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Bills seek to avert OTB closure

Updated: April 3, 2010, 12:24 AM ET
By Matt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

New York legislators will be greeted with more than a dozen bills designed to address the financial plight of the bankrupt New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation when they return to session on Wednesday, four days before a threatened shutdown of the state-owned company.

The bills include several that would allow the state's six OTB companies to operate electronic gambling machines, a bill that would combine Nassau OTB with New York City OTB, and a bill introduced on Friday that would ...

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