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US – Canterbury Park enjoys record financial performance in the third quarter

Canterbury Park, in Shakopee, Minnesota, generated record financial performance in the third quarter of 2021 with revenue growing 61 per cent year over year to a record $21.3m, while adjusted EBITDA grew 327 per cent to $5.2m. Net revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2021 increased 60.5 per cent to a record $21.3m,…

US – Minnesota Vikings team up with SharpLink Gaming

SharpLink Gaming, a pioneer of game-changing technological solutions and experienced-based services for the US online sports betting industry, has announced that the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings have again teamed with SharpLink to provide its valued super fans with a fun, free-to-play, fantasy-style online game called Pass or Play. For the third consecutive year, Pass or Play…

US – IGT becomes first to deploy video slot on spinning reels in Minnesota

International Game Technology is modernising casino entertainment in Minnesota with the launch of the S3000 cabinet at Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Onamia, Minnesota. IGT recently became the first gaming supplier approved to distribute video slot games on spinning reel cabinets in Minnesota, paving the way for Grand Casino Mille Lacs to be the first…

US – Canterbury Park temporarily suspends all operations in Minnesota

In compliance with the November 18, 2020 executive order from Minnesota Governor Walz requiring temporary closure of places of public accommodation as a measure to slow the spread of COVID-19, Canterbury Park will temporarily suspend all Card Casino, simulcast and special events operations beginning at 11:59 pm on Friday, November 20, 2020. The executive order…

US – Canterbury Park down 28.5 per cent in Q3 but pari-mutuel shows recovery

Minnesota’s Canterbury Park saw its net revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2020 decrease 28.5 per cent to $13.3m, reflecting the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the state mandated capacity limitations and weakened visitor demand subsequent to the reopening of Canterbury Park. Pari-mutuel revenues increased $606,000, or 16.9 per cent, over…

US – IGT secures extension to instant ticket contract with Minnesota Lottery

International Game Technology, via its subsidiary IGT Global Solutions, has signed a two-year contract extension with the Minnesota Lottery to continue providing high-performing instant ticket games and related services through June 30, 2022. IGT has worked directly with the Minnesota Lottery to launch extremely successful instant games since 2010. Earlier this year, the Lottery launched…

US – Canterbury Park announces phased reopening plan for resumption of operations

Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota, has confirmed that live thoroughbred and quarter horse racing season at Canterbury Park will begin on June 10, following unanimous approval from the Minnesota Racing Commission. Pursuant to an Emergency Executive Order issued on Friday, June 8 by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, Canterbury Park will be able to accommodate a…

US – Canterbury Park announces temporary employee furloughs

Canterbury Park Holding Corporation has confirmed that the company is taking additional action to help mitigate the financial impact resulting from the suspension of operations at Canterbury Park since 16 March 2020 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Given the uncertainty on the duration of Canterbury Park’s temporary closure and with no meaningful revenue…

US – Table Trac to Provide CasinoTrac System at Canterbury Park’s Card Casino

Table Trac will install its CasinoTrac system and provide services to enhance the player experience at Canterbury Park Holding Corporation in Shakopee, Minnesota. Canterbury’s Card Casino offers traditional blackjack, Blazing 7’s Blackjack, Pai Gow, baccarat, poker and a variety of other table games. In addition to its Card Casino, Canterbury hosts pari-mutuel wagering on live…