Racetrack Must Offer Simulcasts Of Out-Of-State Horse Races

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT) -- A Florida state court judge has ruled that Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino is required under state law to provide access to simulcasts of out-of-state thoroughbred horse races to pari-mutuel betting facilities in South Florida, law firm Becker & Poliakoff announced Tuesday.

Isle Casino & Racing Pompano Park first filed suit against Gulfstream in 2009, along with six other permit holders, after Gulfstream threatened to deny them access to evening simulcast signals.

Broward County Circuit Court Judge John Bowman entered final summary judgment Oct. 15, ruling that Gulfstream was required, under Florida law, to disseminate the simulcast signals of thoroughbred races...

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