

Canterbury Park temporarily suspends racing & casino operations

Minnesota-based Canterbury Park Racetrack and Card Casino announced on Friday (November 20) that it would temporarily close its doors in compliance with an executive order…

20th November 2020

WatchandWager renews California horse racing license

Webis Holdings-owned advance deposit wagering subsidiary WatchandWager has renewed its license to offer horse racing in California. The two year renewal issued by California Horse…

17th November 2020

FanDuel to invest in Illinois racetrack

Flutter Entertainment’s FanDuel Group has announced plans to make a multi-million-dollar investment in Fairmount Park Racetrack in Collinsville, Illinois. The financial terms of the arrangement…

2nd November 2020

Michigan’s Northville Downs to run 54 racing days in 2021

Michigan-based racecourse Northville Downs has announced plans to schedule 54 days of live pari-mutuel horse racing on Fridays and Saturdays throughout 2021, under an order…

12th October 2020

Hawthorne Race Course partners with Virtual Live Racing

Chicago’s Hawthorne Race Course has introduced a new pari-mutuel based product line through a partnership with virtual sports software developer Virtual Live Racing (VLR). The…

17th September 2020

AGA & Nascar form responsible gambling partnership

The American Gaming Association (AGA) announced today (September 17) it has signed a new partnership with the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (Nascar),…

4th September 2020

CDI opens new outdoor gaming space at Derby City

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has opened a new outdoor gaming patio on the south side of Derby City Gaming, the only licensed land-based gaming facility in…

12th August 2020

CDI sets out safety protocols for delayed Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced a series of safety protocols for the Kentucky Derby, as it prepares to host the showpiece horse racing event…

11th August 2020

Canterbury Park posts $925,976 loss following Covid-19 upheaval

Canterbury Park Holding Corporation, operator of Canterbury Park racecourse in Minnesota, has reported a $925,976 net loss for the first half of 2020, after it…

10th August 2020

Betfred signs extended racing deal with XB Net

Gambling operator Betfred has signed an extension to its distribution deal with North American horse and greyhound racing content provider XB Net. Under the renewed…

9th July 2020

BetMakers partners PointsBet for fixed-odds racing in NJ

Sports betting operator PointsBet has agreed a new deal with online wagering solutions provider BetMakers to launch fixed-odds betting on horse racing in New Jersey.…

1st May 2020

Nascar sets out plans to resume racing on May 17

Organizers of the Nascar motor-racing series have announced plans to resume racing on 17 May with a Nascar Cup Series event at the Darlington Raceway…

23rd April 2020

Churchill Downs to host virtual Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) is to stage a virtual edition of the annual Kentucky Derby horse racing event to help raise money for novel coronavirus…

17th March 2020

Kentucky Derby postponed until September 5

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that the 2020 edition of the Kentucky Derby US horse racing event will be switched from May to September…