Jack DeVries, chairman of General Instrument's American Totalisator (AmTote), which operated all Connecticut Off-Track Betting facilities in the late 1970s, realized a dream in 1979 that would change the complexion of the pari-mutuel industry. On Oct. 24.
The track was highly successful until 1937 when pari-mutuel betting was repealed in Texas. After serving as a depot for military vehicles during World War II, Arlington Downs hosted auto races sanctioned ... Once a week in Time Frames, readers get a.
But what distinguished this premier race for standardbreds from most horse races is that no betting was allowed. No pari-mutuel windows ... Track meets and auto races and other racing sport events draw crowds who love the sport and the spirit of competition.
In a subsequent response to the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering three years ago ... “We do have accidents, just like horse racing and auto racing. But we’re not trying to hide anything. “I would prefer not to send (injury reports) to (Theil.
In 2013, authorities charged Richard Mardis and two others with felonies for illegally wagering on pigeon races during a November 2010 convention hosted by the racing pigeon union at a downtown Oklahoma City hotel. The investigation started after PETA.
Over the years, the Kentucky Speedway general manager said he has thought often about how it would work if his past world merged with his current one — and there was legal, pari-mutuel wagering on ... the companies that own auto racetracks need to.
Part of the plan was to also allow pari - mutuel betting on the races just like at the horse-race tracks. But the fear was that drivers might throw a race to the benefit of the oddsmakers (cough-cough, the Mob). Bill France, Sr. didn't think too much of.
The Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering has approved the transfer of Gulfstream Park ... Vella replaced Pat Collins, who died from injuries in an auto accident last month. Collins was 40. Topsfield Dancer, a first-time starter, won Wednesday`s seventh race.
Brown, chairman of the State Off Track Pari‐Mutuel Betting Commission ... In the meantime, new types of wagering introduced by the tracks would auto matically become available for offtrack bettors, Brown said. Under the present timetable, the offtrack.
Horse racing: Portland Meadows, which has struggled to stay in business as other forms of legal gambling multiplied, got final legislative approval to start a new form of pari-mutuel wagering ... evading the rules. Auto registration titles: For an extra.
Also on the board: Really, really like the combo of Dortmund and Firing Line to hit the board. Their prep duels were sensational, and I think the California crop is a step above the rest. I'm looking for Mubtaahij to rally off the pace. Longshot.