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New owners betting on success at Seabrook Park

SEABROOK — When horses break from the gate at Churchill Downs on Saturday, those who can’t get to the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby can view the “Run for the Roses” at the newly renovated Greyhound Casino and Tavern at Seabrook Park. “Yes, we did build it in 47 days,” said 38-year-old Andre Carrier, chief operating officer of Nevada-based Eureka Casino Resorts, which purchased the old dog track in January. “Saturday will be great here.”…

Future is bright in New Hampshire as Eureka Casino Resort steps in

“We were looking to diversify by industry and by geography, and when you do that you look at places where you are comfortable and where you have a sense for the marketplace,” explained Carrier, who grew up between Southeastern Massachusetts and the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Lee went to high school at St. Paul’s in nearby Concord, N.H. and graduated from Harvard. “So, naturally one of the places you’re going to look is home, and that’s what we did…

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.”…