Palm Beach Kennel Club

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Florida Greyhound Deaths: 131 Dogs Killed Last Year at State Tracks

    The dog was electrocuted before it even had a name. In October of last year, the anonymous animal "fell into a rail" and died at a Flagler compound training track, newly released records from the Department of Parimutuel Wagering show. "Some of the cases are just heartbreaking," says Carey Theil, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Gutter Politics in WPB City Commission Race: Power Players Fund Shanon Materio's Smear Campaign

    Hoping to keep her seat on the WPB City Commission, Shanon Materio led off her re-election campaign with the class envy card, trying to paint her opponent Gregg Weiss as a dilettante and an elitist. See also:-Bizarro Smear CampaignHer camp followed that up by suggesting Weiss was in bed with re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Palm Beach GOP Chair Dinerstein: "It's Not Our Country"

    By 11 last night at the GOP "victory" party at the Palm Beach Kennel Club, it was all over but the shouting -- and there hadn't even been any shouting. The networks having called the show for Obama, all that remained were a few stragglers packing up bunting and party favors, an inflatable elephant c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Why Greyhound Racing Could End in Florida This Year

    ​Last week State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat from Delray Beach, proposed a new bill that would allow greyhound tracks to keep their slot machines and poker tables, even if they don't actually race dogs on-premises. The bill (SB 1594) would end the 15-year-old live-racing requirement established i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    First Florida World Series of Poker Event at Palm Beach Kennel Club

    dupo-x-y from​Get your game face ready, South Florida. And your unemployment checks. And your mortgage payment. And your kid's lunch money.You might need it all if you plan on buying-in at the $1,600 main event during the World Series of Poker first-ever Florida circuit event. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Poker Rooms Bringing in More Money Than Dog Racing at Some Florida Tracks

    flickr.comThe future.​Even before Florida's new, expanded gambling laws took effect last month, more and more bettors in the Sunshine State were taking their cash to poker tables, and not to the wager windows at dog racing tracks, according to new statistics released by the Florida Department of B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Greyhound at Palm Beach Kennel Club Tested Positive For Cocaine​A greyhound that raced frequently at the Palm Beach Kennel Club over the last two years tested positive for cocaine at least once while racing in South Florida.The dog, a 70-pound black male named Tempo Super Stud, raced in 12 races in Palm Beach between August 2008 and September 2009, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Are Greyhound Track Owners in Business With a Mexican Cartel Financier?

    flickr.comJorge Hank Rhon​Earlier this year, the American Greyhound Track Owners Association, which is headquartered at the Palm Beach Kennel Club, took on a new member with a questionable, controversial past. At the AGTOA's spring conference, held in Las Vegas, then-President Karen Keelan called ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Greyhound Racing Suspended in Rhode Island; Racing Opponents Eye Florida

    "Wouldn't you rather pet me than bet on me?"​Last weekend, greyhound racing was suspended at Twin River, the only active track in Rhode Island. The track is bankrupt, in part it says, because of the cost of dog racing. The state assembly there is trying to revive the moribund industry, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    New Hampshire Ends Live Greyhound Racing; Will Florida Follow Suit?

    Jailamony used to race at Mardi Gras. Now she sits around looking adorable. Live greyhound racing in New Hampshire ended swiftly this week with a new state bill that allows the two tracks there to have simulcast betting without having to run dogs on the premises. Similar bills have been propo ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 2009

    Heartbreak at 45 mph

    Scenes from the life of a racing greyhound.

  • News

    August 7, 2008

    Royal Flushed

    Becoming a pro poker player isn't as sweet as it sounds

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    Sooo Thirsty

    Uncle Ken Wants You!

  • News

    February 5, 2004


    With bigger pots at stake in the track poker rooms, the workaday pros are lining up to get in

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2003
  • Calendar

    May 1, 2003

    Dog and Pony Show

    The Derby on the telly, greyhounds on the track

  • News

    December 28, 2000


    Jousting. Caber toss. Hammer throw. Cynthia Morrison has done it all. Her newest thing is escapology.