Off-Track Betting

James Matthias

Police: Long Island Man Faked Hit-And-Run Accident, Filed False Report

Police on in Suffolk County arrested a man Thursday, for allegedly making up a story about being involved in a hit-and-run crash.

01/30/2014

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Plan For ‘Huge’ Long Island Casino In The Works

A proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.

05/16/2013

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As Edgy NYC Disappears, Does Its Character Go Too?

Around countless corners, the weird, unexpected, edgy, grimy New York–the town that so many looked to for so long as a relief from cookie-cutter America–has evolved into something else entirely: tamed, prepackaged, even predictable.

01/23/2011

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NYC Off-Track Betting Board Votes To Shut Down

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.

12/02/2010

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NYC OTB Bailout Still Alive In NY Legislature

A state bailout of New York City Off-Track Betting is still alive after the state Legislature failed to approve it Monday.

WFAN–11/30/2010

People watch the screens inside an Off-Track Betting parlor in midtown Manhattan. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Warn NYC Off-Track Betting Could Shut Down

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.

11/28/2010

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NYC OTB: Tuesday Deadline Critical

New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. President Greg Rayburn said Tuesday was another critical deadline for the ailing bookmaking agency’s future.

08/28/2010