CDI purchases 1,250 historical racing machines

Carved racehorses.

THE PAULICK REPORT via writes: Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 1,250 historical racing machines (“HRMs”) from International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”). The newly engineered IGT product will operate on Ainsworth Game Technology's (“Ainsworth”) proprietary HRM system that was co-developed with… Continue reading CDI purchases 1,250 historical racing machines

‘Making some changes’; Horseplayers association to re-engage

Horses jump out the gate at Penn National racecourse.

PRESS RELEASE (Nov 26, 2019) The Horseplayers Association of North America, a group that has tackled issues affecting bettors such as takeout rates and signal availability, is in a “fluid situation” as far as its future, says HANA President Jeff Platt. The group, which had annually released horseplayer-centric track ratings since 2009, never updated for… Continue reading ‘Making some changes’; Horseplayers association to re-engage

Boycott Santa Anita — Bet Elsewhere

Well, there it is. Our Twitter message. Everyone on Twitter, please retweet this message. We are of course targeting the horse racing gambling fraternity. While gambling goes on at the racetrack the highest percentage of bets are placed online. We are being as clever as we know how. Weigh in with your suggestions. But most… Continue reading Boycott Santa Anita — Bet Elsewhere

Boycott betting on Santa Anita races — Twitter campaign

The legal market handle on horse racing in the United States in 2018 was $11.26 billion while experts predict the illegal sports betting market could be anywhere from $80 billion to $150 billion annually. On horse racing alone. Let's see if we can put a bit of a dent in Santa Anita's handle (we'll talk… Continue reading Boycott betting on Santa Anita races — Twitter campaign

Horse racing industry sees emerging markets south of the border (US)

By VIVIAN GRANT Oh, look. American horse racing, that noble industry that loves to kill its horses in slaughterhouses when they are through with them, wants to welcome into their fold fellow horse murderers ... Mexico and Puerto Rico! What a great idea. Why is this bunch hotter than a jalapeno about getting it all… Continue reading Horse racing industry sees emerging markets south of the border (US)