A report to Gov. Christie on the future of gaming recommended the state get out of the horse racing business. A $30 million subsidy to fatten racing purses was recently allowed to lapse.
The unanimous vote of the OTB board came with a plea for the state Senate to return to Albany and vote for a rescue and reorganization plan.
Officials are warning that the New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. could be forced to shut down in December unless state lawmakers approve a bailout of the operation.