Definition of off-track in English:



North American
  • (of betting on a race) situated or taking place away from a racetrack.

    • ‘In May, the Oregon Governor signed a bill to allow year-round off-track betting on simulcasts in the state.’
    • ‘On the job for two weeks, he suggested that they could operate the state's cash-strapped off-track betting operations.’
    • ‘An accommodating new 125-seat off-track betting area guarantees that fans will never miss the excitement of a horse race.’
    • ‘One bit of good news for Colonial Downs is that three of its four off-track betting outlets had power restored and were open as of September 21.’
    • ‘Those participants who qualify from each local market will join as a team representing their racetrack or off-track betting facility in Las Vegas.’
    • ‘Penn National acquired the Pocono Downs in 1996, and the sale includes five off-track betting facilities and 400 acres of real estate.’
    • ‘As greyhound racing becomes more popular races are being simulcast to off-track wagering sites, and to other racetracks, even horse tracks.’
    • ‘As the only simulcast licensee in North Dakota, Racing Services provides signals from racetracks around the nation to ten off-track locations in the state.’
    • ‘Manhattan's Chinatown OTB outlet is the highest grossing off-track betting location for the entire state of New York.’
    • ‘Approximately 89% of the New York tracks' total handle comes from off-track betting.’
    • ‘Patrons have access to those accounts both at the track and at off-track betting outlets throughout the state.’
    • ‘Autotote has off-track betting facilities in 12 Connecticut cities.’
    • ‘The winning ticket, which originated from an off-track location in South Dakota, was worth $2,687,611.’
    • ‘He said the company's 11 off-track wagering facilities in Pennsylvania were offering great cash return.’
    • ‘Officials said they expected other racetracks and off-track wagering operators to adopt the new standard policies.’
    • ‘Members of the Evansville, Indiana, City Council want to have a say in where off-track wagering facilities are located in their city.’
    • ‘Howard added that all revenue, including revenue coming in from off-track wagers, would be contributed toward the relief effort.’
    • ‘For the last year, the Yavapai Nation has attempted to amend an appendix that requires an Arizona racetrack to get off-track betting business taking place at the casino.’
    • ‘In North America, it will be distributed via the Australian Racing Network to racetracks, off-track betting sites, and internet wagering sites.’
    • ‘Officials are also considering adding off-track betting facilities near Louisville and in South Bend, Indiana.’
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