Archive for Tag: New Jersey Racing Commission

Assembly passes Dancer racing commission oversight bill

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that would mandate procedures to enforce internal controls of the New Jersey Racing Commission. A state auditor’s report examined nearly four years of records and found the Commission improperly processed $7.5 million in transactions between 2017 and...

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Assembly committee advances Dancer racing commission oversight bill

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Tourism, Gaming, and the Arts Committee on Monday advanced Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that would mandate procedures to enforce internal controls of the New Jersey Racing Commission. A state auditor’s report examined nearly four years of records and found the Commission improperly processed $7.5...

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Racing commission’s reporting requirements reformed by new law

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Racing Commission, which oversees the horse racing industry in the state, will now be able to file its annual reports at the end of the state’s fiscal year rather than the calendar year. Assemblyman Ron Dancer, a prime sponsor of the bill (A5439/S3760),...

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Dancer’s first-in-the-nation fixed odds wagering act signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing fixed odds wagering on in-state horse races was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy last week. Under the new law (A4909/S3090), New Jersey’s racetracks are permitted to expand the type of bets they accept from pari-mutuel to fixed odds to attract more...

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Bill changing racing commission filing deadline advances Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Racing Commission may be able to file its annual reports at the end of the state’s fiscal year rather than calendar year. Assemblyman Ronald Dancer’s bill passed the Assembly and now goes to the Senate for further consideration. The bill (A5439/S3760), requested by...

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Dancer bill reforming horse racing commission’s bookkeeping procedures advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Aiming to correct multiple deficiencies in the New Jersey Racing Commission’s monitoring and reporting procedures, an Assembly panel recently advanced Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill requiring greater enforcement of internal controls at the commission responsible for overseeing the state’s horse racing industry. The bill (A5484) follows a...

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