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Lone Star on hold

Shortly after chairman Rolando Pablos called this morning's meeting of the Texas Racing Commission to order, he announced that Global Gaming had asked that its business be taken off the agenda. And, of course, that business was the reason the meeting room here at the Department of Public Safety facility was full. At today's meeting, the Commission was to consider the transfer of the Lone Star Park license to Global Gaming, which is owned by the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma.


The Grand Prairie racetrack, which concluded its quarter horse season Saturday, has been in decline for years, as has the entire horse racing industry in the state. And for all of this year, Lone Star has had to operate in some sort of proprietary limbo. New ownership was widely viewed as the start of turning the situation around...




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