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Seabrook Greyhound park owner describes vision for employee-owned casino

When Andre Carrier walks around the 95,000-square-foot facility on 75 acres of land he recently purchased in Seabrook, he envisions large charitable gaming events to raise money for local causes and an entertainment destination for people who like to gamble. Carrier, who has roots in Jackson, and his business partner Greg Lee, who attended St. Paul’s School in Concord, are turning Seabrook Greyhound Park into a 100 percent employee-owned casino. On Thursday, Carrier sat down to explain their strategy.
Carrier operates Eureka Casino Resort in Mesquite, Nev., and another casino in Las Vegas. The location in Mesquite has 550 workers and in 2016 it became employee-owned…

Bill to legalize sports betting in N.H. gaining momentum

Eight months after the U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for states to legalize sports betting, New Hampshire is taking the gamble. In his budget address earlier this month, Gov. Chris Sununu voiced his support for legislation that would make betting on sports games legal under the supervision of the state’s lottery commission. The bill’s leading sponsor, Rep. Timothy Lang of Sanbornton, said it was a pleasant surprise to “hear the shout-out from the governor.”…

Casino company plans updates at Seabrook Greyhound Park

After nearly 50 years of family ownership, the Seabrook Greyhound Park has changed hands. The new owner, Eureka Casino Resort, has developed resorts and casinos in and around Las Vegas. Company officials said they want to continue the legacy of the park but give it an updated look and feel while providing new opportunities.Seabrook Greyhound Park opened in 1973. Live racing was outlawed in the state in 2010, but the park has remained open with simulcast off-track betting and charitable gaming tables…

Employee-owned Nevada casino buys Seabrook Greyhound Park

The Seabrook Greyhound Park is being sold to Eureka Casino Resort, a Nevada-based resort casino company. The purchase was announced Thursday. Eureka will waste no time making improvements to the 90,000-square-foot facility that opened in 1973 to become a local landmark. The employee-owned business based in Mesquite, Nev., said it plans to begin remodeling the Route 107 property on Feb. 4 and to transform it into a vibrant business and destination…