Fixed-Odds Betting and the Future of Horse Betting
to be a Focus at
Racing and Gaming Conference at Saratoga,
August 15-17, 2022
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – A panel of horse-racing industry leaders will examine the opportunities and future of fixed-odds betting when the Racing and Gaming Conference at Saratoga (RGCS) convenes August 15-17 at the Saratoga Hilton.
The five-person panel will pull back the curtain on where the regulators, sportsbooks, gaming operators, and horsemen groups stand on the issue of fixed-odds betting, focusing on the potential winners and losers. The experts will also discuss explore what other innovations are likely to impact the racing industry. The conference is jointly produced by Tinhorn Productions and Spectrum Gaming Group.
This informative panel will be moderated by Dan Hartman, Director, Colorado Division of Gaming. Presenters will include:
  • Joe Asher, President of Sports Betting, IGT
  • Dallas Baker, Head of International Operations, BetMakers
  • Michele Fischer, Vice President, SIS Content Services
  • Paul Hannon, Senior Vice President Corporate Development, PointsBet USA
  • David O’Rourke, President and CEO, New York Racing Association

To register, view the RGCS agenda and reserve a room at the host hotel, visit

The Racing and Gaming Conference at Saratoga (RGCS) has prepared an intensive agenda featuring industry experts discussing the racing and gaming industries. Program speakers include academics, elected officials, lawyers, regulators, industry executives, and racing patrons, all of whom will examine the trends, challenges and issues involving all aspects of the racing and gaming industries.

RGCS agenda topics include:
  • Downstate Casino Expansion: What’s Next?
  • Responsible Gaming: Are Programs and Funding Keeping Pace with Industry Growth
  • State Lotteries – Finding Avenues for Growth
  • Sports Betting: What’s Next?
  • The Rise (or Scourge) of Unregulated Gaming Machines
  • M&A Investment Trends in Sports Betting and Online Gaming
  • Gaming Regulation in the Digital Age: Are “Analog” Regulations and Regulators Sufficient to Police the Digital Gaming Market?
  • Online Casinos: How Will Online Gaming Legalization Across the Nation Play Out in the Next Five Years?
  • The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act and the Future of Racing
  • Horse Racing, NFTs, and the Metaverse
  • Aftercare for Race Horses: Who Pays?

The RGCS will also host two networking events—a Welcome Cocktail Party on Monday night and an evening of charity gaming at historic Canfield Casino on Tuesday evening – as well as an afternoon of racing at the historic Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday.

Sponsorship opportunities are available; click here to learn more or contact Josh Faber at
About Tinhorn Productions: Tinhorn Productions, LLC is a sole proprietorship created by Patrick Brown for the purpose of carrying on the annual Racing and Gaming Conference during the Saratoga meet. Pat Brown is no stranger to anyone who has attended the Conference in the past or is involved in racing and gaming in New York. For over 30 years, Pat has been a gaming advocate, lawyer, teacher and most importantly, a fan. 
About Spectrum Gaming Group: Spectrum is an independent research and consulting firm that has performed advisory and consulting work for gaming operators, regulators, and legislatures in 41 US states and territories and in 48 countries on six continents. Visit Spectrum at