Posts Tagged ‘Racino’

Guest, Player, Bettor, Gambler – What’s in a Name?

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 1, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Uncategorized, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Guest, Player, Bettor, Gambler – What’s in a Name?

        The names are all the same, and no matter which, it all means the same to a degree. Well, sort of. – As we ventured in long ago to a world of full-card simulcast wagering, VLT’s, Historical Gaming Machines. The landscape has changed quite a bit.   Guest = Immediately I […]

Holiday Cheer

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 30, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The chatter was joyful as the holiday party settled down. I haven’t seen the old familiar faces in quite awhile. Many have retired, some to other work, and many have since passed. A day of celebration for the season of life as we ate and had drinks together. As the conversation would have a lull […]

I’ll have a beer, and $10 to win on the four…

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 25, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I worked for a very nice little racetrack. It had a turf course, a solid oval, and a loyal customer base. Since the explosion of casino-style gaming¬†taking the lead, I remember back to a little talked about tool they had in their possession. The track did pretty well over the years, but the competition from […]

Instant Racing Comes to Kentucky

by Horstradamus

posted on September 7, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

In an attempt to increase revenue at US racetracks, many local jurisdictions have turned towards slot machines and table games in order to boost their business.¬† While some states like Florida and Arkansas have approved Vegas-style slot machines and live poker tables, others have struggled against political opposition to other forms of gambling besides the […]