Horse Racing Side Wagers with Your Crab Fries?

Chickie’s & Pete’s in Jersey May Offer Off-Track Betting

EGG HARBOR TWP. — If a proposal before the New Jersey Racing Commission is approved, you may be able to get a side bet on a horse race with your crab fries at Chickie’s & Pete’s in Atlantic County. The commission will consider a proposal later this month to establish an off-track betting facility at the… [Read more…]

Luxury Sports Lounge Offers Kentucky Derby® Wagering

 The new $3 million sports bar, restaurant and betting venue is the only place to gamble in downtown San Diego, California.
SAN DIEGO, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Horse racing fans and sports lovers are invited to eat, drink, and place their bets during the upcoming Triple Crown racing season, beginning with world-famous Kentucky Derby®, at Striders,… [Read more…]

Race Horses are the Focus at Shoeless Joe’s in Toronto

Toronto accountant Robert Crane is poring over a stack of books, looking for Interpol. Not that Interpol. The 4-year-old colt sired by English Channel and Australian mare Strawberry Road.

“I got him in a race last time at 23-to-1. He has amazing breeding but he’s under the radar, which is fine by me,” he said while… [Read more…]

Off-track Betting Approved in Hillsborough, NJ

 HILLSBOROUGH — New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman approved an off-track wagering facility on Route 206 in Hillsborough in the former Maestro 206 restaurant on Tuesday.

The approval of the application by the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority is the final hurdle in opening the controversial… [Read more…]

Off-track Betting Approved in New Jersey County

 SOMERSET — The New Jersey Racing Commission unanimously voted Wednesday to approve an off-track wagering facility on Route 206 in Hillsborough in the former Maestro 206 restaurant. In a 6-0 vote during a meeting at Monmouth Park, the commission said that the application by the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association provided “clear and convincing evidence” and… [Read more…]

Another Restaurant OTB opens in So. California

 The California Horse Racing Board recently approved a two-year license for the Original Roadhouse Grill in Santa Maria, CA to replace the Horseman’s Off-Track betting facility.

Steven R. Mongeau, director of development for Lucia Development and representing the ORG Restaurants, said the facility will offer wagering on horse racing along with quality food and family entertainment.

The Original Roadhouse Grill has seating for 220 patrons who can watch 26 TVs. The license to offer wagering begins Sept. 1 this year and extends to Aug. 31, 2013.

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California OTB to Close after 23 Years in Business.

The Santa Maria Fairpark satellite facility has shut down after 23 years in business. The reason? Online at-home bettors are blamed for having driven the nail in the coffin. Horseplayers simply stopped coming out to the location, and the off track betting business has been in the red for over two years.

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