horse racing http://peoriapublicradio.org en Horse racing at state fairs again impeded by budget cuts. http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/horse-racing-state-fairs-again-impeded-budget-cuts <div>Illinois' two state fairs did not comply with the law last year, according to a recent state audit and budget realities mean that'll happen again this summer.&nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:56:42 +0000 Hannah Meisel 25687 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Horse racing at state fairs again impeded by budget cuts. State fair reduces horse races http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-fair-reduces-horse-races <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Horse racing at this summer's state fairs will again be impeded by budget cuts.&nbsp;</div><div> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:03:40 +0000 Hannah Meisel 25618 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State fair reduces horse races Il lawmakers prevent cuts in horse-racing industry http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-lawmakers-prevent-cuts-horse-racing-industry <div>Last-minute action by Illinois lawmakers will prevent cuts in the horse-racing industry.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tracks had been threatening to slash the number of race days unless Illinois </span>reauthorized<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> "advanced deposit wagering" -- basically a form of online betting.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:27:20 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 18257 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Il lawmakers prevent cuts in horse-racing industry House passes measure allowing internet gambling on horse racing http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/house-passes-measure-allowing-internet-gambling-horse-racing <p></p><div>Internet gambling on horse racing would once again be legal in Illinois under legislation approved Sunday by the Illinois House of Representatives. IPR’S Brian Mackey has more.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Online and telephone horse betting has been illegal in Illinois all year. &nbsp;A law authorizing it expired on Dec. 31. The practice, known as "advanced deposit wagering," was a $122 million business in Illinois last year.</span></div><div> Mon, 27 May 2013 12:14:12 +0000 Denise Molina & Brian Mackey 6274 at http://peoriapublicradio.org House passes measure allowing internet gambling on horse racing