New Mexico Gaming Restrictions

New Mexico Gaming Restrictions

Gaming restrictions loosened in New Mexico, purse funding expected.

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On February 25, 2021, it was announced that restrictions regarding gaming in the state of New Mexico would be loosened, said the New Mexico Racing Commission. The news was emphatically embraced by the New Mexico horseracing industry as purse accounts will now experience an influx of funding not seen since March 16, 2020. 

Newly-named Chairman of the New Mexico Racing Commission Sam Bregman said, “We are very excited to get live horseracing going again in the state of New Mexico. We look forward to getting the industry back on track starting with the April 23, 2021 opening day at SunRay Park in Farmington, New Mexico.” 

The New Mexico Racing Commission intends to make decisions regarding the SunRay Park purse schedule, condition book, post times, racing officials, and wagering format at the upcoming March 18, 2021, regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

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